By Jenny Kidd
`[This] is a thrilling publication, written in transparent, obtainable sort. it really is an informative consultant for an individual wishing to discover occupation counselling as a subject matter and approach' – Professional Manager
'This is a superb e-book - sensible but scholarly. it's a must-read for somebody who desires to know the way to facilitate the occupation improvement of alternative humans in formal or casual settings' - John Arnold, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Loughborough University
'At a time while the occupation counselling occupation has been lower than a few strain within the united kingdom, it really is sturdy to have an up to date textual content which cogently outlines the robust base of conception, learn and perform upon which this expert job is equipped. Jenny Kidd's lucid textual content will supply a useful source for brand spanking new entrants to profession counselling and comparable fields, in addition to for proven practitioners' - Professor Tony Watts, Senior Fellow and existence President, nationwide Institute for Careers schooling and Counselling, Cambridge
Understanding occupation Counselling explores the idea, study and perform of profession counselling from a British viewpoint and brings them jointly in a single concise quantity. The booklet addresses precisely what's intended through the time period 'career' within the twenty first century and the results this has for these operating with consumers at varied phases in their occupation. This booklet is exclusive in that it truly relates occupation theories to occupation counselling, that's frequently an uncertain sector for trainees.
Divided into transparent elements, the 1st presents a finished account of theories of occupation improvement and occupation counselling and their implications for perform. Taking a severe method, it additionally indicates how study informs our knowing of the sector. within the moment half, occupation counselling talents, instruments and strategies are defined, together with using overview instruments and the web. The e-book additionally covers moral matters and evaluation.
Understanding occupation Counselling is necessary for college kids present process education in occupation advice, profession counselling, outplacement counselling or profession training, however it can be a use to scholars on occupational psychology and human source administration classes. additionally, skilled profession practitioners wishing to determine extra approximately contemporary advancements inside their profession.
Jennifer Kidd is a Reader in Organizational Psychology and path Director of the MSc occupation administration and Counselling programme at Birkbeck, collage of London