Make Career Decisions

Use this section once you have a few career options that you are considering and are ready to make a decision. Use the resources to compare your career options and to help you uncover the career choice that best suits you at this time, then move to the Set Goals & Create a Plan section.

Lets consider Career Decision Making and what is involved.

Self Knowledge (Explore your interests)
Understanding yourself, your options, how you make decisions and how you then process and respond to your decision.

Occupation Knowledge (Discover career options)
Knowing where  to find the right information and accessing it to find the types of occupations that are in demand now and into the future. What industries are growing, how will these industries and occupations be impacted by technology and the world around us.

Career Decision Making (Make Career Decisions)
Involves gathering information about yourself, considering or expanding your options through research and discovery and narrowing down those options.

Adapted from Career Development and Services: A Cognitive Approach to Career Development and Services, by G.W. Peterson, J.P. Sampson, and R.C. Reardon

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