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Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance by Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance--now in its 17th edition--remains the most comprehensive career reference in print. This unparalleled resource has been expanded to six volumes and fully revised to contain the most accurate and current career information available.
Publication Date: 2017-11-01
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Subject Heading: Vocational guidance
Selected Titles: Vocation
At This Time and in This Place by
Publication Date: 2015-10-01
Seeking to deepen current scholarly engagement with vocational exploration in both theory and practice, At This Time and In This Place champions the themes of calling and vocation as key elements of effective undergraduate education.
Claiming Our Callings by
Publication Date: 2014-07-09
Kaethe Schwehn and L. DeAne Lagerquist offer perspectives from fourteen professors at St. Olaf College on the value of vocation, showing how a focus on one's calling rather than on success or credentials paves the way for the civic good sought by defenders of liberal arts education.
The Defining Decade by
Publication Date: 2013-04-02
Bestselling psychologist Dr. Meg Jay uses real stories from real lives to provide smart, compassionate, and constructive advice about the crucial (and difficult) years we cannot afford to miss. Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, argues that twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and misinformation, much of which has trivialized what is actually the most defining decade of adulthood. Drawing from almost two decades of work with hundreds of clients and students, The Defining Decade weaves the latest science of the twentysomething years with the behind-closed-doors stories from twentysomethings, themselves.
Good Work by
Publication Date: 2001-10-03
What does it mean to carry out "good work"? What strategies allow people to maintain moral and ethical standards at a time when market forces have unprecedented power and work life is being radically altered by technological innovation? These questions lie at the heart of this eagerly awaited new book.
How to Find the Work You Love by
Publication Date: 2004-02-24
Technological advances and the global marketplace are changing the way we live and work. Doing the work you love is the critical factor to personal fulfillment and economic success. This remarkable guide offers simple yet profound strategies to help you answer those questions by focusing on four key elements to be sought in any life's work- Integrity, Service, Enjoyment, and Excellence.
Know Your Why by
Publication Date: 2016-07-19
Questions about purpose and identity have never been more urgent to a generation grappling with unprecedented change. But whether you're seasoned in the faith or just starting out, nothing could be more important than taking hold of God's call in your life
Let Your Life Speak by
Publication Date: 1999-09-27
With wisdom, compassion, and gentle humor, Parker J. Palmer invites us to listen to the inner teacher and follow its leadings toward a sense of meaning and purpose. Telling stories from his own life and the lives of others who have made a difference, he shares insights gained from darkness and depression as well as fulfillment and joy, illuminating a pathway toward vocation for all who seek the true calling of their lives.
Make Your Job a Calling by
Publication Date: 2012-10-20
In "Make Your Job a Calling "authors Bryan J. Dik and Ryan D. Duffy explore this powerful idea and help the reader navigate the many challenges both internal and external that may arise along the pathway to a sense of calling at work. .Over the course of four sections, the authors define the idea of calling, review cutting-edge research on the subject, provide practical guidelines for discerning a calling at all stages of work and life, and explore what calling will look like as workplace norms continue to evolve. They also take pains to present a realistic view of the subject by unpacking the perils and challenges of pursuing one s higher purpose, especially in an uncertain economy.
The Path to Purpose by
Publication Date: 2009-04-07
Drawing on the revelatory results of a landmark study, William Damon investigates the most pressing issue in the lives of youth today: why so many young people are "failing to launch"--Living at home longer, lacking career motivation, struggling to make a timely transition into adulthood, and not yet finding a life pursuit that inspires them. His groundbreaking study shows that about one-fifth of youth today are thriving -- highly engaged in activities they love and developing a clear sense of what they want to do with their lives -- but approximately one-fourth are still rudderless, at serious risk of never fulfilling their potential. Damon shows that the key ingredient for the highly engaged is that they have developed a clear sense of purpose in their lives that motivates them and gives them direction.
The Purposeful Graduate by
Publication Date: 2015-05-06
American higher education is more expensive than ever and the rewards seem to be diminishing daily. Sociologist Tim Clydesdale's new book, however, offers some rare good news: when colleges and universities meaningfully engage their organizational histories to launch sustained conversations with students about questions of purpose, the result is a rise in overall campus engagement and recalibration of post-college trajectories that set graduates on journeys of significance and impact.
Vocation Across the Academy by
Publication Date: 2017-02-08
Although the language of vocation was born in a religious context, the contributors in this volume demonstrate that it has now taken root within the broad framework of higher education and has become intertwined with a wide range of concerns. This volume makes a compelling case for vocational reflection and discernment in undergraduate education today, arguing that it will encourage faculty and students alike to venture out of their narrow disciplinary specializations and to reflect on larger questions of meaning and purpose.
What Should I Do with My Life? by
Publication Date: 2005-11-29
In What Should I Do with My Life? Po Bronson tells the inspirational true stories of people who have found the most meaningful answers to that great question. With humor, empathy, and insight, Bronson writes of remarkable individuals-from young to old, from those just starting out to those in a second career-who have overcome fear and confusion to find a larger truth about their lives and, in doing so, have been transformed by the experience.