Category: USA

04

Jan2017
Then read this article from today's New York Times!
January 4, 2017John McCarthy

16

Nov2016
Among the less well-known bi-partisan political activities in the USA in the past few years has been the emergence of approaches to developing policies and policy instruments in the education, training and employment fields based on evidence of what works and the collection of longitudinal data of US citizen learning ... Read More
November 16, 2016John McCarthy

21

May2016
This very readable article from the New York Times highlights some of the mix of human, chance, economic and social factors that contribute to career success!
May 21, 2016John McCarthy

29

Jan2015
This is the summary version of the review undertaken for USAID on the outcomes of Youth Workforce Development programmes for out of school youth.
January 29, 2015John McCarthy

29

Jan2015
This evaluation report was produced for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2013. The paper is based on a literature scan of 54 publicly available studies that were published between 2001 and 2012 on the topics of youth employment, ... Read More
January 29, 2015John McCarthy

10

Jan2015
These Guidelines (revised 2007) produced by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) of the USA address the following issues: Guidelines for Use of the Internet for the Delivery of Career Counselling and Career Planning Services Professional and Ethical Guidelines Related to the Use of the Internet for Job Posting and ... Read More
January 10, 2015John McCarthy

10

Jan2015
These Guidelines (revised 2007) have been produced by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) in the USA. They address video content and production issues along with guidelines for users on how to select and use videos effectively. A simple career video evaluation form is provided. The Guidelines are aimed primarily ... Read More
January 10, 2015John McCarthy

07

Sep2011
While not an expert paper on career guidance information, this is an interesting informational article (2008) that compares the US and Japan in terms of challenges facing the economy and the workforce, challenges for particular work groups in certain economic sectors, and job seeking support systems including careers information. Read ... Read More
September 7, 2011Tibor Kovacs

07

Sep2011
This is a very useful summary of research results concerning the impact of career guidance for second level school students on their engagement, retention, academic achievement, transitions to tertiary education and the labour market, and career and life success. It draws significantly on school experience in the USA. Read more
September 7, 2011Tibor Kovacs

24

Aug2010
This report (2004) by Chris T King and Sarah Looney of the Ray Marshall Centre of UTA contains a discussion of 30 workforce development performance measures generated by several US states for 7 areas of interest to policy and program leaders and rated by them for usefulness. The seven areas are: outcomes ... Read More
August 24, 2010Tibor Kovacs