This book offers an in-depth view of recent research trends on the critical psycho-social constructs influencing the adaptation, adaptivity, adaptability and employability of individuals in a turbulent, uncertain, and chaotic work world.
1. Employability approaches to contemporary careers.- 2. Protean career attitude as a positive approach to unemployment.- 3.Personality and psycho-social employability attributes as meta-capacities for sustained employability.- 4. A psychological career resources framework for contemporary career development.- 5. Adaptability in Action: Using Personality, Aptitude and Interest Data to Help Clients Increase their Social, Emotional and Cognitive Career Meta-capacities.- 6. Entrepreneurship as 21st century skill: Research findings and theories on entrepreneurial development.- 7. Psycho-social career meta-capacities in organisational career development.- 8. Person-Environment Fit and Vocational Outcomes.- 9. Career anchors as a meta-capacity in career development.- 10. Career meta-competencies in the retention of employees.- 11. Career wellbeing and psycho-social career meta-capacities.- 12. Well-being and Flourishing in Career Development Context.- 13. Psychological ownership.- 14. Sense of coherence and career development.- 15. The role of positive psychology and wellbeing in career development.- 16. Psycho-social career meta capacities in academic career development.- 17. Using career construction to facilitate the career adaptability of prospective students in the natural sciences: A South African case study.- 18. Flourishing interventions: a practical guide to student academic career development.- 19. "Enacted Negotiation" - Narratives of Career Development amongst Previously Disadvantaged Groups in South Africa.- 20. Designing learning experiences to prepare lifelong learners for the complexities of the workplace.
This book introduces a coherent perspective on the self-regulatory career meta-capacities that individuals, as career agents, need to successfully manage their career development in a boundaryless occupational world. Enriched by empirical data and case studies by subject specialists in the fields, it serves as a cutting-edge benchmark for specialists, professionals and post-graduate students in the careers field to study. This book allows an in-depth view of the most recent research trends on the critical psycho-social constructs influencing the adaptation, adaptivity, adaptability and employability of individuals in a turbulent, uncertain and chaotic work world. In addition, it offers the practising professional new perspectives of career constructs and measures to consider in career counseling and guidance for the contemporary career.