- Offers introductory materials prepared by the editors and supplementary appendices on select topics
- Incorporates global, cultural, and international dimensions of careers and examines the social context of careers such as the contemporary work environment, emerging values in society, gender and ethnicity, social class, and work-family interface
- Explores the evolution of careers, including career stages, patterns, and transitions, as well as variations in the meaning of career success
- Discusses career decision-making strategies, and looks at legislative, regulatory, and labor relations decrees that influence career development and decision making
- Analyzes initiatives used by employers, counselors, and society to promote the effective development of careers
The Encyclopedia of Career Development is a leading edge reference tool that is recognized as a "must have" for libraries in the United States and around the world. In addition, corporations and career centers will also want to add this valuable set to their collections.