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Asia Pacific Career Developments is emailed 5 times a year, at the beginning of most even months. It is free to anyone who wishes to receive it. Click here to subscribe.

Submitting Articles to the Newsletter

Please submit articles in Microsoft Word format by the deadline to Newsletter@AsiaPacificCDA.orgA bio and photograph per article author also is required for first time authors/author teams. If you are planning to write about a topic, you may also use this email address to ask the Newsletter Editing and Publication team for prior approval for a topic or other questions you may have.


Newsletters are published at the beginning of most even months. Articles must be received at at least 1.5 weeks before the beginning of these months, as follows:
  • Wednesday, September 18

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020 (THEME ISSUE)
  • Wednesday, March 18
  • Wednesday, July 22
  • Wednesday, September 16 (THEME ISSUE)
  • Wednesday, November 18
Newsletter THEME Update
by Natalie Kauffman

Two of our new Newsletter Committee members, Anne Rouh-Ling Chen from Taiwan, and Li Fern Tong, from Malaysia, have been diligently working throughout August and September, to review the survey results of our recent APCDA Conference presentations, identify our next Newsletter THEME and cull and contact potential article writers. Based upon their combined time, effort and energy, the THEME for our February issue is


Please see the link provided in the following article for summary of APCDA Conference presentation number 233, which provides further information about this THEME.

However, our Newsletter Committee needs your input and expertise to craft a February issue that looks at Career Adaptabilty across ALL of the work settings represented by our APCDA members. After you review the presentation summary through the following provided link, we invite you to take some time to think about how you work with Career Adaptabilty in your respective work setting and then draft and submit an article for our upcoming February issue to


is Wednesday, January 22. Thank you for your ongoing support.

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Newsletter Theme Issues by APCDA Newsletter Committee

The following THEME/topic ideas are currently being considered for our upcoming THEME issues. Our next THEME issue is our February 2020 issue with the deadline of Wednesday, January 22nd. If you would like to submit an article for one the following THEMEs or would like to add an additional THEME idea, please get in touch with us at Newsletter@AsiaPacificCDA.orgOur Newsletter Committee greatly appreciates your ongoing support.

Career development education for and practices/research with . . .

  • an Aging Population
  • Career Women
  • the Homeless
  • Immigrants
  • Industry
  • Lower Class Workers
  • Private Sector Workers
  • Public Sector Workers
  • Re-Careering
  • Re-entry Women
  • Refugees
  • Second Careers (post-retirement)
  • those with Special Abilities/Needs
  • Succession Planning in Corporations


Career development education for and practices/research with College/University students regarding:

  • Career Reintegration after Study Abroad
  • Female Students
  • First Generation
  • Immigrants
  • International College students
  • Internships and other 'hands-on' experiences
  • Re-entry Women
  • those with Special Abilities/Needs
  • Successful Job Placement Programs
  • Displaced Workers


  • Career Readiness
  • Employability
  • Parental Involvement in Career Planning
  • the Psychology of Working
  • Systemic Theories & Career Counseling
  • Theoretical Approaches to Career Counseling
  • Vocational Training vs College

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