Rowena Blokker
VU University Amsterdam
Publications 3
#1Rowena Blokker (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 1
#2Jos Akkermans (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 12
Last.Svetlana N. Khapova (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 14
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Abstract Despite the established view that investing in developing one's career competencies would lead to career success and employability, little is known about the role of career shocks (i.e., positive and negative unexpected career-related events) in this relationship. To examine the role of career shocks in the relationship between career competencies, career success and employability, we analyzed data from 704 Dutch young professionals (21–35 years). Results showed that young professionals...
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#1Jos AkkermansH-Index: 12
#2Rowena BlokkerH-Index: 1
Last.Ans De Vos (University of Antwerp)H-Index: 20
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#1Jos AkkermansH-Index: 12
#2Rowena BlokkerH-Index: 1
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This symposium aims to introduce innovative ways to understand and study the 21st century school-to-work transition (STWT). Despite ample research on antecedents and outcomes of the STWT, very little is known about the interplay between micro- level and macro-level factors in achieving a successful transition from school to work. Research on the STWT has thus far been fragmented, most notably in terms of a division between micro-level and macro- level oriented research, and a lack of integration...