Who awaits success and who is afraid of failure on labour market? Psychological characteristics of young people assessing their professional career chances
Languages of publication
The authoresses search for answer to the question: what psychological features and socio-demographic factors characteristic for Polish young people influence on their optimistic or pessimistic expectations towards finding a job. The outcomes of the research show that optimistic point of view on own chances on labour market has increased in comparison to the one from the 90s of 20th century. In case of looking for job corresponding with qualifications, the estimation of chances relates to higher education studies. The examined realize that graduation do not guarantee finding a job. Women more than men are afraid of failure in getting a job. Expecting failure or success on labour market relates to values that young people appreciate. Pessimists - expecting failure in professional sphere - attribute values in mutual relationship between people while optimists - well-disposed towards success - appreciate material values and education.
Publication order reference
CEJSH db identifier