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Skovhus, Randi Boelskifte; Thomsen, Rie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This article introduces a method to critical reviews and explores the ways in which problems have been formulated in knowledge production on career guidance in Denmark over a 10-year period from 2004 to 2014. The method draws upon the work of Bacchi focussing on the "What's the problem represented to be" (WPR) approach. Forty-nine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Problem Solving, Counseling Techniques
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Schröder, Christian; Karl, Ute – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
With this article we want to illustrate how the central publications of the European Union legitimate a role of Career Guidance Services (CGS) that help in establishing a desired form of social order. Using the Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse, we reconstructed four typical metaphorical conceptualisations of CGS that go along with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Classification, Career Counseling
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Watts, A. G.; Dent, Gareth – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2002
The UK Learndirect helpline is the largest telephone helpline service in the guidance field. The development of the helpline is placed in the context of the transformations in service delivery in other sectors. Reviews the use of the telephone in career guidance, and describes the evolution of Learndirect, with particular attention to its policy…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Delivery Systems
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Watts, A. G. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Examines the relationship of career guidance to public-policy interventions designed to address social exclusion. Analyzes the nature and origin of the concept of social exclusion and reviews the roles of career guidance in response to it, particularly in relation to young people who have dropped out of formal education or are at high risk of…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counselor Role, Dropouts, Foreign Countries
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Colley, Helen – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Explores the use of Homer's "Odyssey" as a source of definitions and legitimations of many current accounts of mentoring. Identifies an emerging discourse of mentoring which exerts control not only over the young people being mentored, but also over career guidance staff expected to act as mentors in new Personal Adviser roles. (Contains…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Classical Literature, Foreign Countries, Helping Relationship
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Sturges, Jane; Guest, David – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Reports the findings of a qualitative study that explored what factors were likely to influence graduates' decisions to stay with or leave their first employer in the early years of their career. Uses results to propose how employers might take action to maximize retention, and to discuss the importance of career guidance in helping graduates…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Employee Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Entry Workers
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Gati, Itamar; Saka, Noa; Krausz, Mina – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Examines the effectiveness of computer assisted career guidance system (CACGS) in reducing the career decision making difficulties of young adults in Israel. Difficulties were found to be highest for individuals who were prior to the pre-screening stage of the career decision making process and lowest for those who were at the choice stage.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Career Information Systems, Computer Oriented Programs
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King, Zella – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Proposes a framework on guidance for career self-management that takes into account aspects of the client's immediate social context, and the political nature of decisions about careers. Argues that by helping clients focus on the various elements within the career self-management process, counselors can help people negotiate the political and…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Decision Making
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Bimrose, Jenny – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Reviews the position of women in the United Kingdom labor market and the increasing complexity of their employment patterns. Criticizes current career theory for girls and women and examines enhancers and inhibitors of women's career development. Briefly discusses promising developments in theory-building for girls and women, together with some…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Employment Patterns, Females
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Millar, Rob; Brotherton, Chris – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Examines differences in the perceptions of initial careers guidance interviews as expressed by pupils and careers advisers. Results suggest a range of differences between careers advisers' and pupils' expectations, recall, and evaluations of interviews. However, both participants' overall satisfaction was significantly related to the interpersonal…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counselor Attitudes, Expectation, Field Interviews
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Watts, A. G.; Jackson, Charles – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Evaluates the impact for higher education institutions of networking PROSPECT (HE). Discusses the rationale for networking and implementation strategies adopted. Data suggests that networking provides easier access in terms of both location and time, with no evidence of any reduction in the use of the careers services. (Author/GCP)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Foreign Countries
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Sugarman, Leonie; Palmer, Stephen – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Reviews the topics of the symposium covered in this issue of the "British Journal of Guidance and Counselling." The papers, focusing primarily on the United Kingdom, comment on the past, present, and future of counseling, guidance, and psychotherapy. Specific topics include the rise of psychoanalysis, the development of the counseling…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Conferences, Counseling, Foreign Countries
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Watts, A. G.; Kidd, Jennifer M. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Outlines the development of guidance in the United Kingdom. Reviews the relationship between two distinct but related traditions: the development of the practice of career guidance; and the development of guidance as an educational concept. Examines conceptual issues and discusses challenges for guidance in the new millennium in relation both to…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling Theories, Foreign Countries, Policy
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Law, Bill – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1999
DOTS (decision learning, opportunity awareness, transitions learning, and self-awareness) analysis has dominated the rationale of guidance counselors and career educators. This article describes practical implications for more progressive career learning that establishes a viable base for both choice and change of mind. The new-DOTS…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Guidance, Career Planning
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McGowan, Allister – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1999
Emphasis upon creation of a culture of lifelong learning propels the issue of accessibility to guidance for adults into the limelight. Career services and other career-guidance providers demonstrate a commitment to all-age guidance in the absence of coherent policy, and are wrestling with ambiguities inherent in the "private/public"…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Career Guidance, Community Benefits, Guidance
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