Units 4 & 5 Career Guidance Interviews
Evaluate the purpose of different types of career guidance interviews
Evaluate methodologies to explore the career guidance and development needs of clients
Corney and Watts (1998) define information and advice as; ‘providing an immediate response to the needs of clients who present an enquiry or reveal a need that requires more than a straightforward information response. Advice is usually limited to helping with the interpretation of information and with meeting needs already clearly understood by the client…’
Advice and information is therefore concerned with meeting client’s presenting issues relating to information.
The OECD (2004:10) definition of guidance is; ‘Career guidance refers to services and …show more content…
GROW Model – This provides a structure to get the most out of a one to one intervention, setting the timeframe and what you hope to achieve in the time together without wasting time by going off on a tangent.
Goal – In this stage you work out what the client wants to achieve during the session. The client is in charge of and responsible for the content, however it is a two way process which is negotiated. The adviser has to ensure that the goal is specific, realistic and achievable.
Reality – In this stage it is important to explore and listen to the client to ensure you understand the client’s situation and challenge this. Through exploration it may