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Bimrose, Jenny; Mulvey, Rachel; Brown, Alan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The research investigation into the career trajectories of low-skilled, mid-career individuals in Europe, on which this symposium focused, has emphasised the importance of career support. Participants sometimes had not even completed their initial school qualifications. Often, though not always, they had significant skill deficits. The majority of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Semiskilled Workers, Career Development, Career Guidance
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Bimrose, Jenny; Kettunen, Jaana; Goddard, Tannis – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Much progress has been made in integrating information and communications technology (ICT) into careers practice, but there is still room for improvement. An international lens is adopted to examine some key elements that contribute to the successful integration of ICT into careers practice. We start by exploring the role of policy, using the UK…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counseling Services, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Bimrose, Jenny; Mulvey, Rachel – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Career decisions are amongst the most important we make. Unsurprisingly, much published research exists on this particular aspect of career behaviour. However, the overwhelming majority of studies have been carried out on young people making initial career decisions. This paper extends our understanding by examining how mid-career adults in three…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Cross Cultural Studies, Public Policy
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Bimrose, Jenny; McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
As work and employment transitions become more frequent and difficult, the demand for formal career guidance increases. Women are likely to experience structural labour market disadvantage and may benefit from formal support that is sympathetic to their particular needs. Yet the traditional psychological paradigms that dominate career guidance…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Females, Age, Employment Opportunities
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Bimrose, Jenny – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Reviews the position of women in the United Kingdom labor market and the increasing complexity of their employment patterns. Criticizes current career theory for girls and women and examines enhancers and inhibitors of women's career development. Briefly discusses promising developments in theory-building for girls and women, together with some…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Employment Patterns, Females
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Bimrose, Jenny – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2004
Sexual harassment in the workplace poses something of an ethical dilemma for career guidance practice. This is because it is now known that about half of all working women in the UK are likely to be victims at some stage of their employment and that the effects on individuals are invariably negative and can be positively harmful. What, therefore,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employed Women, Females, Ethics
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Bimrose, Jenny; Bayne, Rowan – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Evaluated the multicultural module of a postgraduate Diploma in Counseling. Evaluation focused both on former students' experience of the relevance of multiculturalism to their counseling and on which of three perspectives on multiculturalism they most agreed with. Findings confirmed and illustrated the relevance of multiculturalism to practice.…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Educators, Counselor Training, Cultural Awareness
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Bimrose, Jenny; Bayne, Rowan – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
The Employment Department's invitation to bid for pilot programs for work-based competency training represents a contrast to off-the-job academic training. Informed debate and empirical findings would contribute to the constructive management of these changes. However, Kidd et al.'s research on careers officers' use of theory in guidance…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counseling Theories, Counselor Role, Counselor Training
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Bimrose, Jenny; Wilden, Sally – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1994
Careers guidance is undergoing rapid and radical changes. However, the Careers Service is still operating to nationally agreed core training objectives which determine both initial training and supervisor training. Outlines recent changes influencing guidance practice and training, and identifies the predominant mode of current supervision within…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education