By Rich Feller
To celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Career Development Quarterly, NCDA has published a free virtual edition which republished the eight most cited articles published in this journal during the past century. Learn about the roots of the Career Development Quarterly and read the articles which have been the most important to career development scholars over the past 100 years.Complete Article >
By Janet Wall
Go to college and it will pay off. Historically, vocational guidance counselors have been giving that advice for decades. Is that really the best advice in the 21st century? This article provides information on certain realities that should be understood in order to provide the “just right” advice to clients as they make career decisions.Complete Article >
By Billie Streufert
Whether it is career aspirations, engaging in exploration, or job search strategies, parents often have great influence on students’ career choices. This article examines opportunities for higher education professionals to partner with family members to advance the career exploration and development of students.Complete Article >
By Shelly Trent
Even in these difficult economic times when many non-profits are dealing with funding cuts, employee development remains an important part of maintaining a culture of engagement and retaining your employees. This article showcases ways your organization can begin or continue employee development efforts on a limited budget.Complete Article >
A Narrative Career Management Program that Increases Hope, Optimism, Confidence, Resilience: Outcome Study
By Mark Franklin
We’re hearing more and more about using ‘narrative’ and ‘storytelling’ in career counseling, coaching and advising, but how does it work? How can we listen in new ways to our clients’ stories that inevitably tumble out, and help our clients distill what matters from what happened, to answer ‘what now?’ This article gives an overview of the results of a recent outcome study of the CareerCycles narrative framework and method of practice that’s creating a new language for career management, and supporting a move toward evidence-based practice. Also included is a Practice Tip.Complete Article >
By Bryan Lubic
Job search clubs, ministries, and support groups are commonly sought out by current job seekers. Have you ever thought of how these organizations are formed and operated? Did it occur to you that currently employed workers looking for career development opportunities or preparing for future transitions may benefit from participating in such organizations? In this article, you will learn how one person has simply and effectively started, maintained, and grown a successful job search support group from an informal meeting to a stable and growing organization.Complete Article >
By Stephanie Vance and Niel Carey
Do you provide career development services at any level (K-12, community college, college, graduate school – and beyond)? Or perhaps to the un- or under-employed through one-stop centers? Maybe to mid- to upper-level professionals seeking a life/career change? How about to military veterans in transition? Conduct career research or teach graduate students? If yes, then you need to know what is happening in Washington DC.Complete Article >
Book Review by Elyssa H. Barbash
The following book review provides a summary and critical analysis of the manuscript "How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life", which is an inspirational guidebook written specifically for women seeking to become leaders in the workforce as well as those seeking holistic fulfillment in life.Complete Article >
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