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Zhou, Dingyuan; Santos, Angeli – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
This study explored cultural and gender differences in career decision-making difficulties (CDMD) experienced by 109 British and 86 Chinese international university students, and the impact of cross-cultural adjustment on the CDMD of Chinese international students. Results showed no significant cultural differences in overall CDMD, and that the…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Gender Differences, Career Choice, Foreign Students
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Mignot, Phil – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Describes the development of a practice-based methodology for researching "career" in constructive and critical terms. Suggests that career theories continue to be confounded by the dualism of human agency and social structure. Provides a detailed exposition of metaphor as a paradigm for practice-based research based on a synthesis of…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Theory, Foreign Countries
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Kidd, Jennifer M.; And Others – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Examined how career officers view interviewing, the factors that lead them to vary their interview style, and how they modify their approach with experience. Results indicate that career officers adapted their interview styles largely in response to client needs. A training course produced a limited but enduring effect on interview style. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Client Relationship
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Meijers, Frans; Piggott, Carrie – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Discusses development of equal opportunities for ethnic minorities through careers guidance. Describes the provision of careers guidance services in Holland and Britain in relation to a model of organizational development. Discusses emotional barriers of fear and anger in a structural context. Presents the concept of "career negotiation"…
Descriptors: Adults, Anger, Career Counseling, Career Development
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Watts, A. G. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Market principles can be applied to careers guidance services through the concept of guidance as a market maker or through the concept of a market in guidance. The notion of a market in guidance can take the form of a real market or of a quasi market. A quasi market can take the form of contracts or of vouchers. These options are explored.…
Descriptors: Adults, Capitalism, Career Counseling, Career Development