Search for dissertations about: "career guidance"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words career guidance.

  1. 1. Social representations of career and career guidance in the changing world of working life

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Education and Communication

    Author : Ingela Bergmo-Prvulovic; Christina Chaib; Mohamed Chaib; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Career; career development; career guidance; career guidance practice; educational and vocational guidance; guidance counselling; changing world of working life; European policy; lifelong learning; human resource strategies; human resource profession; social representations; document analysis; free associations method; qualitative content analysis; subjective career; objective career;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the meaning of career as a phenomenon and its implication for career guidance. In 1996, career as a phenomenon was more or less considered to be an obsolete or even extinct phenomenon. Since then, career guidance has received increased attention along with the increased interest in lifelong learning strategies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Governance of Career Guidance an enquiry into European policy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Anki Bengtsson; Klas Roth; Maria Olson; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governmentality; governance; career guidance; career management; Michel Foucault; entrepreneurial; policy; active citizenship; civic competence; self-management; Europe; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to enquire into and problematize the governance of career guidance and how individuals’ career management is constructed within EU policy. The empirical material consists of European policy documents produced during 2000-2015. READ MORE

  3. 3. The work of job seeking : studies on career advice for white-collar workers

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Marinette Fogde; Mats Ekström; Kerstin Jacobsson; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; job seeking; career advice; employability; governmentality; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In contemporary working life, training and guidance on how to write a curriculum vitae (CV) or succeed at an interview are fundamental features of job seeking. This kind of training and guidance, which emphasizes communicative skills and performance, entails ideals and norms in the process of becoming employed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Approaching the future a study of Swedish school leavers' information related activities

    University dissertation from Department of Library and Information Science/Swedish School of Library and Information Science University College of Borås/Göteborg University

    Author : Frances Hultgren; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information seeking; career guidance; young people; transition;

    Abstract : The focus of the thesis is on how school leavers deal with the flood of information, advice and expectations that are directed towards them at a structurally induced turning point in their lives. With a departure point in Giddens’ claim that people select and interpret information on their own terms as a means of preserving coherent narratives of self-identity, stories of information seeking were examined as a means of gaining insight into how young people living in late modernity face its tensions and dilemmas in the ways in which they seek and use information. READ MORE

  5. 5. Without mast, without sails, without compass Non-traditional trajectories into higher education and the duality of the folk-market

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Reed T. Curtis; Klara Bolander Laksov; Max Scheja; Fredrik Hertzberg; Rie Thomsen; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; educational trajectories; self-efficacy; collective efficacy; sociocultural history; Sweden; neoliberalism; education; university; school choice; career guidance; statist individualism; folkhem; transitions; pragmatism; late modernity; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : In 1809, the trajectory of Swedish history and the identities associated with the country changed after Finland was lost to Russia. Swedish General von Döbeln explained that the loss left the nation "without mast, without sails, without compass." The research within this dissertation is not of war but of a similar sense of loss. READ MORE