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A Study On Career Adaptability For University Students A Case Of Undergraduates In Wuhan

Posted on:2011-04-24Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:Y P ZhuFull Text:PDF
GTID:2217330362957069Subject:Development and educational psychology
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With the higher employment pressure, it is to become a widespread concern of the education sector how to promote undergraduates'employment. One of the fundamental way to enhance the students' employability is to improve their career adaptability, making students to have good attitude and ability to adapt a new work.The major findings in this study are as follows: The purpose of the Study One is to develop a suitable inventory of career adaptability for the Chinese undergraduates. In order to devise the Career Adaptability Inventory, a survey was conducted, according to which the four factors were summarized. The study adopted the questionnaire as the methodology. The analysis of the Study Two is to investigate the differences and correlations among demographic variables, career decision-making difficulties and career adaptability. There were 672 valid subjects chosen from the university students in Wuhan.The main conclusions are as follows:(1) The structure of undergraduates'career adaptability includs four factors: self -exploration, environment exploration, career planning and career confidence. The item characteristics of the scale are acceptable, and it also has good reliability and validity.(2) The score of undergraduates'career adaptability is higher than average,according to descending order, four factors turned as: career confidence,self -exploration, environment exploration and career planning.(3) Undergraduates'Career Adaptability are significantly different between grade,region,major and working experience, but no difference between gender.(4) Career adaptability and its various factors had significantly negative correlation with career decision-making difficulties, and they have different predicted effects on the dimensions of career decision-making difficulties.
Keywords/Search Tags:Undergraduates, Career adaptability, Career decision-making difficulties
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