The Effectiveness instruction of the Savikas Career Construction Theoryon Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy of the Unemployed Jobseekers Supported by Unemployment Insurance

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1 علوم تحقیقات تهران

2 دانشگاه علامه طباطبایی

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine effectiveness of training Savikas career construction on career decision making self-efficacy the unemployed jobseekers covered by unemployment insurance. The statistical study group of this research consisted of all unemployed jobseekers with diploma who were referred to job centers in Tehran. 30 of these people were selected randomly as the sample group and were randomly divided into two groups of 15 participants (experiment group using the SCCT educational approach and the control group). To collect our data, a career decision-making self-efficacy scale (Betz et al., 1996) was utilized. This research was an experimental study with pre-test and post-test and was followed along with the control group. The experimental group underwent six 90-minute training sessions based on the study approach. The career decision-making self-efficacy of the participants were measured before and after the intervention, and also after 1 month. The statistical analysis of data using multivariate analysis of covariance showed the adequate stability of the training program on the career decision-making self-efficacy even after 1 month. The participants in the experiment group had a significantly higher performance with a greater self-assessment than the control group based on all the components of the career decision-making self-efficacy, except for the planning component.

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