The career engagement scale : Development and validation of a measure of proactive career behaviors

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_7D1D9307518B
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
The career engagement scale : Development and validation of a measure of proactive career behaviors
Périodique
Journal of Career Assessment
Auteur(s)
Hirschi A., Freund P.A., Herrmann A.
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
11/2014
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
22
Numéro
4
Pages
575-594
Langue
anglais
Résumé
Careers today increasingly require engagement in proactive career behaviors; however, there is a lack of validated measures assessing the general degree to which somebody is engaged in such career behaviors. We describe the results of six studies with six independent samples of German university students (total N = 2,854), working professionals (total N = 561), and university graduates (N = 141) that report the development and validation of the Career Engagement Scale - a measure of the degree to which somebody is proactively developing her or his career as expressed by diverse career behaviors. The studies provide support for measurement invariance across gender and time. In support of convergent and discriminant validity, we find that career engagement is more prevalent among working professionals than among university students and that this scale has incremental validity above several specific career behaviors regarding its relation to vocational identity clarity and career self-efficacy beliefs among students and to job and career satisfaction among employees. In support of incremental predictive validity, beyond the effects of several more specific career behaviors, career engagement while at university predicts higher job and career satisfaction several months later after beginning work.
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