Lifelong learning mindset and career success: Evidence from the field of accounting and finance

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Journal publication | By David Drewery, Robert Sproule and Judene Pretti (2020)

Key points

  • A lifelong learning mindset includes curiosity, strategic thinking, and resilience.
  • This research found that co-op students who had a greater lifelong learning mindset had higher performance ratings from their supervisors.
  • Graduates who had a greater lifelong learning mindset had better career success, including greater performance, more promotions and higher job satisfaction.