Effect of labour market information (LMI): comparison between independent and assisted use of LMI

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Author: Milot-Lapointe, Francis; Savard, Reginald; Paquette, Sylvain


According to a large meta-analysis (Brown and Ryan Krane, 2000), labour market information (LMI) is a critical ingredient in achieving career goals of individuals. This study aims to assess the effect of LMI use, with and without the help of a counsellor, taking into account the possible presence of differential effects according to client consultation needs (career choice or job search). Clients (n = 203) in job centres in New Brunswick and Saskatchewan were assigned randomly to two delivery modes: the independent self-help (use of LMI without help) or the assisted self-help (use of LMI...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Labour market; Employment

Keywords: Career goal; Career counsellor; Job searching; Employability; Decision making

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: St John's, Newfoundland: Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2018

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Journal volume: 17

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2018

Pages: pp. 43-52

ISSN: 1499-1845, 1499-1853 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 137.1129

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