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Issues of anger in the workplace: do gender and gender role matter?

Issues of anger in the workplace: do gender and gender role matter? – Articles Irene Gianakos To examine the influence of gender and gender role on anger experiences in the workplace, 257 adult students completed narratives describing their anger-provoking issues and anger expression. Seven issues were identified: work performance of coworkers, work performance of supervisors, […]

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A Cognitive Career Course: From Theory to Practice

A Cognitive Career Course: From Theory to Practice – Statistical Data Included Corey A. Reed A university career development course based on cognitive information-processing theory was assessed. Students who took the course showed a significant decrease in their negative career thoughts when the Career Thoughts Inventory (J. P. Sampson, G. W. Peterson, J. G. Lenz, […]

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A Reaction to Mark Pope’s “A Brief History of Career Counseling in the United States” – 2000

A Reaction to Mark Pope’s “A Brief History of Career Counseling in the United States” – 2000 – Reader Reactions Kenneth B. Hoyt The author acknowledges the significance of the 6 steps presented by M. Pope (2000) in his article “A Brief History of Career Counseling in the United States.” It is proposed that the […]

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Career counselors as advocates and change agents for equality

Career counselors as advocates and change agents for equality – Career Counseling in the Next Decade Sunny S. Hansen This analysis of the career counseling profession’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats emphasizes the importance of the profession’s contributions to fostering equality in a democratic society. Career counseling professionals and their National Career Development Association are […]

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Survivors of downsizing: helpful and hindering experiences

Survivors of downsizing: helpful and hindering experiences Norman E. Amundson Thirty-one downsizing survivors from both the private and public sector were interviewed to determine incidents that either helped or hindered their transition through 1 or more organizational downsizings. A critical incident technique was used to analyze and organize the data around themes that emerged. Themes […]

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A critical evaluation of the Web-based version of the Career Key

A critical evaluation of the Web-based version of the Career Key Edward M. Levinson The authors assessed the reliability and validity of the Web-based version of the Career Key (L. K. Jones, 1997). Ninety-nine undergraduates completed the Web-based version of the Career Key and the Self-Directed Search–Form R (J. L. Holland, 1994) in counterbalanced order […]

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Transcending a double bind: the case of Jenna

Transcending a double bind: the case of Jenna Misty K. Hook Although all women’s career development has been largely ignored, gifted women, in particular, have been virtually invisible within the career field. Many people assume that choosing a career should be easy for women with high intelligence and multiple gifts; however, the challenges to occupational […]

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a qualitative exploration of professional women’s career patterns

Choices and challenges: a qualitative exploration of professional women’s career patterns Lona Whitmarsh With the rapid changes occurring in the role of work in women’s lives, this research project was designed to examine the career planning, career decision making, and work history of women in both female-dominated and gender-neutral careers (U.S. Department of Labor, n.d.-a). […]

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Coincidence, happenstance, serendipity, fate, or the hand of god: Case studies in synchronicity

Coincidence, happenstance, serendipity, fate, or the hand of god: Case studies in synchronicity – Article Mary H. Guindon Many counselors are aware that synchronicity–unpredictable instances of meaningful coincidence–can play a significant role in career opportunities, yet the phenomenon of synchronicity in the career literature is underrepresented. The purpose of this article is to discuss the […]

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Factors influencing the career decision status of Chinese American youths

Factors influencing the career decision status of Chinese American youths Pei-Wen Winnie Ma The purpose of this study was to understand how intergenerational family conflict and relational-interdependent self-construal influence the career decision status of Chinese American youths. Participants were 129 Chinese American youths, with ages ranging from 14 to 21 years. Results from regression analysis […]