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dr. E.A.J. (Edwin) van Hooft

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group Work and Organizational Psychology
Photographer: UvA/Dirk Gillissen

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 129
  • Room number: 2.14
Postal address
  • Postbus 15919
    1001 NK Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Curriculum Vitae

    2018 - present Director Graduate School of Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam
    2009 - present Associate Professor, Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Amsterdam
    2006 - 2009 Postdoctoral research fellow (VENI), Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)/Erasmus University Rotterdam
    2005 - 2009 Assistant Professor, Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam
    2003 - 2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, VU University Amsterdam
    2002 Visiting Researcher, Psychology Department, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
    1999 - 2003 Ph.D. Student Work and Organizational Psychology, VU University Amsterdam
    1999 Research Trainee, GITP Research & Development, Amsterdam
    1997 Research Assistant, Department of Information Systems and Management, Tilburg University
    1995 - 1999 M.A. Human Resources Sciences, Tilburg University
    1993 - 1998 M.A. Information Management Sciences, Tilburg University

    Professional Memberships

    • Kurt Lewin Institute (KLI) - Member
    • Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) - International Affiliate     
    • Academy of Management (AOM) - Member
    • European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) - Member
    • Dutch Association of I/O Researchers (WAOP) - Member   

     

    Editorial activities

    • Editorial board member Journal of Applied Psychology
    • Editorial board member Personnel Psychology
    • Associate editor Gedrag & Organisatie
    • Guest editor special issue 'Trends rondom diversiteit' for Gedrag & Organisatie (with Astrid Homan and Sjir Uitdewilligen)
    • Editor Oxford Handbook on Job Loss and Job Search (with Ute-Christine Klehe)
    For more information:

    Oxford Handbooks Online

    To special issue on diversity in Gedrag & Organisatie

    To website Work and Organizational Psychology

  • Research

    Research interests

    • Motivation and self-regulation: procrastination, goal orientation, intention-behavior consistency, boredom
    • Job search behavior, job loss, unemployment, reemployment
    • Recruitment: applicant attraction, job pursuit
    • Assessment: faking, 360º feedback, personality

    To website NWO-funded Workout-project.

    To website 7th Biennial Conference on Procrastination

    Advisor (co-promotor) of:

    • Judith Langerak (UvA) - Project on the psychology of the flexible labor market, funded by Instituut GAK (with Jessie Koen)
    • Loes Kreemers (UvA) - ORA-project on self-regulation during unemployment, funded by NWO (with Annelies van Vianen)
    • Gerald Weltevreden (UvA) - Project on implicit theories and achievement goals (with Annelies van Vianen)
    • Nicoletta Dimitrova (VU) - Project on errors and self-regulation (with Cathy van Dyck and Peter Groenewegen; defended February 2014)
    • Gera Noordzij (EUR) - Project on the role of goal orientation in reemployment counselling, funded by AGENS (with Heleen van Mierlo and Marise Born; defended January 2013)
    • Benjamin J. de Boer (EUR) - Project on self-control (with Arnold Bakker; defended January 2012)
  • Publications

    International publications

    • Van Hoye, G., Van Hooft, E.A.J., Stremersch, J., & Lievens, F. (2019). Specific job search self-efficacy beliefs and behaviors of unemployed ethnic minority women. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 27, 9-20. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsa.12231

    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Van Hooff, M.L.M. (2018). The state of boredom: Frustrating or depressing? Motivation and Emotion, 42, 931-946. https://rdcu.be/2Djm

    • Weltevreden, G. M., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Van Vianen, A.E.M. (2018). Parental behavior and adolescent’s achievement goals in sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 39, 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.08.004
    • Klehe, U.-C., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (Eds.) (2018). The Oxford Handbook of Job Loss and Job Search. New York: Oxford University Press. http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199764921.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199764921

    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Van Mierlo, H. (2018). When teams fail to self-regulate: Predictors and outcomes of team procrastination among debating teams. Frontiers in Psychology, 9: 464. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00464

    • Kreemers, L., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Van Vianen, A.E.M. (2018). Dealing with negative job search experiences: The beneficial role of self-compassion for job seekers' affective responses. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 106, 165-179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2018.02.001

    • Dimitrova, N.G., Van Hooft, E.A.J., Van Dyck, C., & Groenewegen, P. (2017). Behind the wheel: What drives the effects of error handling. The Journal of Social Psychology, 157, 658-672. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224545.2016.1270891

    • Van Hooff, M.L.M., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2017). Boredom at work: Towards a dynamic spillover model of need satisfaction, work motivation, and work-related boredom. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 26, 133-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2016.1241769

    • Van Hooft, E. A. J. (2016). Self-regulatory perspectives in the theory of planned job-search behavior: Deliberate and automatic self-regulation strategies to facilitate job seeking. In U.-C. Klehe, & E. A. J. van Hooft (Eds.), Oxford Handbook on Job Loss and Job Search. New York: Oxford University Press. http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199764921.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199764921-e-31

