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Sorting the Chaff from the Wheat – How to ascertain the legitimacy of Career Development Practitioners in Australia
Career Development is a large umbrella or net that draws together a myriad of Career Services occupations and brands them together in one category with the purposes of facilitating and empowering a client in the exploration, development and management of their career over the course of their career life cycle.
WHAT OCCUPATIONS FALL UNDER CAREER DEVELOPMENT ?
There are a multitude of Career Service occupations that fall under the Career Development banner including: –
- Career Advisor
- Career Coach
- Career Consultant
- Career Counsellor
- Career Development Expert
- Career Development Practitioner
- Career Guidance Officer
- Career Management Consultant
- Employment Counsellor
- Guidance Officer
- Job Developer
- Placement Co-ordinator
- Vocational Counsellor
- Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor
- Work Experience Co-ordinator
As illustrated above, there are many occupations that fall under the umbrella of Career Development; which in ones’ opinion can potentially cause clients a great deal of stress trying to determine who is the appropriate service provider for me.
SOURCING CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICE PROVIDERS
Blu Ripples Australia Day 2018 Promotion – Check it out
Blu Ripples is currently running an Australia Day Promotion of Facebook; valid only for 26th Jan 2018.
Check out the details at Blu Ripples Career Counselling and Consulting Services Facebook Page.
Searching for a Career Counsellor – Are you feeling overwhelmed and finding it difficult to determine if your preferred Career Counsellor is legitimate? Find out how to compare and contract Career Counselling Service providers so you do not make a costly mistake.
I remember back in the early 2000’s when I first started my practice (then called HR Aspects) and commenced market research to compare and contrast my expertise and experiences with competitors of the time; the internet was still in it’s infancy and very few organisations advertised on Google.
Fast forward 15+ years and there are hundreds and thousands of career providers spruiking their services on Google alone claiming to be a Career Counsellor, Career Coach, Professional Resume Writer, Career Development Consultant, Specialist or Expert. Quite frankly, for the average individual looking for someone to help them with their career related queries or concerns it is very confusing – how can you possibly sort out what services you need and want if Read More
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I am currently revamping my Career Counselling and Consulting Services and am interested to find out what the members of my local community need and want in terms of Career Counselling, Consulting and Resume Writing Services.
I would really appreciate your input so I can revamp and/or design services that are meaningful to you.
Please click on Career Counselling Survey – Medowie and Port Stephens Residents and complete the 10 questions (mostly multiple choice), it should only take you 5 minutes; all feedback is valued and appreciated.
P.S. You may notice another Career Counselling survey on my website this website is for the larger NSW community whereas asks for specific feedback relating to our community.
Thank you once again.
Blu Ripples is currently undertaking some research in relation to the needs, wants and expectations of individuals seeking Career Counselling and Consulting; thus we are asking members of the general public as well as previous clients if they could spare 5 minutes to answer 18 quick questions (mostly multiple choice) and share this Career Counselling and Consulting Survey with your contacts so that I can receive meaningful data from which important decisions can be made.
Thank you for helping us in this way.
Career Counselling helps you identify and navigate your career whether you choose the roller-coaster or the merry-go-round.
Life is a strange and miraculous adventure filled with many ups and downs, twists and turns along the way. It is rarely a straight and smooth path. Read More
Mental Health in Career Development – Can you help with my research?
I am currently in the process researching and writing a webinar for the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) NSW Division entitled Mental Health In Career Development.
Did you know the top 3 mental health conditions in Australia are: – Read More