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Collin, Audrey – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Presents an interview with Mark Savickas, a major figure in the North American career field and recipient of the "Eminent Career Award" by the National Career Development Association. Discusses his professional influences and his impressions on the future of the career counseling field. (Contains 17 references.) (GCP)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Interviews, Personal Narratives, Professional Development
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Killeen, John; Kidd, Jennifer M. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Considers criticisms made in the previous article including the failure to define "applied science," inaccuracy in reporting study results, incorrect use of terminology, and ignoring certain relevant areas of literature. Explores possible motivations for the attacks. (RB)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counseling Theories, Counselor Role, Counselor Training
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Collin, Audrey; Watts, A. G. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
Examines the industrialized concept of career and analyzes ways in which this concept is breaking down. Explores the emerging significance of alternative concepts and identifies some of their implications for career guidance. Argues for the social significance of career guidance in its relation to the importance of individual experiences. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Change Agents
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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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Roberts, Kenneth – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Examines the prolonging of young people's transitions, the individualization of their lives, and the greater uncertainty of their futures. Argues that youth's new condition is being normalized throughout Europe and that this process is aided by appropriate careers guidance, which must be recurrent, customized, and couched in terms of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
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Jackson, Charles – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Replies to Watts's article concerning computer-aided careers guidance systems (1993). Reviews the U.K. experience of computer-aided guidance systems, comments on the development of PROSPECT which Watts uses as a case study, identifies strengths and weaknesses of existing research, and sets out a research agenda. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer System Design, Higher Education
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Miller, Michael – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Examines issues involved in distance career guidance. Issues involved include adequacy of guidance without face-to-face contact, what is lost or gained by noninterpersonal approaches, and in what circumstances distance guidance might be appropriate and how it is best provided. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Higher Education, Interest Inventories, Occupational Therapists
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Ballantine, Michael – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
The relationships that career counselors have with employing organizations have become important, due to the current frequency of job changes. Presents a model to clarify needs, and discusses two problems that arise: the need to reconcile individual and organizational perspectives, and the need to look at careers in terms of life-career purpose as…
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Counseling, Employment, Higher Education