Jim is a registered Organisational Psychologist and Professor of Career Development at Australian Catholic University National. Jim is an accomplished author and has published over 11 books including Brilliant CV; Getting a Brilliant Job: A Student’s Guide; and the Chaos Theory of Careers (co-authored with Robert Pryor). His books have been published in over nine different languages and are used in a variety of countries around the world. Jim is also known for his award-winning work in research and he has over 500 peer reviewed scientific research articles published in some of the leading international journals in his field.
Apart from his research and authoring work, Jim also works as a consultant and has pioneered the use of complexity theory approaches to career development and in particular the Chaos Theory. Click here for more information about the Chaos Theory.
He has over 27 years of international consulting experience specialising in career development, psychology and training. He works with individuals & organisations, transition processes, coaching, training; and medico-legal vocational capacity assessments.
Among his many other portfolios, Jim is also the Director of Research and Impact for the leading Australian careers education organisation, BECOME Education. Jim is also a fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and a past Chairman of the National Executive Committee of the Australian Psychological Society College of Organisational Psychologists. He is also known for his public speaking and media work in the field of careers. He broadcasts on the topic of careers regularly and was the employment expert for Australian radio network, ABC radio 702. His television work includes appearances on a variety of Australian TV networks and he has written several newspaper columns in leading Australian newspapers on the topic of careers.