The career resources model: An integrative framework for career counsellors

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Changes in the nature of work and organisations have led to an increased need for self-directed career management (SDCM). However, there is no consensus in the literature of what constitutes SDCM and many related concepts have been proposed. Integrating previous research across different conceptualisations of SDCM, the article proposes four critical career resources which are essential for career development in the modern context: human capital resources, social resources, psychological resources and identity resources. Implications of this framework for counselling practice are presented.
Original languageEnglish
JournalBritish Journal of Guidance and Counselling
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)369-383
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 08.2012