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Lewin, Cathy; Colley, Helen – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2011
This paper reports some early findings from a research project about the impact on career guidance in England of 14-19 reforms in recent years. We begin by highlighting a paradox in English national policy, since reforms in education and training have created a heightened demand for career guidance, whilst reforms in youth support services have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Educational Change, Counselors
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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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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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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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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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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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Watts, A. G. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Examines the development of the main computer-aided careers guidance system in North America, along with the U.K. PROSPECT system. Discusses the roles of government, of the private sector, and of guidance professionals, in relation to the future of such systems, particularly in relation to guidance in Europe. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer System Design