Career development supporting young Australians: a literature review

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Author: Polvere, Rose-Anne; Lim, Patrick


Youth transitions into employment are taking place in a complex social and economic environment. There is general agreement among researchers that the contemporary labour market is increasingly characterised by flexible, casual, precarious and insecure patterns of employment. This paper investigates how career development services can support transitions, particularly in terms of their impact for young people experiencing disadvantage, and explores the benefits of engaging parents as career supporters. The literature review brings together evidence on the role of career development in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Career development; Research; Labour market; Policy; Disadvantaged; Employment; Culture and society

Keywords: Literature review; Youth transitions; Career guidance; Career information; Transition from education and training to employment; Opinion; Family

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Fitzroy, Victoria: Brotherhood of St Laurence, 2015

Physical description: 58 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 116.393

This study was commissioned by Youth Connect and funded by the Australian Department of Education. On cover: Rose-Anne Polvere and Patrick Lim, NCVER in collaboration with the Brotherhood of St Laurence

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 120.552

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