The paper “ How Personal or Individual and Wider Social and Institutional Change Shape Career Aspirations” is a cogent example of the literature review on human resources. Technology is a crucially important factor in the human situation. Technologies offer the source of wealth in terms of employment and leisure. As much as they help change the world, they pollute and kill as well. As an Information technology student, I would say that change is taking place rapidly in this field; therefore anybody pursuing this career has to keep updated and not to be overtaken by events.
Technologies transform either due to scientific advances or logics; hence affect society. As much as technology has made the world become a global village, it has divided people and affected people in terms of race, class, gender, ethnicity, family circumstance, and education. Today, one of the most outstanding topics that can never be overlooked is career or employment. The nature of career is currently changing with the growth of focus on non-class contexts of identity and social division together with an increasing interest in gender and ethnic inequalities (Anthias 2001, p. 839).
It is claimed that the hypothesis of social divisions can demonstrate how wider social and institutional change constitute central components of the stratification in modern societies. It is this social and institutional change that also changes the nature of a career in terms of race, class, gender, ethnicity, family circumstance, and education. Transformation in the platform of the long-term profession makes understanding the elements of various forms of career increasingly significant to career research (Saunders, Naidoo & Griffiths 2007). With this realization, this research seeks to offer a framework for which personal or individual and wider social and institutional change shape career aspirations. The field of information technology is where people interact on a daily basis over the web.
As people interact they share their daily experiences, and as such, they change their perception positively or negatively about people. It is this wider social interaction that shapes career aspirations. Information technology also changes the institution’ s way of doing things; running of the business and the way people do things. As people go through these experiences in their day-to-day lives, they learn different concepts which shape their profession.
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