The Challenge and Promise of Cognitive Career Assessment

  title={The Challenge and Promise of Cognitive Career Assessment},
  author={L. Gottfredson},
  journal={Journal of Career Assessment},
  pages={115 - 135}
  • L. Gottfredson
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Career Assessment
  • Abilities are as important as interests in career choice and development. Reviving cognitive assessment in career counseling promises to help counselees better understand their career options and how to enhance their competitiveness for the ones they prefer. Nearly a century of research on human cognitive abilities and jobs' aptitude demands in the U.S. economy reveals that the two domains are structured in essentially the same way. The author describes that common structure and how it can be… CONTINUE READING
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