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Career Information. By Cedar Parrott 5/21/06 Piute Mountain School G.A.T.E. . How to Choose a Career. Different careers require different skills Not all people can perform each skill required for a specific job

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career information

Career Information

By Cedar Parrott


Piute Mountain School


how to choose a career
How to Choose a Career
  • Different careers require different skills
  • Not all people can perform each skill required for a specific job
  • In order to choose a career you must find out what skills and interest you have and seek out a career that will fit your specific skills and personality
  • Taking a Career survey or test can help you to discover what kind of job is best for you.
categories for different interests
Categories for Different Interests

There are so many jobs in the world but all jobs come together to make six categories that take six different kinds of skills.

  • Realistic
  • Investigative
  • Artistic
  • Social
  • Enterprising
  • Conventional
realistic jobs
Realistic Jobs

People with Realistic interests like jobs that are practical or hands on. People that fall into this category enjoy outside work. People that like Realistic interests don’t like jobs with paperwork or working close to others.

Some examples are:

  • A maintenance worker
  • A carpenter
  • A factory owner
investigative jobs
Investigative Jobs

People with Investigative interests like activities that have to do with thinking more than physical jobs.They like to figure things out mentally rather than lead people.

Some examples are: A Geologist

  • A Biologist
  • A Scientist
  • A Historian
  • A C.S.I.(Crime Scene Investigator)
artistic jobs
Artistic Jobs

People with Artistic interests like work activities that deal with the artistic side of things.They like self expression in there work and like the side of things that they don’t have to follow clear directions.

Some examples are:

  • An author or illustrator
  • An actor or script writer
  • A D.J.(Disk Jockey)
  • A singer
social jobs
Social Jobs

People with Social interests like to assist others to help learning development. They like to communicate more than work with objects. They like to help, teach, and give services to other people.

Some examples are:

  • A nurse or doctor
  • Work with mentally disabled people
  • A teacher or aid
enterprising jobs
Enterprising Jobs

People with Enterprising interests like activities to help start up and carry out projects. They like to lead people and make decisions.

Some examples are:

  • Owning a business or be an employ in a business
  • Be a manager at a supermarket or department store
  • Sell refreshments at sports event or at a movie theatre
conventional jobs
Conventional Jobs

People with Conventional interests like to set procedures and routines, work with data and details more than ideas, and they like to work where lines of authority are clear.

Some examples are:

  • A technician
  • Keep accounts for offices or businesses
  • Keep records of financial transactions or of inventory
So when you want a job make sure the job fits your personality or what category you are interested in or want.
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