Investigation of Psychometric Properties of Career Adaptability Scale

Volume 5 Issue 1
Ali Eryılmaz Ahmet Kara
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Abstract:


Work-place and work-life is one of the most important domains that individuals survive. Thus, it is important that individuals should love their jobs and be productive. At this point, some studies which increase career adaptability are needed. The aim of the present study is to develop and investigate the “Career Adaptability Scale”. This study carried out 270 (162 of them female and 108 of them male) primary, secondary and high school teachers who work in Eskişehir. To investigate the psychometric properties of the scale, explatory and confirmatory factor analysis, some reliability and validity analysis were conducted. According to results, the scale of Career Adaptability which has two sub-dimensions that are named “Career Exploration” and “Career Planning” has significant and important psychometric properties. Thus, it may be concluded that it is valid and reliable instrument. Some studies may be carried out in the future with the help of this instrument.

Keywords

  • Career
  • adaptability
  • teacher
  • exploration
  • planning
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