own career development

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One would imagine that a Guidance Counselor in a graduate program must have used the full power of expertise in planning his or her own career, but my specific case has been more of a 'physician, heal thyself' matter! I enjoy what I do, and by all available accounts, seem to perform satisfactorily, but confess that I have drifted rather than consciously navigated my way as per the career development theories I now profess!…

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I present in the remainder of this document, my recollections of how I ventured in to my vocation as a Guidance Counselor, comparing my specific case with theories of career development (Career Development, 2003). I conclude with inferences which I use for graduate students who seek my professional help.
Informality has marked my progress towards the career. Theories which state that the value of work should be taught in the pre-school years (Career Development, 2003,) and that a relationship has to be made so early in life between education and a career, seem to escape my memory, if at all my parents subscribed to such concepts. This pattern continues as I reflect on my years in school, all the way from kindergarten to when I was ready for college.
The post secondary education phase (Career Development, 2003) was an inflexion point for my career. Many of my peers sought vocational training at this time, and only a minority sought college education. We all tried our hands at odd jobs and assignments during this time, but I cannot recall even considering regular employment. This could have been because my family had more than adequate means to provide for my higher education. ...
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