Updated July 2022

Topics covered include:

  • COVID-19 effects on equity deserving groups
  • Value of career development for equity deserving groups
  • Rethinking career development in the context of pandemic
  • Diversity issues in career development

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Akkermans, J., Richardson, J., Kraimer. M.L (2020). The Covid-19 crisis as a career shock: Implications for careers and vocational behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 119.  

Akosah-Twumasi, P., Emeto, T.I., Lindsay, D., Tsey, . and Malau-Aduli, B.S. (2018). A Systematic Review of Factors That Influence Youths Career Choices—the Role of Culture. Frontiers in Education, Vol. 3:58 

Albino. N., Moritz, R.E. (2021). We asked young people about work and skills. Here’s what they told us, Weforum  

Alwin, R.L., Schramm, J. (2020). Coronavirus’ Devastating Economic Impact on Workers Age 50-Plus. AARP, Advocacy.  

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Arnold, M.E. (2020). America’s Moment: Investing in Positive Youth Development to Transform Youth and Society, Journal of Youth Development, Vol. 15(5), 17-36.  

Autin, K.L., Blustein, D.L., Ali, S.R., Garriott, P.O. (2020). Career Development Impacts of COVID-19: Practice and Policy Recommendations. Journal of Career Development. Vol.47(5):487-494. 

Bäckström, M. (2020). Time to rethink the traditional approach to career- including skills and growth?, Spotify HR Blog.  

Barhate, B., Hirudayaraj, M. (2021). Emerging Career Realities during the Pandemic: What Does it Mean for Women’s Career Development?Advances in Developing Human Resources. Vol. 23(3):253-266. 

Barnes, N. (2022). Career Development for Youth in Low-Income Communities Using Super’s Model. Career Convergence Web Magazine, NCDA 

Berkley, People & Culture, Guide to Managing Human Resources Section 2: Managing Successfully Chapter 11: Employee Development and Training For Career Development, https://hr.berkeley.edu/hr-network/central-guide-managing-hr/managing-hr/managing-successfully/development/career  

Betz, S. (2022). Career Growth and Career Development: What’s the Difference?, Builtin 

Bierema, L.L. (1998). A Synthesis of Women’s Career Development Issues, New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education, Vol. 1998(80): 95-103 (behind paywall) 

Bleakney, A., Masoud, H., Robertson, H. (2020). Labour market impacts of COVID-19 on Indigenous people: March to August 2020, StatCan 

Block, S. (2021). Racialized and Indigenous workers are bearing the brunt of pandemic job loss, The Monitor, January 2021 

Blustein, D.L. (2006). The Psychology of Working: A New Perspective for Career Development, Counseling, and Public Policy (1st ed.). Routledge (book) 

Blustein, D.L., Duffy, R., Ferreira, J.A., Cohen-Scali, V., Gali Cinamon, R., Allan, B.A. (2020). Unemployment in the time of COVID-19: A research agenda, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol.119.  

Brown, J. (2021). Young people less confident in career prospects because of pandemic, research finds. People Management 

Callans, M. (n.d). Adopting a new perspective on career development. Culture Amp 

Charlemagne, P.L. (2021). The Unexpected Value of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Elevating the Importance of and Essential Need for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Serving as Youth Development Professionals, PhD Thesis, University of Pennsylvania, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing 

Cho, E. (2020). Examining boundaries to understand the impact of COVID-19 on vocational behaviors. Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 119. 

Codd, E. (2021). The Pandemic Has Damaged Women’s Careers And Ambitions. Employers Must Rebuild With Gender Equality In Mind. Forbes  

Cohen-Scali, V., Erby, W. (2021). The development of coping strategies for young people to construct their identity in times of the COVID-19 pandemic, African Journal of Career Development, Vol. 3 (1).  

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Costa Dias, M., Robert, J., Keiller, A.N. (2020). COVID-19 and the career prospects of young people, IFS Briefing Note, Institute for Fiscal Studies 

COVID-19 and youth: the future of work for young people. United Nations.  

