The Publication Schedule is listed below, or click here for complete Submission Guidelines. Please contact a member of the Editorial team to discuss or submit an article.

 * The Final Deadline listed below is for the final article submission by the Editorial Team. If you are interested in writing for Career Developments magazine, please contact the appropriate editor well in advance of the Final Deadline, as authors are selected for an issue shortly following the previous issue's submission deadline date (see Call For Articles dates below). Please contact with any questions.

Publication Schedule

Issue Date Focus Feature Call for Articles* *FINAL Deadline*
Winter - Dec 2019 Policy, Advocacy and Social Justice in Career Development TBA June 2019 Sept 8, 2019
Spring - Mar 2020

Work and Disability: Issues and Strategies in Career Development

NCDA Conference Sept 2019 Dec 8, 2019
Summer - June 2020

Rural Workforce Development

CERIC Dec 2019 March 8,  2020
Fall - Sept 2020

Disrupt Career Development

NCDA Awards March 2020 June 8, 2020
Winter - Dec 2020

How the World of Work is Changing with Technology

Technology Committee June 2020 Sept 8, 2020
Spring - Mar 2021

Mental Health and Career Development

NCDA Conference Sept 2020 Dec 8, 2020

 *If selected, your article must be completely edited by the Final Deadline so it can be prepped for print.*


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Career Developments

Fall 2019

Table of Contents


Preparing Students to Foster Collaboration in Multi-Generational Workforce
By Ann Funke and Amy Baus



The 2018-2019 NCDA Award 
By Natalie Kauffmann



Professional Counselors & Specialists
Connecting the Generations at Work
By Linda Sollars


School Counselors
School Counseling for Generation Z: The Woke Paradox
By Ryan Roche


Graduate Students
Overcoming Generational Barriers in Workplace Communication
By Rebecca Merlenbach and Sarah Patterson-Mills


Facilitating Career Development
Preparing Clients for the Changing Nature of Work and the Job Hunt
By Shirley Rowe


Higher Education
The Role of Tech and Generational Theory in Bringing About Transformational Change Within the UK Higher Education Employability Space
By Emma Moore



From the President:
Understanding Cross-Generational Influences in Career Behavior
By Spencer Niles

From the Executive Director:
Examining the Stark Differences Among the Generations
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights:
A Conversation with Cecily Sommers
By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell:
Ethics and the Multi-generational Workplace
By Edward Mainzer and the NCDA Ethics Committee

The Marketplace
By Charles Lehman

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman