Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie

  • Sustainable career development: Health, well-being, and productivity
  • Career insecurity, job insecurity, career shocks
  • Career-related attitudes (e.g., career commitment, career optimism)
  • Seminar: Angewandte Forschungsmethoden in der Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie HS16/HS17 (Master)
  • Vertiefungsseminar: Personalentwicklung FS17/FS19 (Master)
  • Diskussionsforum der A&O: HS16/FS17/HS17/HS18/FS19 (Master)


  • SNF-Projekt: Secure careers in times of insecurity? Conceptualization, causes, and consequences of career insecurity.
  • SNF-Projekt, NFP 77: Gig Work in Switzerland: Types, Opportunities, and Risks of a Digitalized Labour Market Phenomenon. 2020-2024.

Hofer, A., Spurk, D. and Hirschi, A. (in press). When and why do negative organization-related career shocks impair career optimism? A conditional indirect effect model. Career Development International. doi:10.1108/CDI-12-2018-0299

Spurk, D., Hofer, A., Burmeister, A., Muehlhausen, J., & Volmer, J. (2019). Occupational commitment from a life span perspective: An integrative review and a research outlook. Career Development International, 24(3), 190‑221. doi:10.1108/CDI-07-2018-0184

Hofer, A., & Spurk, D. (2019). Die Rolle des Laufbahncommitments in der beruflichen Entwicklung. In S. Kauffeld & D. Spurk (Hrsg.), Handbuch Karriere und Laufbahnmanagement (S. 459-485). Berlin: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-48750-1_18