Górnośląskie Studia Socjologiczne, T. 4 (2013), s. 327-336
The article presents partial results of qualitative research conducted among the counselors
of public employment services from Silesia region. The empirical analysis was conducted
based on the dispositions of the semi‑structured
interviews. There were presented the opinions of
guidance counselors and the social perception of the profession in the article.
Respondents indicated the main objectives of their work, the opinions expressed on the future
of their jobs. Respondents also talked about the prospects for the development of vocational guidance
in Poland, generally stressed the need for greater cooperation with secondary schools.