Tackling the root of insecurity: Why some workers experience less insecurity in today’s labor market
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© 2018 Academy of Management. All rights reserved. Why do some workers experience less insecurity than others while facing the same labor market threat? This three-wave field study showed that proactive career behavior can buffer the damaging effects of labor market threats (e.g., an expiring contract), thereby preventing the emergence of insecurity and subsequent stress and career dissatisfaction.
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