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City, University of London
Northampton Square
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About

Overview

Julia joined the psychology department in January 2017, and teaches on City's award winning MSc in Organisational Psychology. Information on this course can be found here :http://www.city.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/organisational-psychology.

Julia specialises in the development of individuals within their careers, and teaches career development, coaching psychology and learning and training. Her research interests are in occupational identities, the role of appearance in career, and the integration of career theory and coaching practice.

Julia is a Chartered Psychologist, a full member of the BPS's Division of Occupational Psychology and a Fellow of the National Institute of Career Education and Counselling.

Publications

Books (3)

  1. Yates, J. (2018). The Career Coaching Toolkit. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-351-67559-8.
  2. Yates, J. (2013). The Career Coaching Handbook. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-317-96348-6.
  3. Yates, J. (2011). The Fashion Careers Guidebook. London: Baron.

Chapters (4)

  1. Yates, J. (2020). Career development after parenthood: choices, challenges and opportunities. In Cooper, C. and Karanika-Murray, M. (Eds.), Navigating the return-to-work experience for new parents: Maintaining work-family well-being Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-367-22299-4.
  2. Yates, J. (2015). Coaching for Professional Development. In van Nieuwerburgh, C. (Ed.), Coaching in Professional Contexts London: Sage.
  3. Yates, J. Career Development Theory: An Integrated Analysis. In Robertson, P., McCash, P. and Hooley, T. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Career Development Oxford: OUP.
  4. Yates, J. Career Coaching. In Passmore, J. (Ed.), The Coaches' Handbook Abingdon: Routledge.

Journal articles (23)

  1. Woodhouse, K. and Yates, J. (2020). Experiences of positive career change among female breast cancer survivors: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling. doi:10.1017/jrc.2020.13.
  2. Connell, A. and Yates, J. (2020). ‘Then You Will Know the Truth, and the Truth Will Set You Free’: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of the Career Experiences of Gay Clergy in the Church of England. Sexuality and Culture. doi:10.1007/s12119-020-09779-5.
  3. Yates, J. and Cahill, S. (2019). The characteristics of prototypical occupational identities: a grounded theory of four occupations. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling pp. 1–17. doi:10.1080/03069885.2019.1706154.
  4. Yates, J. (2019). Contemporary Theories of Career Development: International Perspectives. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 47(6), pp. 770–771. doi:10.1080/03069885.2019.1620918.
  5. Yates, J. and Cahill, S. (2019). What kind of shoes does a social worker wear? A content analysis of four occupational prototypes. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 47(3), pp. 355–370. doi:10.1080/03069885.2018.1437596.
  6. Mcintosh, I. and Yates, J. (2019). Evaluating employer career interventions in English schools. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 42(1), pp. 9–17. doi:10.20856/jnicec.4203.
  7. Holden, C., Van Nieuwerburgh, C. and Yates, J. (2019). Um, Err, Ahh Careers Practitioners Perceptions of Weight: A Thematic Analysis. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 42(1), pp. 33–39. doi:10.20856/jnicec.4206.
  8. Yates, J. (2019). Values and ethics in coaching. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 12(1), pp. 89–90. doi:10.1080/17521882.2018.1545138.
  9. Yates, J. (2018). Career coaching tools: Evidence-based techniques for practice. Journal of the National Institute of Career Education and Counselling, 41, pp. 33–38.
  10. Smith, R. and Yates, J. (2018). Flourishing Fashion. Fashion Studies, 1(1), pp. 1–10.
  11. Brown, C. and Yates, J. (2018). Understanding the experience of midlife women taking part in a work-life balance career coaching programme: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 16(1), pp. 110–125. doi:10.24384/000472.
  12. Yates, J. and Hooley, T. (2018). Advising on career image: perspectives, practice and politics. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 46(1), pp. 27–38. doi:10.1080/03069885.2017.1286635.
  13. Yates, J. (2017). What kind of shoes does a social worker wear? Career Matters, 5(4), pp. 26–27.

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  14. Yates, J., Hooley, T. and Bagri, K.K. (2017). Good looks and good practice: the attitudes of career practitioners to attractiveness and appearance. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 45(5), pp. 547–561. doi:10.1080/03069885.2016.1237615.
  15. Archer, S. and Yates, J. (2017). Understanding potential career changers’ experience of career confidence following a positive psychology based coaching programme. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 10(2), pp. 157–175. doi:10.1080/17521882.2017.1292535.
  16. Yates, J., Oginni, T., Olway, H. and Petzold, T. (2017). Career conversations in coaching: the contribution that career theory can make to coaching practice. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 10(1), pp. 82–93. doi:10.1080/17521882.2017.1287209.
  17. Yates, J. (2016). A meta-theoretical framework for career practitioners. The Indian Journal of Career and Livlihood Planning, 5(1), pp. 15–25.

