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Career Guidance and Counselling for Youth: What Adolescents and Young Adults are Telling Us

  • William BorgenEmail author
  • Bryan Hiebert
ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Abstract

The area of career guidance and counselling for youth is undergoing rapid change in light of evolving expectations of young people as members of society and rapidly changing educational and career opportunities. This article summarizes previous research describing the perspectives of adolescents and young adults, and concludes that there is a need to re-examine the assumptions underlying career advising, guidance, and counselling programs offered to young people; and also to re-develop these services to better reflect current economic, career, and social realities.

Keywords

Career Guidance Career Counselling Youth Adolescents 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.University of CalgaryCalgary, AlbertaCanada

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