Volume 21, Issue 114 (9-2022)                   Journal of Psychological Science 2022, 21(114): 1179-1192 | Back to browse issues page

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Professor, counseling Department, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. , M.r.abedi@edu.ui.ac.ir
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Background: In a world where the phenomenon of job loss is spreading rapidly, it is essential to be willing to invest continuously in a diverse career path that will lead to savings in human, social and psychological capital.
Aims: The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Consulting (ACT) and Constructivism Consulting in orienting the diverse career path of contract employees of an industrial company
Methods: The quasi-experimental research design was pretest-posttest with a control group. The statistical population included all contract employees of an industrial company, 36 of whom were selected by random sampling method and randomly assigned to two experimental groups and a control group (12 people in each group). The experimental groups underwent commitment and acceptance training as well as constructivism counseling training for eight sessions per week. Data were collected using the Various Career Questionnaire (PCAS) and analyzed by analysis of Variance.
Results: Findings showed that acceptance and commitment-based training (ACT) and training based on constructivist approach have an effect on the formation of protean career orientation of contract employees in the self-directional subscales of career path management and value motivation.
Conclusion: From the findings of this study, it is concluded that both types of training, depending on the situation, can be used by organizations and industries to increase the adaptability and attitude of the diverse career path of employees.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2022/01/27 | Accepted: 2022/09/1 | Published: 2022/09/4

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