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Of Fitness for Work to Professionalism: Psychological and Pedagogical Conditions


  • Luchian Milkov

    () (University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria)


Profession and practice occupy about 50% of human life in modern developed societies. In Bulgaria the percentage is even greater, due to the relatively low life expectancy for men and women. We believe that because it is a mistake to lose so many years, funds, intellectual, mental and physical energy to a profession that does not bring satisfaction to the individual. The correct choice of profession allows to realizing their own potential, to avoid disappointment, to ensure equity and family life financially. Every profession, even the most interesting and beloved requires effort, tension.

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  • Luchian Milkov, 2016. "Of Fitness for Work to Professionalism: Psychological and Pedagogical Conditions," Nauchni trudove, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria, issue 1, pages 77-112, april.
  • Handle: RePEc:nwe:natrud:y:2016:i:1:p:77-112

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    profession; professional orientation; willingness to work; fitness for work; professional adaptation; professionalism;

    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration


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