Klajdi Selimaj Essay: Guided Reading Questions 2 1. Values are equally important to personality type, interests, and skills, to the personal identity database because they will enable a person to make good career choices. The choices are likely to be satisfying if we value something, to be good at it. It helps us create a picture of ourselves, defining who we are. Most importantly the values we have shape the type of career we will have. 2. The six parts of Holland's personality types are also known as R.I.A.S.E.C. which stands for; Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. The Realistic type prefers to manipulate machines, tools, and things. It values material rewards for tangible accomplishments. An Investigative type prefers exploration, understanding, and prediction of natural and social phenomena. It values development or acquisition of knowledge. An Artistic type prefers literary, musical or artistic activities. It values creative expression or ideas, emotions, or sentiments. A Social type prefers helping, teaching, treating, or counseling others. It values fostering the welfare of others, and social services. An Enterprising type prefers persuading, manipulating, or directing others. It values material accomplishments and social status. And last a Conventional type prefers establishing or maintaining orderly routines and applications of standards. It values material or financial accomplishments and power in social, business, or political arenas. 3. The preferences associated with each dimension of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator are; Extraversion-Introversion, Sensing-Intuition, Thinking- Feeling, Judging- Perceiving. Extraverts are energized through their contact with others, like to think out loud, and tend to be more action-oriented, yet the Introverts reflect on ideas silently and want to know the ideas behind a project. Sensing people can take in information, rely on their five senses, get all the details right, and like practical immediately useful information. Intuition people when take information from the world around, they search for possibilities, they always imagine the future, speculating on what is possible. People with a thinking preference use logic and analysis to make decisions, they look at problems objectively, weighing facts and evidence. People with feeling preference are influenced by how others will feel and consider the effects of their decisions on other people and on relationships. People who prefer judging live in an orderly way, planning ahead, organizing, and flowing through. They respect deadlines and do their best to meet them. They tend to like schedules and lists. People who prefer perceiving live in a more flexible, spontaneous way, adapting to new circumstances as they arise.