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Yates, Julia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
The careers profession in England is facing unprecedented challenges. Initiatives to improve service delivery while keeping costs low are attractive and online training holds the promise of high impact at low cost. The present study employs a qualitative methodology to evaluate a series of online "webinars" conducted with 15 careers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Education, Career Counseling, Electronic Learning
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Bimrose, Jenny; McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
As work and employment transitions become more frequent and difficult, the demand for formal career guidance increases. Women are likely to experience structural labour market disadvantage and may benefit from formal support that is sympathetic to their particular needs. Yet the traditional psychological paradigms that dominate career guidance…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Females, Age, Employment Opportunities
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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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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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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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Payne, John; Edwards, Richard – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Examines the practice of impartiality among those who provide preentry guidance to adults in three further education colleges in London. Results indicate a complex picture in which impartiality is only one aspect of guidance. Impartiality can be clearly stated in professional codes, but its meanings in practice are less clear. (RJM)
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Codes of Ethics
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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