Technology and guidance

Technology is having a profound impact on the way people view their careers.

The CDI’s digital strategy for the careers sector sets out the institutes aim for the careers sector of aiming to embed “…digital literacy in every aspect of the work of career development practitioners.” This echoes wider changes where digital technologies are increasingly seen as pivotal to careers practice and the environment in which individuals develop their careers. These changes have profound implications, for the delivery and practice of careers guidance. iCeGS research has highlighted the crucial role that technology plays in both the delivery of career guidance and how individuals think about and manage their careers.

iCeGS recent research involving the role of technology in guidance includes:

In addition to our research, both Tristram Hooley and Tom Staunton have strong track records in providing workshops and conference presentations on the role of technology and particularly social media in careers.