    • Van Hooft, E. A. J. (2016). Motivation and self-regulation in job search: A theory of planned job-search behavior. In U.-C. Klehe, & E.A.J. van Hooft (Eds.), Oxford Handbook on Job Loss and Job Search. New York: Oxford University Press. http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199764921.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199764921-e-010

    • Koen, J., Van Vianen, A.E.M., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Klehe, U.-C. (2016). How experienced autonomy can improve job seekers' motivation, job search, and chance of finding reemployment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 95-96, 31-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2016.07.003

    • Van Hooff, M.L.M., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2016). Work-related boredom and depressed mood from a daily perspective: The moderating role of work centrality and need satisfaction. Work & Stress 30, 209-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02678373.2016.1206151

    • Van Mierlo, H., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2015). A group-level conceptualization of the 2x2 achievement goal framework: Antecedents and motivational outcomes. Group & Organization Management, 40, 776-808. http://gom.sagepub.com/content/40/6/776

    • Dimitrova, N., Van Dyck, C., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Groenewegen, P. (2015). Don’t fuss, focus: The mediating effect of on-task thoughts on the relationship between error approach instructions and task performance. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 64, 599-624. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/apps.12029/abstract 
    • De Boer, B.J., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Bakker, A.B. (2015). Self-control at work: Its relationship with contextual performance. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 30, 406-421. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JMP-08-2012-0237
    • Van Hooff, M.L.M., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2014). Boredom at work: Proximal and distal consequences of affective work-related boredom. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 348-359. http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ocp/19/3/348/
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2014). Motivating and hindering factors during the reemployment process: The added value of employment counselors' assessment. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 1-17. http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ocp/19/1/1/
    • Noordzij, G., Van Hooft, E.A.J., Van Mierlo, H., Van Dam, A., & Born, M.Ph. (2013). The effects of a learning-goal orientation training on self-regulation: A field experiment among unemployed job seekers. Personnel Psychology, 66, 723-755. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/peps.12011/abstract
    • Noordzij, G.,Van Hooft, E.A.J., Van Mierlo, H., Van Dam, A., & Born, M.Ph. (2013). Getting unemployed job seekers back to work: The development of a process model of employment counseling behavior. Career Development Quarterly, 61 , 256-275. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/j.2161-0045.2013.00054.x/abstract
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Wanberg, C.R., & Van Hoye, G. (2013). Moving beyond job search quantity: Towards a conceptualization and self-regulatory framework of job search quality. Organizational Psychology Review, 3, 3-40. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2041386612456033
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Born, M.Ph. (2012). Intentional response distortion on personality tests: Using eye-tracking to understand response processes when faking. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97 , 301-316. http://psycnet.apa.org/buy/2011-22089-001
    • Wanberg, C. R., Basbug, G., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Samtani, A. (2012). Navigating the black hole: Explicating layers of job search context and adaptational responses. Personnel Psychology, 65, 887-926. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/peps.12005/abstract
    • Van Hooft, E. A. J., & Stout, T. (2012). Nepotism and career choice, job search, and job choice. In R. G. Jones (Ed.), Nepotism in organizations (pp. 67-91). SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series (Series Ed.: E. Salas). New York: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Nepotism-in-Organizations/Jones/p/book/9780815390831
    • De Boer, B.J., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Bakker, A.B. (2011). Stop and start control: A distinction within self-control. European Journal of Personality, 25, 349-362. (Awarded with the Wiley-Blackwell 2011 Award for Outstanding Contribution to the European Journal of Personality.) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/per.796/abstract
    • De Ridder, D., De Boer, B.J.,  Lugtig, P., Bakker, A.B., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2011). Not doing bad things is not equivalent to doing the right thing: Distinguishing between inhibitory and initiatory self-control. Personality and Individual Differences, 50 , 1006-1011. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2011.01.015
    • Jaidi, Y., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Arends, L.R. (2011). Recruiting highly-educated graduates: A study on the relationship between recruitment information sources, the theory of planned behavior, and actual job pursuit. Human Performance, 24 , 135-157. https://doi.org/10.1080/08959285.2011.554468
    • Russo, G., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2011). Identities, conflicting behavioural norms and the importance of job attributes. Journal of Economic Psychology, 32 , 103-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2010.09.002
    • Van Dyck, C., Van Hooft, E.A.J., De Gilder, D., & Liesveld, L.C. (2010). Proximal antecedents and correlates of adopted error approach: A self-regulatory perspective. The Journal of Social Psychology, 150 , 428-451. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224540903366743
    • Wanberg, C.R., Zhu, J., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2010). The job-search grind: Perceived progress, self-reactions, and self-regulation of search effort. Academy of Management Journal, 53 , 788-807.  https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/20788792.pdf (Awarded with the HRM Scholarly Achievement Award 2011 for the HR Division of the Academy of Management; Finalist for Academy of Management Journal's Best Paper Award 2010.)
    • Schreurs, B., Derous, E., Van Hooft, E.A.J., Proost, K., & De Witte, K. (2009). Predicting applicants' job pursuit behavior from their selection expectations: The mediating role of the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30 , 761-783.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & De Jong, M. (2009). Predicting job seeking for temporary employment using the theory of planned behaviour: The moderating role of individualism and collectivism. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 82, 295-316.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Noordzij, G. (2009). The effects of goal orientation on job search and reemployment: A field experiment among unemployed job seekers. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 1581-1590.
    • Van Hoye, G., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Lievens, F. (2009). Networking as a job search behaviour:A social network perspective. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 82 ,661-682.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Crossley, C.D. (2008). The joint role of locus of control and perceived financial need in job search. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 16, 258-271. digitalcommons.unl.edu/managementfacpub/7/
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Born,M.Ph., Taris,T.W., & Van der Flier, H. (2006). Ethnic and gender differences in applicants' decision-making processes: An application of the theory of reasoned action. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 14 , 156-166. repub.eur.nl/resource/pub_16683/index.html
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Born, M.Ph., Taris, T.W., & Van der Flier, H. (2006). The cross-cultural generalizability of the theory of planned behavior: A study on job seeking in The Netherlands. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 37 , 127-135.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Van der Flier, H., & Minne, M.R. (2006). Construct validity of multi-source performance ratings: An examination of the relationship of self-, supervisor-, andpeer-ratings with cognitive and personality measures. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 14 , 67-81. repub.eur.nl/resource/pub_16681/index.html
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Born, M.Ph., Taris, T.W., & Van der Flier, H. (2005). Predictors and outcomesof job search behavior: The moderating effects of gender and family situation. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 67 , 133-152.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Born, M.Ph., Taris, T.W., Van der Flier, H., & Blonk, R.W.B. (2005). Bridging the gap between intentions and behavior: Implementation intentions, action control, and procrastination. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 66 , 238-256.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Born, M.Ph., Taris, T.W., & Van der Flier, H. (2004). Job search behavior and the theory of plannedbehavior: Minority - majority group differencesin The Netherlands. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 65 , 366-390.

