Effectiveness of a school-to-work transition skills program in a collectivist culture

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Author: Kepir Savoly, Dursun Didem; Tuzgol Dost, Meliha


This study examined the effectiveness of a school-to-work transition skills program on the career adaptability and career optimism of senior year university students in Turkey. For this purpose, a career intervention program was adapted from one developed in the USA. Results indicated that participants in the intervention group (N = 16) had higher career adaptability and career optimism after the program, and their scores were higher than the control group (N = 16). The effectiveness of the program was confirmed by a follow-up test three months later. This study also discusses the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Higher education; Students; Participation

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Career counselling; Program evaluation

Geographic subjects: Turkey; Europe

Published: London, England: Sage Publications in association with ACER, 2020

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Journal volume: 29

Journal number: 2

Journal date: July 2020

Pages: pp. 127-136

ISSN: 1038-4162, 2200-6974 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 141.877

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