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Hughes, Deirdre – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
The careers profession is challenged significantly by government, employers and potential consumers to articulate its added value to society. Neoliberal discourses such as privatisation, deregulation, flexicurity and a self-help culture are impacting upon arrangements for the design and delivery of all-age careers provision across the UK. In this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Careers, Professional Identity, Employers
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Watts, A. G. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
The devolution instigated in the United Kingdom in 1997 was a further stage in a long historical process. Nonetheless, prior to the 1990s, the basic structures of career guidance services were broadly similar across the UK. But the marketisation of careers services that took place under the Conservative government in the mid-1990s went further in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Training, Professional Recognition, Career Guidance
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Mulvey, M. Rachel – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
This paper tackles three challenges: first, to sketch the history of career guidance provision in England over the last 25 years; second, to identify what the current structure of career guidance in England is; and finally, to analyse the key issues and challenges which career guidance in England now faces. Whilst its earlier history in this field…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Guidance Programs, Career Guidance, Careers
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Howieson, Cathy; Semple, Sheila – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
Devolution of powers to Scotland has accentuated pre-existing divergence from the rest of the UK with respect to education, training and career guidance provision. Scotland now has an all-age national careers service--Careers Scotland. It is suggested that it is unlikely that a national, publicly-funded careers agency would have been established…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Allocation, Careers, Career Guidance
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Clark, Mike; Talbot, John – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
Deregulation of the LEA Careers Service followed by the establishment of the National Assembly for Wales in 1999 led, through consultation, to the establishment of a bi-lingual all-age career guidance service under the banner of Careers Wales. The article traces the history of career guidance in Wales from 1974, showing how it has taken a very…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Careers, Guidance Programs, 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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Sonnenberg, David – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Examines the effects that changes in work structure and conditions, such as diminished job security, have on individuals. Explores the importance and meaning of work from a psychoanalytic perspective, focusing on ways in which predicted changes may create anxiety. Suggests that counselors in the workplace be aware of these issues. (RJM)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Career Change, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
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Taylor, Keith F. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1994
In the 1950s, vocational guidance was dominated by the aim of helping clients find fulfillment through work. This "vocational aim" has since been diluted by a flood of developments in vocational theory and research, counseling practices, and particularly the nature of work and the patterns of careers. The impact of these changes over a…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Guidance
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Meijers, Frans; Piggott, Carrie – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Discusses development of equal opportunities for ethnic minorities through careers guidance. Describes the provision of careers guidance services in Holland and Britain in relation to a model of organizational development. Discusses emotional barriers of fear and anger in a structural context. Presents the concept of "career negotiation"…
Descriptors: Adults, Anger, Career Counseling, Career Development
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Watts, A. G. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Market principles can be applied to careers guidance services through the concept of guidance as a market maker or through the concept of a market in guidance. The notion of a market in guidance can take the form of a real market or of a quasi market. A quasi market can take the form of contracts or of vouchers. These options are explored.…
Descriptors: Adults, Capitalism, Career Counseling, Career Development