About

Alan Jones

I have been in jobs I loathed. Others I departed because my ideas were outside my employer's frame of reference. Then, there were the jobs that I loved. Perhaps you have had these experiences too. Understanding career management is partly about living it.

The 21st century workplace is constantly changing. Understanding career management in a formal sense to meet change and uncertainty head-on requires new methods. The old ones are not dynamic enough anymore.

I have been a recruiter, a career counselor, and a trainer of career counselors. I'm finding that employers are formalizing soft skills with scientific psychological measurements. Now, self-knowledge is even more important. It's useful for an AI interview and for career decision-making. The Storied Self process facilitates it.

Find out more in these co-authored articles explaining the connection between AI-based interviews and a contemporary narrative practice for career development.