Exploring Finnish Guidance Counselors’ Conceptions of Career Management Skills
Kettunen, J., Lee, J., & Vuorinen, R. (2020). Exploring Finnish Guidance Counselors’ Conceptions of Career Management Skills. Sage Open, 10(4). https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244020968778
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This article reports the findings from a phenomenographic investigation into guidance counselors’ conceptions of career management skills (CMS). The results show that CMS was conceived as (a) information-based knowledge, (b) personal skills development, (c) interpersonal skills development, and (d) autonomous application of skills. The differences appeared along six dimensions of variation that included awareness of CMS, emphasis, promotion of CMS, teaching practice, assessment, and attitude. The findings give us a more profound understanding of critical aspects that may have an important role in the development of individual’s CMS.
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