Preparing for a sustainable career: challenges and opportunities

Donald, William E. ORCID logo ORCID: and Mouratidou, Maria ORCID logo ORCID: (2022) Preparing for a sustainable career: challenges and opportunities. GiLE Journal of Skills Development, 2 (2). pp. 3-5.

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A sustainable career can be understood as a dynamic and flexible process that plays out over time whereby, via career agency, an individual commits to lifelong learning and the generation of personal resources across a series of career experiences that provide meaning to the individual (Van der Heijden & De Vos, 2015). Therefore, the three dimensions of a sustainable career are person, context, and time. Our paper examines the challenges and opportunities that university students face when preparing for a sustainable career since time spent in higher education can act as an antecedent to career sustainability. The content is based on our Closing Keynote Speech at the GiLE4Youth Conference on 2nd June 2022. Conference Website:

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: GiLE Journal of Skills Development
Publisher: GiLE Oktatasi Alapitvany
ISSN: 2732-3781
Departments: Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership > Applied Transformative Education and Leadership
Additional Information: Guest column. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2022 09:57
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2024 17:34


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