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Yates, Julia; Hooley, Tristram – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This article analyses qualitative data gathered from a survey of career practitioners on the issue of career image (n = 355, 75% female, 89% white and 78% from the UK). Findings reveal three key themes which represent how career image relates to practitioners' values and beliefs, how practitioners make decisions about whether to address the topic…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Decision Making, Career Guidance
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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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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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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