Dari, T., Chan, C.D., Del Re, J. (2021). Integrating culturally responsive group work in schools to foster the development of career aspirations among marginalized youth. The Journal for Specialists in Group Work. Vol. 46 (1), 75-89.  

Das, Nageshwar, (2021). Meaning, Definition, and Importance of Career Development, Ilearnalot 

Diversity Issues in career development (2022). Student Counselling Services, Illinois State University 

Fors Marsh Group (2017). Importance of career development in organizational success  

Giscombe, K., Jenner, L. (2009). Career advancement in corporate Canada: a focus on visible minorities. Diversity and Inclusion practices. Catalyst 

Glazer, R. (2020). COVID-19 Will Permanently Change The Way Every Generation Lives—Here’s How. Forbes  

Government of Canada (2021). 2021/2022 Deputy Minister Commitments on Diversity and Inclusion  

Graham, S. (2021), Let’s Promote the Value of Career Development, CPC https://careerprocanada.ca/we-need-to-value-career-development/  

Guan, Y., Deng, H., Zhou, X. (2020). Understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on career development: Insights from cultural psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 119. 

Heathfield, S.M. (2021). 5 Tips to Improve Your Career Development. The balance careers  

Hopkins, S. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 on Career Development, LMIC 

Hughes, C. (2015). The impact of diversity on organization and career development. (book) University of Arkansas (behind paywall) 

Hynes, K., Greene, K.M., Constance, N. (2012). Helping Youth Prepare for Careers. What Can Out-of-School Time Programs Do?. Afterschool Matters 

Inanc, H. (2020). Breaking down the numbers: What does COVID-19 mean for youth unemployment? Cambridge, MA: Mathematica, June 2020, 1-22.  

Jablosnka, J. (2021). Seven charts that show COVID-19’s impact on women’s employment, McKinsey & Company.  

Jemini-Gashi L, Kadriu E. (2022). Exploring the Career Decision-Making Process During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Opportunities and Challenges for Young People. Sage Open, January-March 2022: 1-9 

Jemini-Gashi, L., Kadriu, E. (2022). Exploring the Career Decision-Making Process During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Opportunities and Challenges for Young People. SAGE Open, Vol. 12(1) 

Johnson-Bailey, Tisdell, E.J. (1998). Diversity Issues in Women’s Career Development, New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education, Vol. 1998(80):83-93 (behind paywall) 

Juneja, Prachi (2015). Importance of Career Development, Management Study Guide.  

Kassid, S. (n.d.). What About Us? Youth (Un)employment in Times of COVID-19, World Future Council 

Kaur, A. (2020). Navigating the workplace in Canada through the BIPOC lens. Skills for Change 

Kerka, S. (2003). Career development of diverse populations. ERIC Digest. Columbus, OH: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult Career and Vocational Education. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED482536) 

Kramer, A., Kramer, K.Z. (2020). The potential impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on occupational status, work from home, and occupational mobility, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 119. 

Lambovska, M., Sardinha, B., Bleas, J. (2021). Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Youth Unemployment in the European Union. Ekoniicko-manazerske spektrum, Issue 15, 55-63. (behind paywall) 

Lau, S.S.S, Wan, K., Tsui, M. (2021). Evaluation of a Blended Career Education Course during the COVID-19 Pandemic on Students’ Career Awareness, Sustainability, Vol. 13(6) 

Lee, S., Schmidt-Klau, D. & Verick, S. (2020), The Labour Market Impacts of the COVID-19: A Global Perspective, TheIndian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.  63,11–15.  

Lindsay, S., Hiba,  A. (2021). School and Employment-Related Barriers for Youth and Young Adults with and without a Disability during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area,  Adolescents 1, no. 4: 442-460. 