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  18. Yates, J. (2015). The heart has its reasons which reason knows not: The role of the unconscious in career decision making. Journal of the National Institute of Career Education and Counselling, 35, pp. 28–35.
  19. Hooley, T. and Yates, J. (2015). ‘If you look the part you’ll get the job’: should career professionals help clients to enhance their career image? British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 43(4), pp. 438–451. doi:10.1080/03069885.2014.975676.
  20. Cutts, B., Hooley, T. and Yates, J. (2015). Graduate Dress Code. Industry and Higher Education, 29(4), pp. 271–282. doi:10.5367/ihe.2015.0261.
  21. Yates, J. (2014). Synchronous online CPD: empirical support for the value of webinars in career settings. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 42(3), pp. 245–260. doi:10.1080/03069885.2014.880829.
  22. Yates, J. and Dabis, H. (2014). Navigating the stormy seas:What factors lead to a successful transition from the Quarterlife Crisis? The Coaching Psychologist.
  23. Yates, J. (2013). A positive approach to career coaching. Journal of the National institute of Career Education and Counselling, 30, pp. 36–43.

Practitioners (3)

  1. (2017). Hey good looking! Appearance and attractiveness in career practice. Graduate Market Trends
  2. (2017). Ein meta-theoretisches Bezugssystem für Berufsund Karriereberater/innen. DVB-Forum
  3. Recent Research. Phoenix

Other (2)

  1. Yates, J. Recent Research.
  2. Yates, J. Are women party leaders set up to fail? Theresa May faced the ‘glass cliff’ in the UK.

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Other Activities

Editorial activity

  1. Coaching: an international journal of theory, research and practice, Co-editor-in-Chief, Jan 2016 – present.

Keynote lectures/speeches (27)

  1. Unsticking the Stuckness: Coaching Tools for Career Conversations. University of West Scotland, UWS (2020). Keynote at Skills Development Scotland and CDI Research Conference
  2. Coaching Tools for Career Conversations. Oslo, Norway (2020). Keynote at Norway's National Career Guidance Conference
  3. Career Identity and Career Coaching Tools. King's College London (2019). Keynote at Researcher Education and Development Scholarship Annual Conference
  4. Career Coaching Tools: adding value to career conversations with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Split, Croatia (2019). Keynote at the NICE Academy annual conference
  5. The how, why and so-what of gendered career paths. Career Counselling Services, Cumberland Lodge, Windsow Great Park (2019). Keynote at Annual Conference
  6. Career Development After Parenthood: Choices, Challenges and Opportunities. National Institute of Career Education and Counselling (2019). Network Event on Returning to Work
  7. Unsticking the stuckness: career coaching tools. University of Derby (2019). Keynote Speech for the Annual Student Conference, Career Development Institute
  8. Career Coaching Tools and Techniques. National Guidance Show, Olympia (2019). Invited Presentation
  9. Career Coaching Tools. Birkbeck, University of London (2019). Guest Lecture
  10. Career Coaching Tools. Canterbury Christchurch University (2018). Invited workshop for CCCU's Career Guidance Network Meeting
  11. Instincts and Identity in Career Decision Making. University College Birmingham (2018). Keynote for Aim Higher's national conference for career teachers and careers advisers
  12. The Quarter Life Crisis. Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park (2018). Keynote for the Career Counselling Service's 40th Anniversary Conference
  13. Career Coaching: innovative new direction or just guidance in a suit? University of Derby (2018). Keynote for the Career Development Institute's Annual Student Conference
  14. The future of career practice. Durham (2017). Keynote at The Education Development Trust's Annual Conference
  15. Career Coaching: is it just guidance in a suit? Birmingham (2017). Keynote presentation at the Career Development Institute's Annual Conference
  16. If you look the part you’ll get the job: appearance and attractiveness in career development. Manchester (2017). Agcas Research Conference
  17. The role of the unconscious in career decision making. Brunel University (2017). Keynote at Brunel University Research Conference
  18. Career Coaching. Coventry (2017). Keynote at CDI Student Conference
  19. Career conversations in coaching. Henley Business School (2017). Keynote at Henley Business School's 2017 Aumni Event
  20. Career thinking in the 21st century. Chelmsford (2016). Keynote at Essex County Council's Career Quality Award ceremony
  21. Career practice in an uncertain world. Oslo, Norway (2016). Keynote at Norway's national career conference
  22. Career Coaching. Edinburgh (2016). Keynote at the Career Development Institute's Scottish Student Conference
  23. The role of the unconscious in career decision making. University of Nottingham (2016). Keynote at the University's Research Conference
  24. If you look the part, you get the job. Sheffield University (2016). Keynote at Sheffield University's International Women's Day Conference
  25. Possible Selves in Career Coaching. Windsor (2016). Keynote at the Career Counselling Service's Annual Alumni Conference
  26. Positive Psychology in Career Practice. Cardiff (2015). Keynote at the Career Development Institute's Annual National Conference
  27. The role of the unconscious in career decision making. Manchester (2014). Keynote at Vitae's National Conference for Researcher Developers

Online articles (3)

  1. Are women leaders set up to fail? What business tells us about the ‘glass cliff’. (2017). The Conversation
  2. Are women party leaders set up to fail? Theresa May faced the ‘glass cliff’ in the UK. (2016). National Post, Toronto
  3. Moglege identitetar: Å sjå seg sjølv i framtida. (2017). Veilderforum

Radio programmes (2)

  1. National Post. Sirius XM Radio, Toronto, Canada Interview about The Glass Cliff
  2. . Radio 5 Live Career Coaching session with retiring jockey AP McCoy

Television programme

  1. Morning News. CTV, Toronto, Canada Interview about The Glass Cliff