Employability as a compass for career success: development and initial validation of a new multidimensional measure

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This article reports the development and initial validation of a multidimensional measure of employability based on the theoretical model of Lo Presti and Pluviano (2016). Four different studies were designed and implemented. Study 1 was a qualitative study that involved a group of 15 labour market experts and aimed at developing the items pool. In Study 2, an exploratory factor analysis of 526 employees was carried out to examine the structure of the employability measure as previously obtained. Study 3 aimed at verifying the employability measure that had emerged from Study 2 through...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Research

Keywords: Employability; Measurement; Measuring instrument; Career planning; Personnel management; Qualitative research

Published: Oxford, England: John Wiley and Sons, 2019

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Journal volume: 23

Journal number: 4

Journal date: December 2019

Pages: pp. 253-275

ISSN: 1360-3736, 1468-2419 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 139.237

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