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Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work

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Robertson, P. J., Cimini, N., Post, J., & Corry, J. (2020)
Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 44(1), 5-12. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4401
This paper argues that trade unions represent natural allies for career services, as they have shared interests in addressing issues of social justice at work. This potentiall...

A role for trades unions in careers education

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Cimini, N., & Robertson, P. (2019)
A role for trades unions in careers education
No abstract available.

Building capabilities in disabled job seekers: A qualitative study of the Remploy Work Choices programme in Scotland

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J. (2018)
Building capabilities in disabled job seekers: A qualitative study of the Remploy Work Choices programme in Scotland. Social Work and Society: International Online Journal, 16(1), 1-15
This article reports on a qualitative study of the UK’s labour activation pathway for jobseekers with disabilities and health conditions. The aim was to explore the experienc...

A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice

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Robertson, P. J., & Egdell, V. (2018)
A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice. Australian Journal of Career Development, 27(3), 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1177/1038416217704449
In the UK, the concept of employability is influential in current conceptualizations of career development. It is an example of a discourse underpinned by faith in individual ...

The casualties of transition: the health impact of NEET status and some approaches to managing it

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J. (2018)
The casualties of transition: the health impact of NEET status and some approaches to managing it. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 47(3), 390-402. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2018.1455168
Youth unemployment can be understood as a major public health risk. This paper explores the multidisciplinary literature in this field, and its relevance to support for NEET (...

Bhaskar and Sen: Two foundations on which to build a new approach to career guidance and life planning

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J. (2018)
Bhaskar and Sen: Two foundations on which to build a new approach to career guidance and life planning. Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning, 6(1), 22-28
This paper argues for a new perspective on guidance and life planning that is informed, but not dominated, by pre-existing Western conceptions of career. Two scholars are high...

Introduction to a special issue dedicated to Bill Law

Journal Article
Robertson, P. (2017)
Introduction to a special issue dedicated to Bill Law. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 39(1), 2-3. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.3901
Item is the editorial to a special issue of Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling dedicated to the memory of Bill Law.

Promoting student well-being: Are you better than you think?

Journal Article
Robertson, P. (2017)
Promoting student well-being: Are you better than you think?. Phoenix (AGCAS journal), 20-21
Dr Pete Robertson, Associate Professor & Programme Leader for Career Guidance in the School of Applied Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, outlines proactive approaches t...

Positive psychology and career development

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J. (2018)
Positive psychology and career development. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 46(2), 241-254. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2017.1318433
Positive psychology has been an influential movement within psychology in the early years of the 21st century. It is now timely to assess the value of its contribution to care...

Career Guidance, Health and Well-being

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Robertson, P. (2017)
Career Guidance, Health and Well-being. Not applicable
This is a brief article for practitioners in the Career Development Institute's magazine: Career Matters. It explores the links between work, health and well-being, and cons...

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