ERIC Number: ED371153
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Career Development Support in Organisations. First Edition.
This book examines career development (CD) support in organizations and presents guidelines for provision of CD activities by employers. The following topics are discussed: career management (the changing work environment, the employer's role, shared responsibility, CD principles, CD theory, and understanding CD support); career support systems (first steps, targeting CD efforts, employees' concerns, the need for a model, resources for organizations, CD support techniques, and reductions in force); career counseling (employer involvement, counseling in practice, counseling client management, and supporting the client); coaching and mentoring (bosses as coaches rather than counselors, the value and art of mentoring, and employer-initiated mentor programs); workshops and workbooks (types of CD workshops, workshop content, workbooks, and custom-designed workbooks); software, assessment, and resource centers (career information, computer-based career support, computer-based guidance system and career information delivery system software, evaluation of career software, career assessment instruments, career support staff resources, and innovative services); and career systems evaluation (CD program and mentoring program measurement and career program, career support staff, workshop, and resource center evaluation). The bibliography lists 109 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Career Information Systems, Career Planning, Computer Software, Counseling Techniques, Employer Employee Relationship, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development, Mentors, Online Systems, Program Evaluation, Services, Systems Approach, Workbooks, Workshops
Centre for Worklife Counselling, P.O. Box 407, Spit Junction, New South Wales 2088, Australia.
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Worklife Counselling, Sydney (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia