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The Whispering Warriors - How to Help Introverts Succeed in the Age of Acceleration

By Jane Finkle

In today’s fast paced and unstable workplace, achieving success requires speaking up, promoting oneself, and taking initiative. Extroverts are more likely to market their accomplishments and naturally thrive in this environment while introverts often stumble if they do not develop a savvy self-promoter attitude.

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Counselor Educators & Researchers

Fostering Career Counseling Self-efficacy in Counselor Education

By Terri L. Jashinsky & Carrie L. King

This article highlights the value of a learning environment that fosters self-efficacy with counselors-in-training in career counseling courses. By reflecting on our experiences teaching career counseling and reviewing results of a quantitative analysis, we have identified five key ingredients for counselor educators to consider incorporating into their career counseling courses.

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Independent Practice

Career Transition – Helping Clients Survive the Neutral Zone

By Jennifer Armenta

As Career Services Providers, our main focus is helping clients find employment. However, there could come a time when your effort becomes not helping your clients get a job, but helping them succeed without one.

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K-12

Career Services for Refugees, Immigrants and their Children

By Mopelola Oluwadare

Although the refugee and voluntary immigrant have similar needs, differences exist that affect their approaches to navigating the United States educational system and career options for their children and themselves. Whereas the voluntary immigrant is able to return home to visit family and friends, this is not the case for a refugee. Refugees must take up permanent residence in their country of refuge, which leads to long-term investments in the country.

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Post-Secondary

Are Campus Offices Prepared to Work Collaboratively with Families?

By Chelsea Petree and Janine Rowe

While parents of college students provide needed support to student development, many offices are not prepared to work collaboratively with family members. This article includes information and tips from a successful partnership between the Parent & Family Programs office and Office of Career Services at Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Workplaces

How to Attract Millennials to Your Workplace

By Nidal Khaznadar

There are various critiques, myths, facts, and studies written about the millennial generation in the workplace and how they are reshaping the way we work, play, buy and even think. Yet very few leaders know how to approach this generation and attract them to work for and stay with their companies. Learning opportunities, social impact and feedback are the primary factors millennials consider when choosing a workplace.

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NCDA News

Events that Support Continuing Education

By NCDA Staff

Professional development is a requirement in our field, whether or not it is for the purpose of accruing contact hours for a licensure or certification. Seeking professional development fulfills an ethical mandate to gain and maintain the knowledge and skills to support our ability to best serve our clients. As a professional association, NCDA exists to serve the field by offering continuing education.

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Tech Tips

Pinterest

Pinterest is considered a web and app company that operates a software system designed to discover information on the web, mainly using images and on a shorter scale, Gifs and videos.  Pinterest can be considered as another social network site.  It allows you to “pin” similar types of pictures, which allows you to “pin” the visual pieces of multimedia and save them into files. Practitioners may encourage clients and students to use the site in creative ways. Try having your students look up interviewing information on Pinterest, take four visuals, and transform the information into a PowerPoint presentation.

-Tip provided by Lynne Orr, orrl@wpunj.edu

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