Work experiences and personality development in young adulthood.

  title={Work experiences and personality development in young adulthood.},
  author={Brent W Roberts and Avshalom Caspi and Terrie E Moffitt},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={84 3},
This longitudinal study provides an analysis of the relationship between personality traits and work experiences with a special focus on the relationship between changes in personality and work experiences in young adulthood. Longitudinal analyses uncovered 3 findings. First, measures of personality taken at age 18 predicted both objective and subjective work experiences at age 26. Second, work experiences were related to changes in personality traits from age 18 to 26. Third, the predictive… CONTINUE READING
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