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Social Change Starts With You

By Heidi Henkel, Lacey McGinty, Guyleen Castriotta, and Cori Shaff

With an election happening in November, career development professionals should think about their role in inspiring their clients who want to make a difference through local and social change.

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Counselor Educators & Researchers

Invigorating Career Counseling Courses Through Experiential Activities

By Azra Karajic Siwiec and Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich

There are ways career educators can invigorate learners’ interest through experiential activities. This article provides examples of experiential activities that not only prepare learners to meet the standards of the career development profession, but also provide them with excitement and interest in career development and counseling.

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Independent Practice

Strategies Seasoned Professionals Use to Connect with Clients, Colleagues and the Market

By Nancy J. Miller

Career Convergence archives contain a wealth of knowledge and experience shared by seasoned career practitioners in private practice. Their advice for ways to connect for growing, organizing, and marketing your business may inspire you.Complete Article >
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K-12

My Career Story: A Useful Resource for High School Populations and Beyond

By Hande Sensoy-Briddick, William C. Briddick, Suzanne Savickas

High school students often need a more personalized approach to career counseling (Johnson, Rochkind, Ott, & Dupont, 2010). Although this can be perceived as a daunting task, alternative approaches such as My Career Story (Savickas & Hartung, 2012) can complement career exploration activities that are already taking place in schools.

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Post-Secondary

Helping Clients Who Feel Like Impostors

By Jessamyn Perlus

The Impostor Phenomenon (IP) ­– feeling like a fraud, as if success is due to luck or error ­– can substantially hinder a career. This article, based on a study of graduate student women, covers how to recognize IP and assist clients impeded by impostor beliefs.

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Workplaces

Recruiting Gen Z Women into STEM Careers

By Leigha Compson

Careers in STEM fields offer competitive jobs yet women tend to be underrepresented. A review of the top career values of women and Generation Z reveals significant overlap, and many of the values align closely with opportunities in STEM fields. Strategies to recruit women into STEM are explored.

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NCDA News

November is National Career Development Month

NCDA promotes career development through its annual celebration of National Career Development Month. Every November, career development professionals are encouraged to celebrate with career related activities.

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Tech Tips

Create Flyers, Brochures, Reports and Social Media Content with Lucidpress

Looking for a new method for developing digital or print documents beyond what your Microsoft or Apple software can provide? Lucidpress is an easy web-based tool that allows you to build documents from a variety of templates or from scratch. The site will help you reach out to clients or build your brand with ease. A free version of the site can be added as an app through a Gmail account, or you can select from several paid levels.

-Tip provided by Christopher Belser, ctbelser@uno.edu

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