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The meaning of work – orientation patterns adopted by gatekeepers at the transition to the world of work

The meaning of work – orientation patterns adopted by gatekeepers at the transition to the world of work
Issue/Year (Volume) 3/2021 (50)
Pages 50-53
Language English

Young people become particularly reliant upon orientation and assistance if they fail to make a smooth transition to the world of work after leaving the education system. This task is also taken on by professionals in the areas of work placement and vocational guidance. The article presents three types of expert, each of whom uses different orientation and action logics to try and direct young people into the world of work. All of these instances are, however, associated with specific pitfalls and orientation uncertainties which may impede dynamic integration into the labour market.