October will see the launch of Career Navigator, a resource which uses the metaphor of the road and resources required for the journey to enable individuals and groups to understand the nature of a modern career (rarely a straight, predictable path, more like crazy paving!).
As Career advisers/ coaches we often set goals by asking a client where they want to be and to visualise that place. Asking them to physically stand in that place, to be there, feel it, can increase the power of visualisation.
This paper reflects on the findings of a small-scale study into how people who define as having faith navigate career decisions, in particular the role of imaginative contemplation used in prayer and meditation.
The term ‘reflective practice’ is much used and little understood. It is not the ability to describe one’s feelings about one’s experience. Rather, it is the ability to reflect on one’s experiences, to analyse what happened, why it happened and the learning gained. But it can even mean more than this – according to Schön […]
Our understanding of career choice theory and, indeed, our own experience suggest that people make career decisions in a variety of ways depending on personality and the decision in hand. Career choice theory and research increasingly recognises the validity of diverse approaches to decision making and yet there is evidence to suggest that actual guidance […]
Faith may be defined as a state of confidence in the face of uncertainty, a positive mindset or mental attitude which accepts a degree of uncertainty, remains open to events as they unfold and trusts that the best course of action will become clear in time. Faith therefore may be found in the religious, the […]
The role of chance in career choice: Planned Happenstance in Action NCGE News, December 2007 Explores the role that chance or the unexpected plays in career decision making and the implications for career practitioners Read the article here
The report outlines the findings of a study into the impact of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) on the quality of the customer relationship and service provided in a career information and guidance setting.