How to evaluate a job description for goodness of match

Conducting an effective job search involves sorting through many job descriptions written in different formats and deciding if you are a good candidate before applying. The job description should provide you a summary of the essential classification and requirements of a job and may include such things as job’s title, purpose, duties and responsibilities, scope, […]

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A job or a vocation?

What wall is your career ladder leaning on – a job or a vocation? These are your experiences if its a job • You don’t like it, let alone love it, but you do it because you have to. • A job leads to something else, usually another job. • A job has performance reviews, […]

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PRP’s Philosophy of Coaching

Painting Resume Profiles – Coaching Philosophy As Workforce Development Consultants and Career Coaches, we are irrevocably wedded to the ideal that every individual has agency and can/should find work that reinforces their intrinsic dignity, sense of personal worth and coherence. We work from the heart and serve our clients from the overflow of a full […]

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Work Integrated Learning (1)

Work integrated Learning Introduction Cooperative education has existed in the United States for most of the 20th century as a structured method of combining academic education with practical work experience. For a number of reasons, its promise has not been fully realized (Barton 1996). However, it is taking on new importance in an environment characterized […]

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From Proletariat to Precariat

Guy Standing’s book “The Precariat – a new dangerous class”, presents a brilliant and incisive account of how precarious work has become the new normal in the workforce. However, after reading it I was left with the feeling that today’s global labour market is a brutish, cold and indifferent place. In the context of labour […]

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Summary of Paul Stevens’ Model of Career Development

The Stevens Model of Career Development is very helpful for taking people through the whole journey of self–exploration and evaluation of their career options through to the successful implementation of their career decision, given their labour market opportunities and restrictions. It incorporates most of the aspects of a person’s work and way of life in […]

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Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

There are reasons for optimism about the future of work integrated learning. Social, economic, and historic forces are making cooperative education more relevant than ever including emphasis on university-industry-government cooperation, a fluid and demanding workplace, new technology, the need for continuous on-the-job learning, globalization, and demands for more accountability in the workplace. Work-integrated learning refers […]

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