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Career Guidance Resources: 1. Self-Assessment

Career Guidance for Merritt


Self-Assessment is the vital first step of understanding oneself. This understanding comes from looking at what career theorist and author, Robert W. Lent (2013)  calls " one's work personality, (e.g., interests, talents, personal and cultural values) which one may perform successfully" (Lent & Brown, 2013).

This ebook is great place to start.

Books From the Merritt Library

Self-Assessment Videos

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Self-assessment, in a nutshell, is explained in this 3 minute video segment.

Evaluating Career Options is 28 minute video.

It illustrates how to evaluate career options based on the Three C’s:


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Ebooks from EBSCOhost available to Merritt students