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'''Occupational choice''' (aka '''career choice''', '''job selection''', '''vocational choice''') is an area in which psychological expertise can be usefuly employed. By helping people clarify their [[occupational interests] and [[Occupational preference|preferences]] they can be helped towards making these important decisions. This may be at the beginning of their working lives but is also useful if people want to [[Career change|change]] or [[Career development|develop]] their careers or to explore options around [[professional specialization]].
 
'''Occupational choice''' (aka '''career choice''', '''job selection''', '''vocational choice''') is an area in which psychological expertise can be usefuly employed. By helping people clarify their [[occupational interests] and [[Occupational preference|preferences]] they can be helped towards making these important decisions. This may be at the beginning of their working lives but is also useful if people want to [[Career change|change]] or [[Career development|develop]] their careers or to explore options around [[professional specialization]].
   
==Asessment in occupational choice==
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==Assessment in occupational choice==
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[[Career counsellors]] can administer [[interest inventories]] to help people clarify their own [[interests]] aand develop a short list of suitable occupations.
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==See also==
 
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Occupational choice (aka career choice, job selection, vocational choice) is an area in which psychological expertise can be usefuly employed. By helping people clarify their [[occupational interests] and preferences they can be helped towards making these important decisions. This may be at the beginning of their working lives but is also useful if people want to change or develop their careers or to explore options around professional specialization.

Assessment in occupational choiceEdit

Career counsellors can administer interest inventories to help people clarify their own interests aand develop a short list of suitable occupations.


See alsoEdit

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