The Importance Of Career Cruising

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Career Cruising
Interests and skills are two separate things, but are both important while considering different careers. Skills are something one may be good at, because they are talented or are trained to do that specific skill. A skill I have would be graphic design. An interest is something one might be looking into or considering, and they often do not know if they have the skill. Skills can also be interests, as graphic design is also one of my interests. However, having an interest in something does not always mean that one will have the skills to do it. On the other hand, one can have skills, yet not be interested in the career. Knowing and weighing your skills and interests are important for picking a career. Skills often make the career easier, as you’d be familiar with the work. Interests are important to help you find a job you enjoy, and make sure that you’re passionate about the profession. Personally, skills should be looked upon less as they can be gained, while interests stay with you. All in all, both interests and skills must be considered while
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It is important to understand your personality type, as when you can understand how you behave, and what your nature and preferences are, you can make better decisions. This can be clearly seen in making career choices, and especially through the process of taking these aptitude tests. My two strongest type of the main six personalities are investigative and enterprising. Being investigative refers to having strong problem solving skills, and they often work in a science related field. I tend to dislike repetitive activities, though I am precise with the work I do. I’m also enterprising, meaning that I like to work with people - but more specifically, influence them. I like leading and managing. Knowing my two strongest personality types will help me choose better career

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