Addressed in this article are factors that influence an individual’s career development. Included are topics on the career development process, concept of constructivism, social learning, occupational and past learning experiences, self-efficacy, verbal reinforcement, stress management, cognitive developmentalism, qualitative changes, dualistic thinking, relativism, developmental patterns and Holland’s Theory of Vocational Personalities and Work Environments. Vocational interventions that include decision aids and implications for educators in relation to career development are also presented.
Southern, J. Carol M.A.Ed. and Walters, Norma J. R.N., Ph.D.
"Factors Influencing Career Development,"
Journal of Health Occupations Education: Vol. 5
, Article 4.
Available at: http://stars.library.ucf.edu/jhoe/vol5/iss1/4