K. Jones is a professor Emeritus in the
College of Education at North Carolina State
University; he specializes
in the areas of school counseling and career
counseling and development. He received his Master's
degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and
earned his Ph.D. in counseling psychology at
the University of Missouri.
In addition to the Career Key, he has developed two other
career guidance instruments used by career counsellors, Occ-U-Sort and
the Career Decision Profile , and is the author
of the Encyclopedia of Career Change and Work
Issues, selected as one of the "Outstanding 1993
Reference Sources" by the American Library Association.
His most recent book is Job Skills for the 21st Century,
A Guide for Students.
He is a member of the National Career Development Association,
the American School Counsellors Association, and the American
Counselling Association. He has written extensively for
professional journals, served on the editorial boards of
the Career Development Quarterly and the Journal
of Counselling and Development, and has been a vocational
expert for the Office of Hearings and Appeals, Social Security
Jones received the annual Professional Development award
of the American Counselling Association, and he is a National
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