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Choosing A Vocation
Author/Editor: Frank Parsons
The book is a complete reprint of the original book by Frank Parsons who played such an important early role in developing the field of career guidance. The introduction and post script is written by Carl McDaniels, NVGA President 1973-1974 and a preface by Janet Lenz, NCDA President, 2004-2005.
Read a review of this book in the NCDA web magazine Career Convergence.
Click here to see the Choosing a Vocation Table of Contents (PDF).
Click here to read the Introduction to Choosing a Vocation(PDF).
- Career Development Theory and Models
- Career Information Resources/Curriculum/Activities
- Career Planning and Job Seeking Resources
- Individual/Group Counseling and Facilitating Skills
- Counselor Educators
- Program Planning/Promotion/Management/Implementation
- K-12 and Parents
- Post Secondary
John L. Holland's Autobiography and Theory of Careers
In 1959, John L. Holland introduced a theory of vocational choices involving personality typology (widely known in the career development field as the Holland Code, or RIASEC). Included with this previously unpublished autobiography are book chapters, journal articles and other original source material that will enhance the reader's understanding of both the theory and the scientist. (Rayman & Gottfredson, 2020)
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