Analyze personal interests, abilities, skills, and dispositions.
Analysis should include identifying
- the preference for working with people, things, and/or information
- preferred work modes (i.e., conventional, social, enterprising, mechanical, investigative, or creative)
- work values (e.g., security, personal integrity, recognition, adventure, economic reward, self-expression, helping others, relationships, leadership, or autonomy).
- What do the terms personal interests, skills, abilities, and dispositions mean?
- What personal factors should be considered when developing career goals?
- What other factors affect career choices?
- How can communication skills be evaluated as they relate to analyzing personal interests, abilities, and skills?
- How would one communicate personal interests, abilities, and skills?
- Why are communication skills important when developing career goals?
- What is the role of work values in the development of career goals?
- How can continuous evaluation and improvement of personal interests, abilities, and skills lead to career success?
- What types of evaluation strategies would help to identify one's strengths and weaknesses within one's career?
- How are career goals developed to reflect personal factors?
- What consequences could result from not using the information obtained from the skills profile?