The Career Counselor's Handbook

The Career Counselor's Handbook

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by Richard N. Bolles
     
 

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With more than sixty-five combined years of experience in the career development field, Howard Figler and Richard Nelson Bolles are the undisputed authorities when it comes to helping people find meaningful work. In this revised and updated second edition of their classic guide for career counselors, Figler and Bolles show aspiring counselors how to break into the

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With more than sixty-five combined years of experience in the career development field, Howard Figler and Richard Nelson Bolles are the undisputed authorities when it comes to helping people find meaningful work. In this revised and updated second edition of their classic guide for career counselors, Figler and Bolles show aspiring counselors how to break into the business, and give experienced counselors ideas for improving effectiveness and recharging their practice. Outlining tools, problem-solving tips, and ethical values for todays career counselor, THE CAREER COUNSELORS HANDBOOK features new information about performing the Annual Career Checkup, choosing Essence over Ego, and using the Internet-while celebrating the fact that even career counselors need counsel once in a while.

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From the Publisher
"Dick Bolles and Howard Figler once again become our trusted guides as we strive to serve responsibly in the sacred sphere of other peoples careers. What a joy to be reintroduced to classics like 1-2-3 Counseling, and at the same time share in the latest thinking of two masters of the profession. Each chapters lesson inspires us to be the best that we can be with our clients."-Deb Koen, president of Career Development Services and contributor to The Wall Street Journals CareerJournal.com"Full of practical how-to tips as well as insight into broad, philosophical topics such as mystery, ego, values, and spirituality, this handbook is your opportunity to benefit from the stimulating ideas and diverse styles of Howard Figler and Dick Bolles. Try it, youll like it-and you'll learn."-H. B. Gelatt, EdD, cofounder of Gelatt Partners and author of Creative Decision Making With Positive Uncertainty

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580088701
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Series:
The Parachute Library
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,123,359
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

RICHARD NELSON BOLLES is the best-selling author of WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? and has been a leader in the career development field for more than 35 years. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Howard Figler, PhD, has been a nationally known speaker, writer, and career counselor for thirty years. The author of seven books, including The Complete Job-Search Handbook, Figler was formerly the career center director at the University of Texas at Austin and director of counseling at Dickinson College. He lives in Sacramento, California.

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The Career Counselor's Handbook 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
rivirox6 More than 1 year ago
Great Book.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I think that the book was great for counclers and for students. The book helped me alot in studying to be a guidance councler. I hope to be one some day. Although I am young I am the future so it is books like these that can plan the future.