Career Competencies for Career Success

M.A.C.Th. Kuijpers, B Schyns, Jaap Scheerens

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    This article addresses the general question as to which competencies employees need to
    possess in order to engage in self-management in their career development.The authors
    distinguished and operationalized 6 career factors and competencies of self-management
    in career development. A quantitative study was performed using 1,579 employees in 16
    Dutch companies to investigate the relationship between career competencies and career
    success. The results indicate that, among others, the factors career control and networking
    are strongly associated with career success. The results are discussed witli respect to the
    focilitation organizations can provide for their employees' career acmalization.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)168-178
    JournalCareer Development Quarterly
    Publication statusPublished - 2006


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