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Do You Think I'm Worth It? The Self-Verifying Role of Parental Engagement in Career Adaptability and Career Persistence Among STEM Students

Amarnani, Rajiv K.; Garcia, Patrick James M; Restubog, Simon; Bordia, Prashant; Bordia, Sarbari


Parents contribute a great deal to their children’s career development. Despite the central importance of the self-concept to career development, little research has examined the role played by parental engagement in the link between the child’s self-concept and career development. Integrating self-verification and career construction theories, we develop and test the prediction that parental engagement indirectly contributes to career adaptability and career persistence by serving as a tacit...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Career Assessment
DOI: 10.1177/1069072716679925


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