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Industrial & Organisational : Introduction : Personnel : Organizational psychology : Occupations: Work environment: Index : Outline


Occupational psychology
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Industrial & organizational psychology

Occupational choice (aka career choice, job selection, vocational choice) is an area in which psychological expertise can be usefuly employed. By helping people clarify their [[occupational interests] and preferences they can be helped towards making these important decisions. This may be at the beginning of their working lives but is also useful if people want to change or develop their careers or to explore options around professional specialization.

Assessment in occupational choice

Career counsellors can administer interest inventories to help people clarify their own interests aand develop a short list of suitable occupations.


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