Who are the four theorist that are most influenital in Career Development today?
, and John
Donald Super's theory has been characterised as a life-span, life-space approach to careers. His early stages (50's and 60's) of vocational development included:
1. Growth (b-15 yrs)
2. Exploratory (15-24 yrs)
3. Establishment (25-44)
4. Maintenance (44-64)
5. Decline (65 +) later became disengagement
Super named five Vocational tasks:
A.) Crystalization: general vocational goals through awareness
B). Specification: move from tentative to specific voc. choice
C). Implementation: complete training/ entering employment.
D). Stablization: confirming choice by perfomring job
E). Consolidation: become established in career, advancing and achieving status
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