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3: Analyze Your Habits

Highlighting Your Skills

Employers want workers with specialized skills and aptitude for a particular job. So, it makes sense to look for work that makes the most of your training and experience. As you contemplate your next career move, focus on the skills you can highlight on your resume and in an interview.

Matching Your Personality Traits

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Finding a career that matches your personality type can lead to satisfying work in an enjoyable work environment. Get closer to your dream job by identifying your personality traits.

Challenge Yourself to Think about Your Career

Using two or more of the resources identified in this section about what influences your career choice (values, interests, strengths, skills and personality traits), reflect on your current career.

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  • How likely is it that you will want to change careers to fulfill one or more of the influencers above? Which influencer do you rely upon most?
  • What resources do you have for investigating other careers that are better aligned to your specific influences?
  • How will you know when you’ve found the right career for you?
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