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Bassot, Barbara – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This paper examines the potential of the Career Thinking Session (CTS) model to career guidance and counselling practice with young people. A qualitative research study is presented, focusing on the case study of a client involved in the transition to higher education. The setting for the research is described and the origins of the CTS are…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Christie, Fiona – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper reveals findings from a small-scale research project which explored how university careers advisers experience their role in guiding clients within a labour market where barriers to social mobility prevail. The research discovers that advisers' daily work gives them a depth of insight into social mobility. The professional turbulence in…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Social Mobility, Higher Education, Counselor Role
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Sprlak, Tomas – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The lifelong learning system in the Czech Republic and Slovakia share some common traits: traditional model with the dominant role of the initial education, low participation rates, lack of incentives and fragmentation. The results of the narrative research on 15 low-skilled persons demonstrated that negative attitudes towards education are often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Negative Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Westergaard, Jane – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
Many young people in the UK and across the world, where austerity measures are biting deep, find themselves at a time of crisis and uncertainty in their lives. The assumptions previously held of clear and straightforward career paths are being challenged and "career" has come to mean more than simply "work" or…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Therapy
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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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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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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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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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Ball, Ben; Jordan, Mary – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Offers evidence of the potential of a new form of career intervention for both personal and career development. Claims that open-learning approaches to career management and guidance foster action-oriented career planning, and provide a high-volume delivery approach that can be used in educational and commercial settings. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Counseling, Career Development, 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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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
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Jackson, Charles – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Replies to Watts's article concerning computer-aided careers guidance systems (1993). Reviews the U.K. experience of computer-aided guidance systems, comments on the development of PROSPECT which Watts uses as a case study, identifies strengths and weaknesses of existing research, and sets out a research agenda. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer System Design, Higher Education
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Miller, Michael – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Examines issues involved in distance career guidance. Issues involved include adequacy of guidance without face-to-face contact, what is lost or gained by noninterpersonal approaches, and in what circumstances distance guidance might be appropriate and how it is best provided. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Higher Education, Interest Inventories, Occupational Therapists
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Ballantine, Michael – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
The relationships that career counselors have with employing organizations have become important, due to the current frequency of job changes. Presents a model to clarify needs, and discusses two problems that arise: the need to reconcile individual and organizational perspectives, and the need to look at careers in terms of life-career purpose as…
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Counseling, Employment, Higher Education