Vocational Psychology and Personality
The notion that personality relates in meaningful ways to the kinds of careers people select and their performance and satisfaction in those careers has a long and signiﬁcant history in vocational psychology. There is a substantial database indicating that people tend tomove toward, enter, and remain in occupational environments congruentwith their personality traits. Stated differently, individuals in a given occupational environment tend to have similar personality traits. In addition, a large database demonstrates that personality is predictive of career choice behaviors, work values, vocational interests, and career satisfaction.