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Schröder, Christian; Karl, Ute – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
With this article we want to illustrate how the central publications of the European Union legitimate a role of Career Guidance Services (CGS) that help in establishing a desired form of social order. Using the Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse, we reconstructed four typical metaphorical conceptualisations of CGS that go along with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Classification, Career Counseling
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Morgan, Stephanie; Symon, Gillian – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
Outsourcing can involve the forced transfer of employees to another organisation. During or after the transfer they may find their jobs have changed or go through a process of downsizing. They also often have to maintain a relationship with their previous employer as they continue to work on joint projects. In this paper we review relevant…
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Dislocated Workers, Literature Reviews, Guidance
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McMahon, Mary – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2003
The Australian study reported here gathered information from members of a professional career counseling association about supervision through survey and focus group interviews. The findings revealed that supervision is not widely practiced and that there are varying levels of understanding of and commitment to supervision. (Contains 31…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counselor Training, Foreign Countries, Supervision
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Taveira, Maria Do Ceu; Moreno, Louisa Rodriguez – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2003
Career intervention can be designed to enhance constructive attitudes, emotions and behaviors that will improve clients' career attainment. In this sense, mobilization of career exploration constitutes one of the most important tasks of career counselors. The authors present a brief review of career exploration conceptualization and empirical…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries
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Barlow, Julie; Wright, Chris; Cullen, Lesley – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2002
Study sought to develop and conduct preliminary testing of the psychometric properties of a job-seeking self-efficacy (JSS) scale that reflected the experiences of people with physical disabilities. Greater job seeking self-efficacy and perceived ability to manage disability at interview were associated with more positive psychological well-being.…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Foreign Countries, Job Search Methods, Measures (Individuals)
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Parker, Polly; Arthur, Michael B. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2004
Changes in the nature of careers, and also of families, mean new challenges for the increasing number of dual-career couples in society. Each couple faces multiple concerns, including two individual careers, a shared relationship and the interdependence among all of these elements. This paper contributes to the counselling literature by reporting…
Descriptors: Careers, Employed Parents, Family Work Relationship, Spouses
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Villar, Esperanca; Juan, Jaume; Corominas, Enric; Capell, Dolors – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Investigates the relationship between social networking and job placement of university graduates. Results reveal two different approaches to the process of job entry-use of formal or informal contacts. Significant differences were found between use of formal and informal sources of help relating to graduates' job-search intention and confidence…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, College Graduates, Foreign Countries, Job Placement
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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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Arnold, John – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Discusses various components of adult cognitive development research, such as post-formal thinking and wisdom, with particular reference to the changing nature of careers. Offers 19 propositions concerning the thought processes characterizing effective management of career by individuals and discusses implications of the propositions for career…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Careers
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McChesney, Patricia – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Outlines career education activities, one based on the organizational needs of career services, the other based on individual needs of career advisers. The case is considered for adopting educational research methods developed from the ethnographic research tradition to help career advisers meet challenges facing them in the development, delivery,…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Counseling Services
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Collin, Audrey – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Outlines the contextualist perspective upon career research, theory, and practice and explores the possibility of its adoption in the mainstream of the career field. Examines conceptualizations of the environment in mainstream career theories, underlying assumptions, the contextualist work hypothesis, and metaphors illustrating the contrast…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Careers, Context Effect, Counseling Theories
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Sonnenberg, David – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Examines the effects that changes in work structure and conditions, such as diminished job security, have on individuals. Explores the importance and meaning of work from a psychoanalytic perspective, focusing on ways in which predicted changes may create anxiety. Suggests that counselors in the workplace be aware of these issues. (RJM)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Career Change, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
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Wijers, G. A.; Meijers, F. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
Individuals have to learn to form their own identity, to determine a direction and to plan a career. However, individuals' shortage of actor competences confronts them with many problems; several institutions risk becoming overburdened by allocation or career problems. As a result, the role of the career counselor must change from that of a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
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Herr, Edwin L. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Explores ways in which the field of career guidance is unfolding. Focuses on the evolution in use and the definition of the term "career counseling" in the United States. Claims that career and personal counseling must combine to address many work-adjustment problems. Examines the results of such a combination. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Comprehensive Programs, Counseling Objectives
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Krumboltz, John D. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
The perspective of a self-reliant "new career" can be seen as a positive stimulus for career counselors to reform their profession. Recommended actions include: making life satisfaction the major goal; advocating open-mindedness rather than decisiveness; assuming a broad role in dealing with client concerns; normalizing unplanned events;…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counselor Role, Life Satisfaction, Outcomes of Treatment
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