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Examining Aspiration and Possibility

Examining Aspiration and Possibility

The 2017 theme of the Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ) Symposium was Taking Aspiration and Possibility into Career Practice. It was supported by three underlying questions for career development practitioners, about a) making clients aware of options we may know little about ourselves, b) empowering ourselves and our clients to be curious and courageous and c) fighting for safe, fair, and equitable work opportunities and work places. Let us consider both the theme and its related questions. Read more…

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Feb 2018

The 100% solution:  Using all the intelligence in the room

The 100% solution: Using all the intelligence in the room

Have you ever worked for someone who made you feel really smart?  Who saw what you were good at and encouraged you to make the most of your talents? And then you responded and achieved things you never thought possible?  You were working for a Multiplier. Have you ever worked for someone who… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Feb 2018

The Aging Workforce: Fact or Fiction?

The Aging Workforce: Fact or Fiction?

I turned 50 three years ago in January. It was something I hadn’t planned for and, if I’m being honest, didn’t really want to celebrate. My son James came to my rescue. On my birthday he gifted me a “50-year old’s survival kit”, a large box I hoped would contain all the things I loved - movie… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Feb 2018

Career development is basis to lifelong success

Career development is basis to lifelong success

A prominent fixture on the careers industry calendar is the Career Development Association of New Zealand’s (CDANZ) annual national symposium. It’s an opportunity for career practitioners, industry thought leaders and researchers to share and discuss leading practice and research in career development. This year the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) joined the symposium. Read more…

Category: Article reviews

Date: 21 Nov 2017