    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Born, M.Ph., Taris, T.W., Van der Flier, H., & Blonk, R.W.B. (2004). Predictors of job search behavior among employed and unemployed people. Personnel Psychology, 57 , 25-59.

     

    Publications in Dutch

    • Noordzij, G., Van Hooft, E. A. J., Van Mierlo, H., & Born, M. Ph. (2018). De samenhang tussen doeloriëntatie en werkprestatie: Een clusteranalyse. Gedrag & Organisatie, 31, 3-29. https://www.gedragenorganisatie.nl/inhoud/tijdschrift_artikel/GO-31-1-1/De-samenhang-tussen-doelori-ntatie-en-werkprestatie-een-clusteranalyse
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Van den Hee, S. (2017). Inhoudelijke effectevaluatie trainingen 50plus WW: Eindrapportage resultaten Voormeting, Nameting 1 en Nameting 2. Rapport voor UWV. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/documenten/rapporten/2017/12/19/eindrapportage-inhoudelijke-effectevaluatie-trainingen-50plus-ww
    • Homan, A., Van Hooft, E., & Uitdewilligen, S. (2017). Call for papers voor het G&O themanummer 2018: "Trends rondom diversiteit". Gedrag & Organisatie, 30, 82-84. https://www.gedragenorganisatie.nl/actueel/nieuws/nieuws/8/Call-for-papers-Trends-rondom-diversiteit
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Van den Hee, S. (2016). Inhoudelijke effectevaluatie trainingen 50plus WW: Tussenrapportage Voormeting en Nameting 1. Rapport voor UWV. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam.

    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Van den Hee, S., Kreemers, L., & Van Vianen, A.E.M. (2015). Inhoudelijke effectevaluatie trainingen 50plus WW: Vragenlijstontwikkeling voormeting en nametingen. Rapport voor UWV.  Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam.

    • Dimitrova, N. G., van Dyck, C., Van Hooft, E. A. J., & Groenewegen, P. (2012). Gewoon aan de taak blijven denken: Foutenbenadering beïnvloedt taakprestatie middels taakgerichte gedachten. In M. Strick, M. Baas, L. Van Dillen, R. Dotsch, D. Lakens, & M. De Vries (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2012 (pp. 57-61). Groningen: ASPO Pers.

