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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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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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Wilden, Sally; La Gro, Nelica – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
How the client and practitioner engage in the exchange within the interview and how meanings are negotiated and received by each of the participants were studied. Agreement between client and practitioner ratings of interviews was examined. A conceptual model of the interview was derived from analysis of "helpful" interventions. (Author/EMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Career Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness
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Pemberton, Carole; And Others – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1994
In a study of senior executives (n=132) involved in a career counseling program, there was no evidence of any change in expectations of future employing organizations or the career signals they held important. Postcounseling clients rated themselves more highly than precounseling clients on knowledge, confidence, career self-awareness, ability to…
Descriptors: Administrators, Adults, Career Change, Career Counseling
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Clarke, Hilary – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1994
Explores the information-seeking practices of career counselors during career interviews. Outlines sensitive areas for career guidance counselors, and describes a research project that examined the types of information career counselors found pertinent. The findings, although based on very limited research, raise some issues of relevance to the…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Clinical Diagnosis, Cognitive Processes, Counselors
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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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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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Euvrard, George – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
If school group guidance lessons are to meet the pupils' needs and are to be experienced by the pupils as being relevant to their lives, then they must address the expressed needs of the pupils. A methodological approach to defining such needs is presented that emphasizes the importance of the pupils' self-expression. (KW)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning
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Graham, Barbara – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1994
Describes mentoring as a support mechanism for trainees undertaking new in-service professional qualifications for the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (UK). Presents the selection procedure for mentors, the process of matching them with trainees, the regional network for induction training and support, and the documentation…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counselor Training, Counselors, Graduate Students
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Taveira, Maria Do Ceu; Silva, M. Carolina; Rodriguez, Maria Luisa; Maia, Jose – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Investigates the effect of gender, age, and school grade on several career-exploration dimensions measured by the Career Exploration Survey. Results indicate that sex and grade-level were the most significant characteristics related to the adolescents' career-exploration behaviors, reactions, and beliefs. Discusses career-exploration…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Decision Making
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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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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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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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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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