By Tara L. Kuther

This instruction manual, by way of Tara L. Kuther, deals undergraduate scholars the knowledge they should make expert judgements approximately no matter if to pursue psychology as a tremendous and profession, in addition to reach their psychology path. the 1st bankruptcy introduces scholars to the scope of psychology and the subspecialties inside of psychology. next chapters support scholars investigate their talents, talents, and pursuits. profession possibilities on the undergraduate and graduate degrees are awarded so scholars can make a decision no matter if psychology is a suitable significant for them. to be had at a reduced cost while packaged with the textual content; touch your Wadsworth Cengage studying consultant for additional info.

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I am good at selling and persuading. ❑ I am well controlled. ❑ I prefer tasks that require quick action. ❑ I prefer to know what’s expected. ❑ I prefer tasks that are structured. ❑ I prefer a well defined chain of command. Count your checkmarks to determine which Holland descriptions match your personality characteristics. Most students find that two or more descriptions of personality characteristics fit them. After considering Holland’s personality descriptions, you probably have a good idea of your interests.

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Why? d. Which skills do you dislike? Why? 5. Are there any skills that you don’t currently have, but would like to develop? Explain. 36 CHAPTER 2 By now you realize that you already have an array of skills. Are you interested in using and pursing those skills? We tend to like and be interested in things that we are good at. Is that true for you? You may not have skills in a particular area, but if you find it interesting, you can seek the education and training to develop the necessary skills. Don’t let your current competence levels dictate your choices.

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