Career counseling and guidance

Course Code: SOC106 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Sociology • Field of study: Sociology
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Monica Bara
Seminar tutor: Monica Bara
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

Description of the field of the profession of ace, professional development and personal career planning
Familiarization with aspects of personal promotion
Awareness of the need for continuous training;
Efficient use of learning resources and techniques for personal and professional development
Discovering the aspects related to work analysis, personnel selection and evaluation

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

C1. Fundamentals of counseling and career C2. Legislative aspects C3. Know what you want, want what you can do what you need! C4. The study of professions C5. Job description and analysis C6. Post occupation documents C7. Personality traits and professional success C8. Professional training C9. Professional career development C10. Recruitment, selection and integration of staff in the workplace C11. Professional adaptation-maladaptation C12. Appreciation of professional performance C13. Continuous professional development C14. Professional career management

Teaching methods:

Lecture, Conversation,

Learning outcomes:

Career counseling and guidance contributes to career planning by focusing mainly on: identifying professional interests and skills through specific testing; assistance in creating job search tools: CV, cover letter; preparation for a job interview; support in making career decisions and creating a personalized plan; identifying opportunities to develop the skills and competencies needed in the labor market.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper –– 60%; project assessment – 40%.

Recommended reading:

Spencer G. Niles; JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey, Intervenții în dezvoltarea carierei în secolul 21, Ed. ASCR, Cluj Napoca, 2015, tot.
Lemeni Gabriela; Miclea Mircea, CONSILIERE SI ORIENTARE: Ghid de educație pentru carieră, Ed. ASCR, Cluj Napoca, 2010, tot.
Mușca Angela,, Monitorizarea absolventilor în perspectiva consilierii pe toată durata vieții,, Ed. Afir,, București, 2009, tot.