Choosing a Career Using Career Values

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I’m so excited for you to hear this lecture by Dr. Edward Colozzi on using Holland or RIASEC codes for better understanding of career values. Career Assessment career values choose a career confidence Holland Code RIASECBelow is the presentation Ed mentioned that you can follow along with his lecture. Just use the scroll bar to the right of the image to move to the next slide. This is the post on Ed’s blog about transitions that he mentions in the recording.

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The Career Key Career Test Adds New Occupations

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For all six Holland personality types (RIASEC) , test takers will get to choose from: Occupations with a real future, most with a positive job outlook; and A variety of occupations with different skill and education requirements. We just updated the career options and occupations listed in The Career Key career test to keep pace with changes in our economy and the world of work.


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New Promising Self-Employment Careers List by Holland Personality Type

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Another great thing about the Self-Employment Key is that at no extra charge, test takers can use their RIASEC scores to explore more matching careers , green careers , college majors , and career clusters and career pathways at the Career Key website. Our new promising self-employment careers list on the Self-Employment Key website helps people match their Holland personality types to self-employed careers the U.S. Department of Labor forecasts to have a bright job outlook.


Follow your Internal Guidance System

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In a nutshell, Holland developed a system with six types: RIASEC (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional). “ Built into you is an internal guidance system that shows you the way home. All you need to do is heed the voice.” I like that sentence from writer Neale Donald Walshe. Home" is You. I think I am called to help people (myself and others) to 'tune into' it. There are many methods for such attunement. One is the Holland Theory of Careers.

Recent Career Development Research on Physical Disabilities

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Interactive Effects of Physical Disability Severity and Age of Disability Onset on RIASEC Self-Efficacies , Journal of Career Assessment , Vol. In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Veterans Day November 11, I gleaned some practice tips from recent research studies on physical disability and career development. The goal is to inform and link career development practitioners working with disabled clients to research and resources they may not be aware of.

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A Whole New You - Part 2

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Holland identified six occupational types, summarized by the letters RIASEC, and created an assessment tool to help each of us to find our own 3-letter profile. So, if you are wondering what to do next in your career, take the time to explore your career interests using Holland's RIASEC model. A client sat down with me and started talking about what he is looking for next in his career.

Holland's Theory Still Remains Top Career Theory for Career Test

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A recent Florida State University study of over 50 years of research shows John Holland's theory of vocational choice (also referred to as the RIASEC theory) still ranks as the most widely researched and used theory in career counseling. This news confirms why The Career Key test, based on Holland's Theory, continues to be the best, professional counselor recommended career test on the Internet. The study , published in late 2007 by Elizabeth A. Ruff, Robert Reardon, Ph.D., and Sara C.

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Choosing a College Major Using Holland's Theory

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As part of self-assessment suggested below, knowing your top three of the six personality types (RIASEC) can help you do that in a scientific, effective way. How do you choose a college major ? What is Holland's Theory of Career Choice and how can it help me? With hundreds of options to choose from, depending on the college, it can be overwhelming to make such an important decision.

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3 Steps to Finding a Promising Career in High-Tech or Any Growth Industry

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Education requirement in parentheses) Personality type in bold - in RIASEC order (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, Conventional). In choosing a career or changing careers , consider all the career options and choices in a growing, promising industry. Don’t assume you know all an industry’s possible careers. There are likely more types of occupations that fit your personality than you might think.

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Adapt to Reality

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My RIASEC profile is Social, Enterprising and Artistic, although I'm more Enterprising now than I used to be. Just prior to my son's birth last April, I was cleaning out our garage to make room for baby stuff. I found my test results for several career tests I took in college, including The Career Key, and they pointed me in the direction of law. I enjoyed drama, debate, public speaking and politics.

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Online Chinese Career Key Found Effective & Helpful in New Study

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The study found: "[p]reliminary evidence that the CCK Online has an acceptable internal consistency with the RIASEC scales." "The When compared to SDS scores, the CCK Online scores show moderately strong to strong criterion validity with the RIASEC Score correlations." ".students skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test.

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Match Top Business and Best Small Business Ideas to Your Personality

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For example, using three entries from's list of best businesses, I show below the corresponding Holland personality type letter (RIASEC). When choosing a small business to start, what's the smartest way to use popular lists of "top business" or "best small business ideas?" First, know how your personality relates to starting a business and choosing the right small business to start.

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Match Best Careers & Best Jobs to Your Personality

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In choosing a career, what's the smartest way to use popular lists of “ Best Careers ” or “ Best Jobs ”? Match jobs and careers that interest you to your Holland personality types as part of your action plan to make an informed career choice. Following the three steps of good decision-making will help you make the best career choice: Know Yourself, Know Your Options, and Make a Good Decision.

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New Study: Matching Your Holland Personality with Your Career.

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Citation below) In short: choosing a career that is consistent with or matches your Holland interests (RIASEC types) results in higher earnings; Job congruence affects earnings almost to the same order of magnitude as additional years of schooling. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog.

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Using Your Interests to Choose the Right Career Clusters and.

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Finally, we created a RIASEC/Career Key map of Career Clusters and Career Pathways - the first of its kind. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices.

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