Oxford Handbook of Job Loss and Job Search

By PhD, Ute-Christine Klehe, PhD, Edwin van Hooft

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Job search is and always has been an integral part of people's working lives. Whether one is brand new to the labor market or considered a mature, experienced worker, job seekers are regularly met with new challenges in a variety of organizational settings. Edited by Ute-Christine Klehe and Edwin A.J. van Hooft, The Oxford Handbook of Job Loss and Job Search provides readers with one of the first comprehensive overviews of the latest research and empirical knowledge in the areas of job loss and job search. Multidisciplinary in nature, Klehe, van Hooft, and their contributing authors offer fascinating insight into the diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives from which job loss and job search have been studied, such as psychology, sociology, labor studies, and economics. Discussing the antecedents and consequences of job loss, as well as outside circumstances that may necessitate a more rigorous job hunt, this Handbook presents in-depth and up-to-date knowledge on the methods and processes of this important time in one's life. Further, it examines the unique circumstances faced by different populations during their job search, such as those working job-to-job, the unemployed, mature job seekers, international job seekers, and temporary employed workers. Job loss and unemployment are among the worst stressors individuals can encounter during their lifetimes. As a result, this Handbook concludes with a discussion of the various types of interventions developed to aid the unemployed. Further, it offers readers important insights and identifies best practices for both scholars and practitioners working in the areas of job loss, unemployment, career transitions, outplacement, and job search.

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EAN

9780190903503

Format

ebook

Author

PhD, Ute-Christine Klehe,PhD, Edwin van Hooft

Category

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Series

Oxford Library of Psychology

Language

eng

Imprint

Oxford University Press

Published Date

2018-05-08

Published Country

US

EAN 9780190903503
Format Ebook
Author PhD, Ute-Christine Klehe,PhD, Edwin van Hooft
Category
Publisher Oxford University Press
Series Oxford Library of Psychology
Pages 608
Language eng
Imprint Oxford University Press
Published Date 2018-05-08
Published Country US

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