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Pick up your book and start new notes…Ch 2, answer Questions… 1.) Why is it important to know yourself before deciding on a possible career? 2.) What are some ways that you can help figure out who you are and what you are about?
Chapter 2 Notes Knowing Yourself
Why do you need to know??? To help you make a good career choice. How? Ask questions such as those on page 24 Take lots of surveys and really think about yourself!
Consider Influences Personality Interest Aptitudes Leisure time
Major Influences Environment Heredity Culture Life experiences
Personality Who you are and what you believe to be important. Self-concept…attitude towards your personality Can be overestimated or underestimated Take self assessments and answer them honestly.
Personality cont Self esteem- how you feel about yourself This has an impact on you at school and work. Why? If time ?s pg 32
Interest What do you like doing? Working with? People Data Things Remember almost every occupation requires that you work with all of these to some extent. See page 34/survey
Aptitude Is a persons potential for success in performing a certain activity. ASFAB testing
Leisure Time What do you like to do in your spare time? Make that a career!!! See page 39
In this class… Miscellaneous surveys COIN Lots of information to evaluate Guest speakers, videos, ect