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Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems (CACGS)
A thorough overview of CACGS, their history, importance, implementation, advantages, and disadvantages.
# 53503 | 5,214 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Oct 30, 2004 in Business (Human Resources) , Labor Studies (General)

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The paper provides an explanation of computer-assisted career guidance systems (CACGSs), their characteristics, and usage. An analysis of the history of computer-assisted career guidance is also provided. A discussion of the explanations of various scholars about the progress of CACGS over the years is reviewed, along with the various types of CACGS. The writer introduces the SIGI PLUS program, as well as the "DISCOVER" system. This is followed by an explanation of the dilemmas of compute- assisted career guidance systems (CACGSs) and an analysis of the ethical issues of the system. Implementation problems relating to the Computer assisted Career Guidance system are discussed. The unique capabilities of computers in preserving and retrieving wide range of information on occupational structure and guidance are also mentioned, as well as the enhancement of the quality and quantity of counseling system with computer assistance. The current developments in the area are introduced, including what is in store for the future for computer-assisted career guidance systems. The paper concludes with a remark about computer-assisted career guidance systems.

From the Paper:

"The characteristics of CACG comprises definite content and process components of career-decision making for instance distinctive work responsibilities for a vocation or the potential to observe two occupational description at the same time. Computers can for sure assist in giving the information necessary to take decisions. Through the use of computers, total and also easily retrievable data files on various vocations can be obtained. Hence, computers can give the necessary information to formulate what Parsons marked as actual reasoning. Truly, information relating to the transforming career market and resources for training might be given in a better manner by the computers because of the vast quantity of career information a career counselor will have to collect to be helpful. (Katz, & Shatkin, 1983)"

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