Laramie Tolentino


  • 175 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
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Personal profile


Laramie Tolentino is a Senior Lecturer of Management at Macquarie University. She earned her PhD in Business (2016) from The Australian National University under the auspices of the  Endeavour International Postgraduate Award. She obtained a double undergraduate degree in Education and Psychology (Cum Laude and Gold Medal for Outstanding Student Teacher) and a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology (With High Distinction). Prior to her current appointment, she has held teaching and research positions at Monash University, The Australian National University, and De La Salle University Philippines.


Laramie is interested in adaptive career and work-life management. Drawing on career development and resource theories, she examines the antecedents and outcomes of career adaptability across life stages, career pathways, work-family interface, and cultural settings.  Her research has been published in leading management and applied psychology journals such as Human Resource Management (FT50; A*), Journal of Vocational Behavior (A*), Journal of Career Assessment (A), Journal of Research in Personality (A) and 2 best paper proceedings in the Academy of Management.

Her first-authored research on career adaptability and entrepreneurial intentions is recognized by ELSEVIER as one of the most downloaded articles in 2014 and 2015 while her research on the dispositional antecendents of career adaptability is recognized by SCOPUS as one of the most cited articles since 2013 in the Journal of Vocational Behavior. She also received the Best Paper Award (2011) and Best Paper Finalist (2015) from the Academy of Management - Social Issues in Management Division for her papers on intimate partner aggression, workplace support, and women's career advancement. Her paper on cyberloafing behavior at work was also awarded the Best Paper Prize (2011) by the Australian Psychological Society - Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference. 

Professional Activities

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Vocational Behavior

Member, Careers and OB Divisions of Academy of Management

Early Career Researchers (ECR) Representative, Department of Management Macquarie University 


Unit convenor and Lecturer

MGNT810 Professional Practice (MGSM Master of Management)

FBE204 Becoming a Professional (Undergraduate)

Research Supervision 

2018 - current: Xueyuan Gao (Associate Supervisor)


Education/Academic qualification

Management, Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University

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Research Output 2011 2017

  • 175 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 7 Article

Does domestic intimate partner aggression affect career outcomes? The Role of perceived organizational support

Tolentino, L. R., Garcia, P. R. J. M., Restubog, S. L. D., Scott, K. L. & Aquino, K. 1 Jul 2017 In : Human Resource Management. 56, 4, p. 593-611 19 p.

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The role of career adaptability in predicting entrepreneurial intentions: a moderated mediation model

Tolentino, L. R., Sedoglavich, V., Lu, V. N., Garcia, P. R. J. M. & Restubog, S. L. D. 1 Dec 2014 In : Journal of Vocational Behavior. 85, 3, p. 403-412 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy

Career adaptation: the relation of adaptability to learning goal orientation, proactive personality, and career optimism

Tolentino, L. R., Garcia, P. R. J. M., Lu, V. N., Restubog, S. L. D., Bordia, P. & Plewa, C. Feb 2014 In : Journal of Vocational Behavior. 84, 1, p. 39-48 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Validation of the Career Adapt-Abilities Scale and an examination of a model of career adaptation in the Philippine context

Tolentino, L. R., Garcia, P. R. J. M., Restubog, S. L. D., Bordia, P. & Tang, R. L. Dec 2013 In : Journal of Vocational Behavior. 83, 3, p. 410-418 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Editorial work

Journal of Vocational Behavior (Journal)

Tolentino, L. (Member of editorial board)
2018 → …

Activity: Editorial work