ERIC Number: EJ699109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Reference Count: 13
Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator[R] in Career Counseling
Kennedy, R. Bryan; Kennedy, D. Ashley
Journal of Employment Counseling, v41 n1 p38 Mar 2004
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator[R] (MBTI[R]]; I. B. Myers & K. C. 1943/1976) is a personality instrument with numerous applications. The focus of this article is on its utilization in the career counseling process. Although limitations of the instruments exist and ethical issues regarding its usage have been itemized, information gained form clients' MBTI[R] assessments have been proved to be useful to professionals in counseling and strategizing with clients about clients' psychological preferences, optinal career families, and potential employment opportunities.
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Job Applicants, Personality Measures, Career Counseling, Psychological Patterns, Ethics
American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304. Web site: http://www.counseling.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Myers Briggs Type Indicator