    • Wesdorp, P., Van Hooft, E.A.J., Duinkerken, G., & Van Geuns, R. (2010). Het heft in eigen hand: Sturen op zelfsturing, handreiking voor re-integratieprofessionals. Den Haag: Raad voor Werk en Inkomen. https://www.kennisplatformwerkeninkomen.nl/documenten/rapporten/2010/09/01/het-heft-in-eigen-hand-sturen-op-zelfsturing
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Wesdorp, P., Duinkerken, G.,& Van Geuns, R. (2010). Het heft in eigen hand: Sturen op zelfsturing, achtergrondstudie. Den Haag: Raad voor Werk en Inkomen. https://www.kennisplatformwerkeninkomen.nl/documenten/rapporten/2010/11/01/het-heft-in-eigen-hand
    • Noordzij, G., & Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2008). De invloed van doeloriëntaties op de effectiviteit van re-integratie. Gedrag & Organisatie, 21, 209-225.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Van Dam, A. (2008). Werkzoekgedrag en het effect ervan onder de loep genomen. Maandblad Reïntegratie, 8 (4), 16-19. http://fidare.nl/media/Werkzoekgedrag.pdf
    • Noordzij, G., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Van Dam, A. (2008). Leren reïntegreren. Maandblad Reïntegratie, 8 (3), 10-12. http://fidare.nl/media/Leren%20reintegreren.pdf
    • Van Hooft, E. A. J., Ottervanger, M., & Van Dam, A. (2007). Verklarende factoren van werkzoekgedrag en werkhervatting [Predictors of job seeking and reemployment] . Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit. repub.eur.nl/resource/pub_11087/index.html
    • Schippers, A., Bos, A. E. R., Derous,E., & VanHooft, E.A.J. (2007). Heeft een depressieve sollicitant minder kans op eenbaan? Effecten van een depressief verleden op persoonsbeoordeling, emotionelereacties en aanname-intentie. In C.van Laar,R. Ruiter, J. Karremans, W. van Rijswijk & F. van Harreveld (Red.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2006 (pp 437-444). Groningen: ASPO Pers.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J. (2005). Diversiteit op de arbeidsmarkt en effectieve personeelswerving [Effective recruitment and labormarket diversity]. Gids voor Personeelsmanagement, 84 (3), 26-28.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Born, M.Ph., Taris, T.W., & Van der Flier, H. (2004). Werk zoeken en werk vinden: Een vergelijkend onderzoek onder Turkse en autochtone Nederlanders [Job search and job attainment: A comparative study among Turkish and native-Dutch individuals]. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit. www.innovatiefinwerk.nl/sites/innovatiefinwerk.nl/files/field/bijlage/rapportage_werk_zoeken_en_werk_vinden.pdf 
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J., Raes, A.M.L., Taris, T.W., Brenninkmeijer, V., Blonk, R.W.B., Born, M.Ph., & Van der Flier, H. (2003). Determinanten van werkzoekgedrag bij autochtone en allochtone werklozen [Determinants ofjob-seeking behavior of native and ethnicminority unemployed persons]. Gedrag & Organisatie,16, 418-434.
    • Van Hooft, E.A.J.,Born, M.Ph., Taris,T.W., & Van der Flier, H. (2002). Culturele verschillen in werkzoekgedrag: Motivationele factoren en belemmeringen bij het zoeken naar werk [Cultural differences in applicant behavior: Motivational factors explaining job search]. Gedrag & Organisatie, 15, 52-71.

     

  • Publications

    2016

    • Kreemers, L. M., van Hooft, E. A. J., & van Vianen, A. E. M. (2016). Dealing with Job search difficulties: Affect, self-compassion, job search intention and behavior. Poster session presented at Kurt Lewin Institute Conference 2016, .

    Journal editor

    • van Hooft, E. A. J. (reviewer) (2014-2019). Journal of Applied Psychology (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • van Hooft, E. A. J. (speaker) (31-12-2016). Motivation and self-regulation in job search, Ghent University, Belgium.
    • van Hooft, E. A. J. (speaker), Koen, J. (speaker) & Schuurman, A. (speaker) (2016). Changes in job-search strategies: A multi-wave study on the role of progress in shaping the self-regulatory dynamics of job seeking, Applicant Behavior, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    Others

    • van Hooft, E. A. J. (examiner) (12-2016). Dissertation committee member (examination).
    • van Hooft, E. A. J. (visiting researcher) (5-2016). University of Minnesota (UMN) (visiting an external institution).
    • van Hooft, E. A. J. (examiner) (3-2016). Dissertation committee member (examination).

    2014

    • Dimitrova, N. (2014). Rethinking Errors: How Error-Handling Strategy Affects Our Thoughts and Others' Thoughts About Us.

    2013

    • Noordzij, G. (2013). Motivating and counseling the unemployed.

    2012

    • de Boer, B. J. (2012). Stop and start control: A distinction within self-control.
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