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Yates, Julia; Hooley, Tristram – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This article analyses qualitative data gathered from a survey of career practitioners on the issue of career image (n = 355, 75% female, 89% white and 78% from the UK). Findings reveal three key themes which represent how career image relates to practitioners' values and beliefs, how practitioners make decisions about whether to address the topic…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Decision Making, Career Guidance
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Yates, Julia; Hooley, Tristram; Bagri, Kiren Kaur – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Empirical evidence attests the impact that career image has on objective career success, yet little is known of how career practitioners conceptualise and operationalise this information. This article presents the quantitative findings of an online survey of career practitioners (n = 399, 74% female, 89% white and 75% from the U.K.) exploring…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Attraction, Career Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Counseling Techniques
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Hooley, Tristram; Yates, Julia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
This article presents a critical exploration of the role of career professionals in supporting people to reflect on and enhance their appearance, attractiveness and self-presentation (career image). The article is conceptual and based on a review of the broader literature on career success, appearance and attractiveness. It explores the evidence…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Counseling, Interpersonal Competence
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Yates, Julia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
The careers profession in England is facing unprecedented challenges. Initiatives to improve service delivery while keeping costs low are attractive and online training holds the promise of high impact at low cost. The present study employs a qualitative methodology to evaluate a series of online "webinars" conducted with 15 careers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Education, Career Counseling, Electronic Learning