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Career Salience

  • By: Helen S. Farmer
  • In: Encyclopedia of Career Development
  • Edited by: Jeffrey H. Greenhaus & Gerard A. Callanan
  • Subject:Career Development, Occupational/Industrial Psychology

The word salience comes from the Latin word salire, “to go out,” as out of a door or gate. Salient may also mean “standing out from the rest” or “prominent.” Donald Super linked the idea of salience, meaning prominent or standing ...

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