Book of the Month: October
50 Best Jobs for Your Personality
Michael Farr and Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D.
Found in the Occupational Guides/Assessment Resources section of the C.S.C. library.
The school year can be very stressful, especially if you have not yet decided on a major. 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality is a great resource to help you determine your career interests, so that choosing a major and signing up for classes will be an easier decision in the future.
The book starts you off with a personality assessment. Upon scoring, you can see which of the six personality types you match best: realistic, investigative, artistic, social, enterprising, or conventional. Once you determine your primary personality type, it is easy to scan through the lists of careers which are broken up by personality type, best-paying, fastest-growing, most openings, and etcetera.
Once you find a job that fits your personality, you can read about the preferred skills and experience for newcomers to the position, as well necessary education and recommended courses/majors. If you want to think ahead about what classes to take, check out this book!
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