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A Study of Career Self-Help Discourse on Employment Insecurity in the U.S. (고용 불안에 관한 미국 커리어 자기계발 담론의 고찰)

  • Joo, Jeong-Suk
    • Journal of Convergence for Information Technology
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    • v.9 no.11
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    • pp.134-140
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    • 2019
  • This paper examines career self-help advice as one of the important channels that offers converged information, as well as influences popular perception, on white-collar labor market changes in the U.S. In this regard, the paper critically looks at career self-help advice by examining its discourses on the shift to white-collar employment insecurity as well as their problems. It especially focuses on a few of the leading career self-help books as an exemplary case, showing that they urge people to readily embrace the rise of precarious employment by presenting it as an inevitable as well as positive and empowering development. The paper also explores the problems with such accounts, showing how they foremost serve the needs of corporations seeking workplace changes.

Career Self-help Advice in the US and Its Limits (미국 커리어 자기계발 조언과 이의 문제점 고찰)

  • Joo, Jeong-Suk
    • Journal of Convergence for Information Technology
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    • v.8 no.5
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    • pp.183-188
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    • 2018
  • This paper examines career self-help advice in light of its influence on white-collar job searching in the US. After a brief overview of the white-collar labor market changes in the past few decades and the rise of the career self-help industry in America, it focuses on career self-help advice concerning a resume and networking that involves the use of information communication technology (ICT) through the review of career self-help manuals and other related literature. Finally, it looks at some of its major limits, especially the problem of presenting job searching in terms of individual efforts without regard to its structural aspects and its implications - individual responsibility for job searching and its outcomes - along with a suggestion for the type of help that can be offered to job seekers.

The golden age of self-development books and healing humanities (자기계발서 전성시대와 힐링 인문학)

  • Song, Hyeon;An, Kwan-Su
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.11 no.11
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    • pp.783-793
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    • 2013
  • Neo-liberalism after IMF bailout made the Korean book market flushing with rose due to the alleged self-development books. Vision of self-development books under neoliberal social system is inevitably reduced to a means of capital pursuing commercialization in line with improving the competitiveness of privates through the development of human resources. Characteristics of self-development books, which attributes personal fail to personal responsibility and lack of essential element compared to others in a competitive society, trap individuals forced to choose into anxiety and helplessness. Self-development and healing is a complementary relationship. Human beings needs healing -healing humanities- in the process of self-development. Therefore, humanities should trigger developing and perceiving his own 'reflexive life skills'. Individual's sense of happiness in life and his own experience is very important, and the conscious relationship about their own feelings could elicit 'self-reinforcement'.

Study on the effect of self-improvement programs in military (군에서의 자기계발 프로그램의 효과성에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Jung Won
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.13 no.1
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    • pp.11-23
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    • 2015
  • Recently the military is improving the policies of military culture for soldiers to lead a better military life. In this effect, 'division A' introduced 'goal-directed self development program'. This program is guiding the soldiers to set up personal mission in life not only in the military but also linked to the future, after being discharged from military service. Therefore the purpose of this research is to test the effect of this program on soldier's objective management, self esteem and satisfaction and to propose political strategies for creating healthier military culture. The research method was to compare and analyze the difference between two groups, 'division A'(experimental group), which operated the program, and 'division B'(controlled group) which did not operated the program. research targets were 488 soldiers in total, 257 soldiers in experimental group and 231 in controlled group. T-test(verification) and analysis of covariance was done with SPSS WIN 11.5 program with collected information. The result showed that the program has meaningful effect in every aspect mentioned above to the soldiers.