Career Assessment Do's and Don'ts

Here are the keys to successful career assessment. Follow these simple rules and you should achieve success in this self-discovery process. by Katharine Hansen


Questions about some of the terminology used in this article? Get more information (definitions and links) on key college, career, and job-search terms by going to our Job-Seeker's Glossary of Job-Hunting Terms .

Katharine Hansen is a former speechwriter and college instructor who provides content for Quintessential Careers, edits QuintZine , an electronic newsletter for job seekers, and prepares job-search correspondence as chief writer for Quintessential Resumes and Cover Letters . She is author of Dynamic Cover Letter for New Graduates ; A Foot in the Door: Networking Your Way into the Hidden Job Market ; and, with Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., Dynamic Cover Letters and Write Your Way to a Higher GPA , all published by Ten Speed Press. She can be reached by e-mail at .

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