The Impact of Providing Labour Market Information Training on Trainees' Perceptions of Job related Self-Efficacy: A Comparison of the Influence of Two Delivery Methods on Expressions of Competence and Confidence


  • Martha Reavley University of Windsor
  • Denise Ghanam Ghanam Consulting Inc


self-efficacy, labour market information, training, trainees, job, competence, confidence


The results of interviews conducted with displaced automotive workers who participated in a field experiment testing the impact of labour market information interventions on job related self-efficacy are reported. Selfefficacy, expressed through competence and confidence impacts labour market behaviour. Career decision making assistance may be better suited to one-on-one counseling sessions in order to tailor the training to individual interests. Job search LMI interventions are perceived as more effective when delivered in group sessions. Social support enhances job related self-efficacy by building competence and confidence.


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How to Cite

Reavley, M. ., & Ghanam, D. . (2013). The Impact of Providing Labour Market Information Training on Trainees’ Perceptions of Job related Self-Efficacy: A Comparison of the Influence of Two Delivery Methods on Expressions of Competence and Confidence. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 12(2), 20–34. Retrieved from