Career Pathways: From School to Retirement

ISBN : 9780190907785

Jerry W. Hedge; Gary W. Carter
360 ページ
156 x 235 mm

Career Pathways: From School to Retirement brings together leading workforce researchers and practitioners to provide new perspectives on school-to-work and workplace career pathways. This groundbreaking book explains the transformations that have taken place in the workplace over the past several decades and how those transformations have combined to produce a dramatically different career landscape. It highlights the important role of career pathways as a framework for workforce and economic development within this quickly evolving career landscape.

Bringing together top figures in the field, this volume addresses a wide variety of critically important career pathway topics such as the role of apprenticeships in career pathways, the gig economy and emerging career pathways, career crafting, the role of data analytics in providing career and workforce insights, and career pathways for late career workers. It includes case study chapters that provide important practical insight into the development and use of career pathways in both educational and workplace settings, demonstrating how career pathways can help individuals and organizations succeed in today's workplace and in the workplace of the future.



List of Contributors

1. Understanding the Concept and Promise of Career Pathways

Jerry W. Hedge and Gary W. Carter

Section One: Career Pathways for Workforce Education and Economic Development

2. An Integrative Framework for Evaluating the Impact of Career Pathways

Debra Bragg

3. Pathways to Success through Career Technical Education: Developing and Evaluating Community College Career Pathways Initiatives

Lauren Eyster

4. Apprenticeships and Career Pathways

Czeslaw Noworol

5. The Interplay between Career Support and Career Pathways

Jenny Bimrose and Alan Brown

Case Studies

6. Connecting College and the Workplace through Pathway Development in Kansas

Sandra Staklis, Laura Rasmussen Foster, Debra Mikulka, and Christa Smith

7. Giving Manufacturing Career Pathways a LIFT

Myriam Sullivan and Deborah Kobes

Section Two: Career Pathways for Individuals and Organizations

8. Career Pathways as an Integrative Framework for Talent Management Systems

Jerry Hedge and Gary Carter

9. How to Steer Your Career? A Proactive Approach to Career Pathways

Jessie Koen and Roy Sijbom

10. Job and Career Crafting to Fulfill Individual Career Pathways

Maria Tims and Jos Akkermans

11. Purpose, Meaning, and Career Pathways

Bryan J. Dik, Alexandra Alayan, and Kaitlyn Reed

Case Studies

12. Career Pathways Case Study - Advance Auto Parts

Kenneth T. Bruskiewicz and Lindsay Mach Sherer

13. Career Pathways as a Strategic Human Capital Management Program: MyCareer@VA

Tim McGonigle and Shelly Butler

Section Three: Emerging Issues in Career Pathways

14. Big Data, Data Science, and Career Pathways

Dave Dorsey

15. Emerging Career Pathways: Alternative and Independent Work Arrangements

Gary Carter and Jerry Hedge

16. Career Pathways for Late Career Workers

Jenn Rineer

17. Using O*NET to Identify and Design Career Pathways

Denise Craven and Dave Rivkin

18. Fulfilling the Promise of Career Pathways

Gary Carter and Jerry Hedge


Jerry W. Hedge is Senior Program Director of workforce and organizational effectiveness at RTI International. He has more than 30 years of experience in organizational research, working with public and private sector clients to improve workforce productivity. He is a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association. Gary W. Carter is the Chief Professional Services Officer at PDRI. He has over 30 years of experience designing and successfully implementing results-driven talent management solutions. He is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.