Picking pebbles on the beach…explorations in career practice

This is my space for thinking out loud about my experiences, observations and ponderings as a curious careers practitioner and researcher, creating and (hopefully) sharing ideas about everything that careers practice provokes in us!

The opinions below are my own with the exception to references and quotes used

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Career practice through the lens of philosophers: John Rawls

In my last blog I explored the ideas of Immanuel Kant, highlighting the importance of willingness and courage in one’s search of knowledge, sapere aude (dare to know) and its value to those we engage with. Secondly, I made reference to Kant’s take on knowledge (priori and posteriori) and how in a careers context itContinue reading “Career practice through the lens of philosophers: John Rawls”

Career practice through the lens of philosophers: Immanuel Kant

In the last blog, I gave a brief account of Socrates and potentially where the seeds of person-centred approaches had been sewn. I identified the use of questions, story-telling, challenging and the legitimacy of right and wrong as valuable links between the Socratic method and career practice. What is particularly striking for me about SocratesContinue reading “Career practice through the lens of philosophers: Immanuel Kant”

Career practice through the lens of philosophers: Socrates

Metaphor and career practice I read a post by another Careers Practitioner, who compared careers thinking to The Line of Duty…all metaphorical thinker-soap watchers would nod in agreement with her post. Like the author of the said post, I haven’t found the off button either between the back-and-forth nature of career thinking and practically anyContinue reading “Career practice through the lens of philosophers: Socrates”

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