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Bimrose, Jenny – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2004
Sexual harassment in the workplace poses something of an ethical dilemma for career guidance practice. This is because it is now known that about half of all working women in the UK are likely to be victims at some stage of their employment and that the effects on individuals are invariably negative and can be positively harmful. What, therefore,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employed Women, Females, Ethics
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Morrell, Kevin – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2004
This paper outlines a technique for enhancing the effectiveness of careers thinking by identifying and challenging tacit beliefs about career success. These beliefs can be understood as social scripts, i.e. cognitive structures that simplify common decision scenarios. An important contribution of careers counselling is to enable clients to…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Career Choice, Thinking Skills, Inquiry
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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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Offer, Marcus; Sampson, James P., Jr. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1999
Examines problems relating to standards of quality in computer-based guidance, including the Internet. Stresses the need for integration of these resources into a supportive context. Highlights the value of preliminary diagnosis of needs, together with some principles of design in the content and use of computer-based guidance and relevant…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Counseling Techniques, Guidance Programs
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Reid, Hazel L. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1999
Examines issues arising from Careers Service refocusing its work with the 'disaffected' in the UK, with particular attention to preventive work with the under 16s as a new direction for careers practitioners. Discusses the extent to which 'inclusion' is likely to be achieved via enhanced guidance. Suggests that guidance is ineffective if it fails…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education
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Furlong, Andy; Cartmel, Fred – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Examines occupational and educational aspirations and expectations of 13-year olds as influenced by local opportunity structures. It is argued that differences in aspirations and expectations are largely explained by the socioeconomic location of families rather than by the structure of the local labor market. (FC)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adolescents, Career Awareness, Career Guidance
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Arnold, John – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Discusses various components of adult cognitive development research, such as post-formal thinking and wisdom, with particular reference to the changing nature of careers. Offers 19 propositions concerning the thought processes characterizing effective management of career by individuals and discusses implications of the propositions for career…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Careers
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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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Hodkinson, Phil; Sparkes, Andrew C. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Investigates a specific career guidance action plan used in conjunction with a training credits pilot program. Analysis revealed tensions between the way in which young people reported making career decisions and the system of guidance built into the program. Raises important issues for further debate about career guidance. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Case Studies
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Prout, Gillian A. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Investigates the experiences of a group of students as they transferred from school to tertiary college at age 16. Highlights the distinction drawn between the curriculum-related aspects and the personal/social aspects of the students' concerns. Discusses implications of the findings in the context of a recent HMI Report on the pastoral curriculum…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Guidance, Case Studies, Colleges
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Kidd, Jennifer M. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Transcribes an interview conducted with Anne Jones, a counselor-practitioner and policymaker, in 1992. Explores some of the ways in which the interpersonal and organizational skills she developed in each role influenced the way she carried out her responsibilities in others. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques
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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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Siann, Gerda; Lightbody, Pauline; Nicholson, Stephen; Tait, Louise; Walsh, Dave – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Optional course choices were related to career aspirations as a follow-up to a survey of secondary-school students. Interviews with ethnic Chinese students (N=27) are reported. Three themes were found in responses; gender and ethnicity were not important themes. Findings are discussed in relation to other studies of Chinese ethnicity. (Author/EMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Guidance, Chinese, Ethnicity
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Collin, Audrey; Watts, A. G. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
Examines the industrialized concept of career and analyzes ways in which this concept is breaking down. Explores the emerging significance of alternative concepts and identifies some of their implications for career guidance. Argues for the social significance of career guidance in its relation to the importance of individual experiences. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Change Agents
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