The Importance of Partner Involvement in Determining Career Decision-Making Difficulties
Keywords:partner, career, career decision making, involvment
Investigating the impact of systemic factors on career decision-making has become essential to ensure decision-making models remain relevant for today’s
workforce. The present study explored the connections between romantic partner involvement and career decisionmaking difficulties. Eligible participants
(N = 105) were between the ages of 20 and 40 and currently involved in a committed romantic relationship of at least one year in duration. Hierarchical multiple regression revealed that, after accounting for gender, age and school status, level of partner involvement was a small but significant predictor of career decision-making difficulties. Limitations and implications for future research and practice are discussed.
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