There is also an emphasis that is placed on the skills requirements by career development practitioners.
The chapter further moves on to discuss the history of vocational guidance and career development, which discusses the new paradigm for the theory and practice of career counseling. The chapter then moves on to provide a well set out timeline table of the various events that have taken place since 1883 until 2001. Furthermore the chapter provides for a discussion of the need for career development services which provides for numerous statistics of the country and the career development services that are presently used within the society.
A discussion of the high school student needs and disabled persons needs. There is also a discussion of the definition of position, job, occupation, career and career development which help provide a basis for the further chapters. The author then moves on to the meaning of work and also why people work, this also includes the various definitions that have been provided in the past. The chapter is concluded with a clear summary to help recall everything discussed within the chapter.
The main objective of this chapter is to provide the readers with the history of theorizing the career choice and development. The other objective that the chapter entails is the discussion of the trait – and – factor and also the developmental theories. Discussions of the applications and the theories have been able to stand the test of time in the sections.
The chapter starts with the discussion of the purpose and evaluation of the theory of career development. The chapter moves on to provide a timeline of the history of career development and how it has theorized over the years. This time line provides for the events that have been dated back to 1909 until 2005. The chapter provides for a history of the theorizing process of career