Protean Career of University Education Student
AbstractIn the 21st century there is a new career contract that becomes part of everyday work life called a protean career which is characterized by actions that lead to self-directed and focus on intrinsic values in the pursuit of psychological success. This study aims to obtain a description of the protean career of university education student. The research was conducted using a quantitative approach and survey methods. Data were collected using a questionnaire of a five-level Likert scale which was adopted from the Protean Career Attitudes Scale (PCAS) developed by Briscoe et al (2006). Data were analyzed using the Rasch Model. The participants were 261 of university education student. The results showed that 82 students (31.4%) in transformational or protean career category, 36 students (13.8%) in reactive category, 43 students (16.5%) in rigid category, 100 students (38.3%) dependent category. In general, protean career of university education student are in the protean dependent career category, namely low on self-directed and values-driven aspects which are characterized by being unable to set priorities or manage their own careers.
Borges, L. F. L., dkk. (2015). Expanding and adapting the protean career management scale for university students (PCMS-U). The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 18 (103), 1-13.
Briscoe J. P., dkk. (2006). Protean and boundaryless careers: an empirical exploration. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 69, 30-47.
Brown, S. D. & Lent R. W. (2012). Career Development and Counseling: Putting Theory and Research to Work, 3rd edition. USA: Wiley
Chin W. S. & Rasdi, R. M. (2017). Protean career development: exploring the individuals, organizational, and job-related factors. Asian Socal Science, 10 (21), 203-215.
Gladding, S. T (2015). Konseling Profesi yang Menyeluruh. Jakarta: PT.Indeks.
Griffin. P., dkk. (2012). Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills. New York: Springer.
Hall, D. T. (1996). Protean careers of the 21st century. Academy of Management Excecutive, 10 (4), 8-16.
Hall, D. T. (2002). Careers In and Out of Organizations. California: Sage Publications, Inc.
Hall, D.T. (2004). The protean career: a quarter-century journey. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 65 (1), 1-13.
Hall, D. T., dkk. (2017). Protean careers at work: self-direction and values orientation in psychological success. The Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 5, 1-28.
Hall, D. T. & Mirvis. (1996). The Career is Dead–long Live the Career: A Relational Approach to Careers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Havighurst, R. J. (1972). Developmental Task and Education. Chicago: David Mckay Company
Osipow, S. H. (1983). Theories of Career Development. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Rahim, N. B. & Rohaida, S. M. Z. (2015). Protean career orientation and career goal development: do they predict engineer’s psychological well being?. Social and Behavioral Sciences, 172 (2015), 270–277.
Savickas, M. L. (2009). Career Style Counseling. Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy. New York: Routlege.
Schwab, K. (2016). Fourth Industrial Revolution. Switzerland: World Economic Forum.
Schwab, K. (2018). Shaping the Futurre of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Switzerland: World Economic Forum.
Suherman, U. (2013). Bimbingan dan Konseling Karir: Sepanjang Rentang Kehidupan. Bandung: Rizqi Press.
Taber, B. J. (2013). Psychology of Career Counseling The Career Construction Interview and Its Use in Career Counseling. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Taber, B. J. & Briddick, W. C. (2011). Adlerian-based career counseling in an age of protean careers. Journal of Individual Psychology, 67 (2), 107-121.
Trilling, B. & Fadel, C. (2009). 21 Century Skills: Learning for Life In Our Time. San Francisco: Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Taber, B. J., dkk. (2011). Career style interview: a contextualized approach to career counseling. The Career Developmet Quarterly, 59, 274
Waters, L. dkk. (2015). Protean career attitudes during unemployment and reemployment: a longitudinal perspective. Journal Vocational Behaviour. 84 , 405–419.
How to Cite
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Copright Notice the Siliwangi Annual International Conference on Guidance and Counselling (SAICGC)
The conference work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.