Week 2 Discussion 2 US101

Week 2 Discussion 2 US101 - and personality characteristics...

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Dr. Holland has a system that organizes career fields into six categories. The six categories are listed as follows; realistic, investigative, artistic, social, enterprising, and conventional. I believe that the investigative category describes my personal characteristics best. I would describe myself as an analytical, rational, and logical problem solver. One of the career fields that matched these characteristics is a computer programmer. The major that I am studying in college is to be a computer programmer. These career choices make a lot of sense to me because they describe the skills
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Unformatted text preview: and personality characteristics most commonly associated with success in those fields. After finding my career field that was listed, I looked at the personality characteristics, and they described me. My wife wants to be a nurse, and it described her personality as well. Dr. Holland’s model will help us analyze the reasons for our career decisions, but we should never just base our decision on this. We should research many career fields and talk to a counselor about our interests....
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