Lloyd, T. (2021). Career Development as a Social Justice Imperative. CERIC 

Mackintosh, V., Patrick, M. (2021). What Students Want from Employers to Create Safe, Inclusive Workplaces, CERIC  

Maftei, A., Holman, A.C., Patrausanu, A.M. (2022). Are you scared of what comes next? Students’ future career anxiety during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Psihologija, Vol.55(2): 209-255 

Malec, M. (2022). Career Development Plans: What Are They, Why Are They Important, and How Do We Develop Them?, Learnerbly 

Maree, JG. (2021). Innovating and contextualising career counselling for young people during the Covid-19 pandemic.South African Journal of Psychology. Vol. 51(2):244-255. 

Mares, G. ., Cojocariu, V.-M., & Cîrtiţă-Buzoianu, C. (2021). Making Career Decisions in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic. An Analysis of Disadvantaged Student Groups. Postmodern Openings, Vol. 12(1), 328-346. 

Maroto, M.L., Pettinicchio, D., Lukk, M. (2021). Working Differently or Not at All: COVID-19’s Effects on Employment among People with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions, Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 64(5): 876-897.  

McElgunn, T. (2019). Workers Say Employers Need to Improve Development Effort. HR Morning 

Merchant, Jr., R.C. (2010). The Role of Career Development in Improving Organizational Effectiveness and Employee Development, Florida Department of Law Enforcement.  

Michel, J.P. (2017). Rethinking Career Development for Youth: Focus on Challenges and Opportunities. Career Convergence Web Magazine, NCDA 

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Policy and Global Affairs; Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine; Committee on Investigating the Potential Impacts of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Science, Engineering, and Medicine; Dahlberg ML, Higginbotham E, editors. The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2021 Mar 9. Summary.  

Newman, A. (2021). “I really loved my job”: why the pandemic has hit these workers harder, The New York Times 

Nobleza, C.O.S., Inoa, V., Mittal, S., Zachrison, K.S., Madsen, T.E. (2022). Impact of a Pandemic on Early Career Women. Stroke, Vol.53(2) 

Parola, A. (2020). Novel Coronavirus Outbreak and Career Development: A Narrative Approach Into the Meaning for Italian University Graduates, Frontiers in Psychology, Vol.11, 2255 

Parola, A. (2020). Novel Coronavirus Outbreak and Career Development: A Narrative Approach Into the Meaning for Italian University Graduates. Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 11: 2255.  

Parra, M. R. (2020). Depression and the Meaning of Life in University Students in Times of Pandemic. International Journal of Educational Psychology, Vol. 9(3), 223–242. 

Pillay, I. (2021). The impact of inequality and COVID-19 on education and career planning for South African children of rural and low-socioeconomic backgrounds, African Journal of Career Development, Vol. 3 (1).  

Ranosa, R. (2020). The pandemic is taking a toll on women’s career growth, Human Resources Director  

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Reese, J. (2021). COVID-19 Has Negative Impact on Women’s Career Advancement. Utah State University.  

Roberts, Trevor. (n.d), Why is career development important and how does it impact engagement?.  

Rudolph, C.W., Zacher, H. (2020). COVID-19 and careers: On the futility of generational explanations, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 119. 

Shizha, E., Abdi, A.A., Wilson-Forsberg, S., Masakure, O. (2020). African Immigrant Students and postsecondary education in Canada: High school teachers and school career counsellors as gatekeepers. Canadian Ethnic Studies, Vol. 52 (3): 67-86 (behind paywall) 

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Skills training, education key to recovery for Indigenous communities (2021). BC Gov News 

Skrzypinski, C. (2021). Working Women in Canada Left Behind During COVID-19 Pandemic, SHRM 

Smart, T. (2021). COVID-19 Job Market Wreaks Havoc on Black Women, USNews 

Smith, M. (2021). People with disabilities still face barriers finding work during the pandemic—here’s how companies can help. CNBC 

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Stefanova, V., Farrell, L., Latu, I. (2021). Gender and the pandemic: Associations between caregiving, working from home, personal and career outcomes for women and men. Current Psychology 

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Thoreau, M. (2022). The She-cession: How the Pandemic Forced Women from the Workplace and How Employers Can Respond, Ohio State University Extension.  

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