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SHIFTWORK: the work we do to help clients with their shifts

Approaches that emphasise certainty and hold out the promise of providing neat answers are attractive to
people confronted by the uncertainties and complexities of their lives. It is therefore not surprising to
discover that clients seek out certainty in career counselling and prefer that counsellors give advice,
opinions and answers. This presents a challenge because we live in a world that is not simple, certain and predictable, and a world that is populated by people who are complex, changing and inherently unpredictable.


Career lucky breaks

Where do you see yourself in five years time?  This is such a common employment interview question that it is almost a cliché. The question reveals some interesting assumptions about the way that we often assume careers and the world of work play out.  The assumption is that careers are planned and predictable. However consider ...