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FEATURED ASSESSMENT BOOK:
Follow Your True Colors to the Work You Love, by Carolyn Kalil (True Colors). For folks who are struggling with the meaning of other assessments, this book extends the work of Don Lowry’s True Colors personality system by helping you identify your colors, helping you match your personality to your career.
TOP ASSESSMENT BOOKS:
Career Adventure: Your Guide to Personal Assessment, Career Exploration, and Decision-Making, by Susan M. Johnston (Prentice-Hall).
Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type, by Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron (Little Brown).
THE OTHER ASSESSMENT BOOKS:
Career Change: Everything You Need to Know to Meet New Challenges and Take Control of Your Career, by David P. Helfand (VGM).
Discover the Best Jobs for You! Find the Job to Get a Life You Love, by Ronald L. Krannich and Caryl Rae Krannich (Impact).
Now What? The Young Person’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Career, by Nicholas Lore (Fireside).
The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success, by Nicholas Lore (Fireside).
Test Your Own Job Aptitude: Exploring Your Career Potential, by Jim Barrett and Geoff Williams (Penguin).
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