Go beyond Interest Inventories when career counselling young people

February 27, 2019

Interesting article here about the level of self (and other)-insight that teenagers have. It seems that they are very poor at judging some traits and abilities. Considering that career counselling is often predicated upon a self-assessment of strengths, personality and abilities, this suggests that more objective methods (i.e. tests) would be important to use alongside.

Teenagers’ Lack Of Insight Into Some Of Their Abilities Has Implications For Career Counselling

Ben Williams

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