13 I know exactly what job I want. Q and AI know exactly what job I want.Why should I waste time developing skills that don’t seem related to this job?continued
14 Most jobs require workers to have many skills. Q and AMost jobs require workers to have many skills.A variety of skills is necessary for succeeding and advancing in a job.
15 Complete a formal career interest and aptitude assessment. Try This ActivityAssess Your CareerInterests and AptitudesComplete a formal career interest and aptitude assessment.continued
16 Try This ActivityAssess Your CareerInterests and AptitudesMatch Interests and Aptitudes to Opportunities Once you’ve completed your self assessment, write down several career opportunities that match your interests and aptitudes.continued
17 Try This ActivityAssess Your CareerInterests and AptitudesGet Feedback Show your list of aptitudes, interests, and potential careers to a friend, a family member, a teacher, or someone else you trust.continued
18 Try This ActivityAssess Your CareerInterests and AptitudesDevelop Your Skills Select the career from your list that interests you most and consider what skills you would need to achieve that career.
19 Critical Thinking Review Should you focus on developing skills related to your aptitudes?It is easier to develop skills for which you already have an aptitude. However, you should work to develop skills that you want to master, even if you don’t have an aptitude.Critical ThinkingQAcontinued
20 Critical Thinking Review Why is it important to develop skills in more than one area?More job opportunities will be open to those with more skills.Critical ThinkingQA
21 Your Skills and Aptitudes End of Chapter 1Self AwarenessLesson 1.2Your Skills and Aptitudes