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Redekopp, Dave E. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Very frequently, students and clients do not do what they say they will do. Decisions and plans made in counselling sessions are often not enacted. The career development field may be better able to address the chasm between rational decisions and actual behaviour by applying the findings of behavioural economics. Behavioural economics research is…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Choice, Career Development, Behavior Patterns
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Bright, Jim E. H. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Arguments about online delivery of career development are too frequently couched in polarising terms setting traditional face-to-face guidance practice against online systems. The focus has been on the alleged dehumanising impact of technology and the speed, economy and efficiency of online systems. The possible synergies delivered by the…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Online Systems, Delivery Systems, Career Development
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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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Hughes, Deirdre; Meijers, Frans; Kuijpers, Marinka – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Careers work is a very political business. Since the early 1990s, successive governments in England and the Netherlands have persistently challenged those working in the careers sector to demonstrate the educational, social and economic value and impact of their work. In this context, the marketisation of career guidance policies and practices has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Career Counseling, Privatization
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Robertson, Peter J. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
The potential for career guidance to impact on well-being has received insufficient attention in the UK. There are both conceptual and empirical reasons to expect that the impacts may be positive, but a lack of evidence directly testing this proposition. Career guidance has commonalities with therapeutic counselling suggesting analogous effects,…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Well Being, Foreign Countries, Health
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Mulvey, Rachel – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
This article reflects on the construct and practice of continuing professional development (CPD) and its significance for the professional careers workforce. The article presents the idea of the CPD triad and considers how professional bodies, employers and individuals can each benefit from a practitioner's ongoing commitment to continuing…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Career Guidance, Lifelong Learning, Competence
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McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
Career guidance clients are seeking to craft new identities that better position them in their careers. The focus of the present article is on narrative career counselling's potential contribution in providing a meaningful and useful experience for career guidance clients. To illustrate the potential of narrative career counselling, the story…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Story Telling, Personal Narratives, Career Counseling
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Peake, Sharon; McDowall, Almuth – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
In a rapidly changing world of work, little research exists on mid-career transitions. We investigated these using the open-systems approach of chaos theory as a guiding metaphor and conducted interviews with seven mid-career individuals chosen for their experience of a significant mid-career transition. Four common themes were identified through…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Systems Approach, Career Change, Career Counseling
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Stead, Graham B.; Bakker, Terri M. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
A rapidly changing postmodern working world demands revised conceptualisations of the self. Recent scholarship in discourse analysis invites an investigation into how selves are constructed and fabricated within a complex matrix of social discourses, and how this may impact on the field of career counselling and development. This paper examines…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Self Concept, Postmodernism, Career Counseling
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Malde, Bharat – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
This article sets out a detailed commentary on the neglected end of the assessment centre, namely, the candidate. It highlights the variety of ways in which assessment centres do not always live up to their claims and can act against rather than in the interests of the candidate. It shares with assessment, counselling and guidance professionals an…
Descriptors: Assessment Centers (Personnel), Job Performance, Personnel Selection, Personality Measures
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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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Bowden, Valmai – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Drawing on original case-study research covering four settings--higher education, industrial research and development, government research labs, and research institutes--examines how contemporary pressures influence research scientists's careers. Introduces a dynamic model of career states and proposes that the model can enhance career guidance.…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Careers, Case Studies
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Ball, Ben; Jordan, Mary – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Offers evidence of the potential of a new form of career intervention for both personal and career development. Claims that open-learning approaches to career management and guidance foster action-oriented career planning, and provide a high-volume delivery approach that can be used in educational and commercial settings. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Guidance