Making a successful transition to work: a fresh look at organizational support for young newcomers from an individual-driven career adjustment perspective

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Author: Takeuchi, Norihiko; Takeuchi, Tomokazu; Jung, Yuhee


Although career transitions occur several times during people's life course, a significant turning point may be the school-to-work transition (STWT) of young adults migrating from structured academic environments to chaotic organizational setups. In the field of newcomer socialization, successful STWTs, particularly in the post-employment phase, have been widely researched, although the studies have been dominated by an 'organization-driven' perspective on what motivates young newcomers to adjust themselves to organizational career norms. By examining 'individual-driven' career...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Outcomes; Employment; Youth

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Employment outcomes; Career pattern; Career planning; Outcomes of education and training; Working conditions; Entry into working life; Youth transitions

Geographic subjects: Japan; Asia

Published: Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 2021

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Journal volume: 128

Journal date: August 2021

Pages: pp. 1-22

ISSN: 0001-8791

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 145.389

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