ERIC Number: ED307491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Worker Trait Group Guide. Revised Edition.
Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
Intended as a basic career information reference for students and others, this guide consists of the following sections: (1) an introduction that explains how to use the guide; (2) descriptions of 12 career areas and the 66 worker trait groups associated with them; and (3) nine appendices that provide detailed definitions of the work factors and worker characteristics used as part of the descriptions, a list of occupations with military counterparts, and advice on using the guide with other career exploration resources. (The guide uses the same occupational classification system as the United States Department of Labor.) The 12 career areas, related to the basic types of interests people have, are artistic, scientific, nature, authority, mechanical, industrial, business detail, persuasive, accommodating, humanitarian, social/business, and physical performing. In the worker trait descriptions related to each career area, the following topics are covered: (1) worker traits and work factors related to success in the chosen field; (2) skills and abilities that would help one be successful in this group; (3) how one can prepare for this work; and (4) what else one may need to know about the work. (CML)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Employment Qualifications, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Interests
Meridian Education Corporation, 236 East Front Street, Bloomington, IL 61701 ($19.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
Note: For a companion guide, see CE 052 619.