Employability and Career Success: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Reality

  title={Employability and Career Success: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Reality},
  author={Robert Edward Hogan and Tomas Chamorro‐Premuzic and Robert Blair Kaiser},
  journal={Industrial and Organizational Psychology},
  pages={3 - 16}
Employability is defined as the capacity to gain and retain formal employment, or find new employment if necessary. Reasons for unemployment are often attributed to economic factors, but psychological factors associated with employability also contribute to the problem. Consequently, industrial-organizational psychologists should be uniquely suited to contribute to policy solutions for enhancing employability. This review begins by surveying the most common research approach to employability… Expand
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