The Next Generation of Career Success: Implications for HRD
Advances in Developing Human Resources
The problem and the solution. This exploratory qualitative study investigated young professionals' definitions of career success and the strategies they employ to achieve that success. There were three over-arching themes that emerged from the data. Two reflect how young professionals perceive career success.They see it as individualistic and as a multidimensional concept that is likely to change throughout their work lives.The third theme, attaining work—life balance, is integral to their definition of career success as well as to their strategies for attaining success. Implications for human resource development are provided.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology | Organizational Behavior and Theory
Kimberly S. McDonald and Linda M. Hite (2008).
The Next Generation of Career Success: Implications for HRD. Advances in Developing Human Resources.10 (1), 86-103.