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Paint Your Career Green by Michele Lobl, Stan Schatt

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CHAPTER 3

Learning More About Yourself

It has been said, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” But if you want a more direct path to happiness and job fulfillment, you need to know yourself and make a career plan. In fact, self-assessment should be the first step anyone takes before he or she looks for work—whether looking for a first job or making a mid-life career change.

Self-assessment can help you to plan your career path, validate your employment direction, and gauge your potential job satisfaction. In short, you need to match your skills, interests, aptitude, and values with jobs most likely to fit you—jobs ...

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