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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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Jung, Jae Yup; McCormick, John – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
This exploratory study investigated the occupational decision-related processes of senior high school students, in terms of the extent to which they may be amotivated in choosing a future occupation. Data were gathered using a newly developed questionnaire, which was largely adapted from a number of psychometrically proven instruments, and…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Foreign Countries, High School Students, Career Choice
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Gati, Itamar; Amir, Tamar; Landman, Shiri – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
Individuals differ in the type and severity of the difficulties they face when making a career decision. Relying on the Gati, Krausz, and Osipow (1996) taxonomy of career decision-making difficulties, we elicited the judgements of 28 career counselling experts about factors that contribute to the perceived "severity" of the difficulties.…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Career Counseling, Counselors, Career Choice
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Zhou, Dingyuan; Santos, Angeli – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
This study explored cultural and gender differences in career decision-making difficulties (CDMD) experienced by 109 British and 86 Chinese international university students, and the impact of cross-cultural adjustment on the CDMD of Chinese international students. Results showed no significant cultural differences in overall CDMD, and that the…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Gender Differences, Career Choice, Foreign Students
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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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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