Articles & Presentations

Articles & Presentations2019-03-27T11:01:16+00:00

Academic Publications

Englert, P., & Plimmer, G. (2019). Moving From Classical Test Theory to the Evaluation of Usefulness: A Theoretical and Practical Examination of Alternative Approaches to the Development of Career Tools for Job Seekers. Journal of Employment Counseling, 56(1), 20-32.

Plimmer, G. (2012). Adult Career Counselling Using Possible Selves—A Quasi-Experimental Field Study in Naturalistic Settings. Journal of Career Assessment, 20(1), 53-70

Plimmer, G. & Schmidt, A. (2007). Possible selves and career transition: It’s who you want to be not what you want to do. Preprint of an article accepted for publication in New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (PDF, 92kb)

Parkin, F. & Plimmer, G. (2003). Integration of Career and Personal Counselling: Future Selves as an Organising Theme. New Zealand Journal of Counselling, 24, 1. (PDF, 1Mb)

Parkin, F. & Plimmer, G. (2004). Managing the presence of personal issues in career counselling: Using transactional analysis with possible selves. Australian Journal of Career Development, 13(1), 7-14

Plimmer, G. (2002). Development and evaluation of a career development intervention using modern theories of the self. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Englert, P. (2001). The application of self-theory to the case-management of the young unemployed. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Plimmer, G., Smith, M., Duggan, M. & Englert, P. (2000). Career adaptability well-being and possible selves. Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 15(4), 81-92. (PDF, 7Mb)

Plimmer, G. & Englert, P. (1997). Downsizing and vocational guidance: The erroneous interest in interest inventories and the possibilities of possible selves. Proceedings of the New Zealand Psychological Association Conference.

Presentations

Plimmer, G. (2005). Career Development in Organisations: What the research shows works and doesn’t work. 14th AACC Inc National Conference, Canberra, ACT Conference 30th March – 1st April.

Plimmer, G. (2005). Career Development in Organisations: What the research shows works and doesn’t work. HRINZ Professional Interest Group, Auckland, April. (PDF, 261kb)

Plimmer, G. (2004). Picking What’s Useful Out of Recent Research. Presentation at the Organisation Development Network Eleventh National Conference, Wellington. (PDF, 179kb)

Medford, L. & Plimmer, G. (2003). Whose career is it anyway?  Discovering personal meanings through the use of graphic imagery. Workshop presented at the Career Practitioners Association National Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Plimmer G, & Parkin, F. (2002). FutureSelves: Managing the Presence of Personal Issues in Career Counselling. Paper presented at the Career Service – Pushing the Boundaries Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Englert, P. (2000). Possible Selves of New Zealanders: An evaluation of the NZPSI at WINZ. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand. (PDF, 588kb)

Plimmer, G. (2000). The potential contribution of developmental, self and well-being psychology to career development. Paper presented at the National Conference of the Career Practitioners Association of New Zealand, Wellington.

Englert, P. (1999). Possible Selves in New Zealand. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational Symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference, Otago, New Zealand.

Plimmer, G. (1999). Possible selves: A framework to integrate adaptability to career development. Paper presented at the New Zealand Psychological Society Conference, Dunedin.

Plimmer, G. & Englert, P. (1997). Development and application of the New Zealand Possible Selves Inventory to Outplacement Situations. Paper presented to the New Zealand Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Plimmer, G. (1998). The potential contribution of developmental, self and well-being psychology to career development. Paper presented to the Turning Point: Managing Career Change Conference, January 1999, Wellington, New Zealand.