South Korean college students' holland types and career compromise processes

Ju Ri Joeng, Sherri L Turner, Ki Hak Lee

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Abstract

This study explored South Korean college students' career compromise processes and examined whether preferences for sex type, prestige, or interests would be differentiated by Holland theme interest types, gender, or college major. Participants were South Korean undergraduate students from 2 universities in Seoul, South Korea. They were asked to choose 1 occupation from each of 168 pairs of occupations using a forced-choice format. A total of 376 surveys were analyzed. There were significant main effects for Holland interest types and for gender but not for college major on their career compromise processes. Implications for career counselors and researchers are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)64-73
Number of pages10
JournalCareer Development Quarterly
Volume61
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2013

Keywords

  • Holland interest types
  • South Korean college students
  • career compromise
  • prestige
  • sex type

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