Follow us on:   
Search
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in comments
Filter by Content Type
Jobs
Resource Listings
Events
Products

Career maturity

Wikis > Career maturity

Career maturity is the attitudinal and cognitive readiness to cope with the developmental tasks of finding, preparing for, getting established in, pursuing, and retiring from an occupation. It expresses an individual’s readiness to make educational and vocational choices, including planfulness or time perspective, exploration, information, decision making, and reality orientation.

References:

Landine, Jeffrey and John Stewart, “Assessment in Career Guidance.” In Blythe C. Shepard and Priya S. Mani (editors). Career Development Practice in Canada: Perspectives, Principles and Professionalism. Toronto: Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), 2014, p.434.

Patton, Wendy and Jan Lokan, “Perspectives on Donald Super’s Construct of Career Maturity.” International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2001, Volume 1, Issue 1-2, pp 31-48. Online: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FA%3A1016964629452#page-1 (Retrieved on August 6, 2014)

Shepard, Blythe C. and Priya S. Mani, “Career Development for Students.” In Blythe C. Shepard and Priya S. Mani (editors). Career Development Practice in Canada: Perspectives, Principles and Professionalism. Toronto: Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), 2014, p.355.

Skip to toolbar