Reflections on Empirical Findings

  • Simone R. KirpalEmail author
Part of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (TVET, volume 13)


The empirical investigation with nurses and IT technicians in Germany and the UK provided for an in-depth analysis of how employees adjust and (re)direct their work orientations and individual careers under conditions of flexibility and intensified learning demands that increasingly shape modern work contexts.


Labour Market Career Pathway Individual Career Balance Work Life Career Orientation 
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  1. Pongratz, H. J., & Voß, G. G. (2003). Arbeitskraftunternehmer. Erwerbsorientierungen in entgrenzten Arbeitsformen. Berlin: edition sigma.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Bremen, Centre for Social Policy Research, UNICOM-GebäudeBremenGermany

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