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Self-Awareness and Career Success:

Why is understanding yourself important in your career development? How can you ensure that an employer will realize that you have a clear grasp of who you are and what you have to offer?

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Actually in my humble opinion and having worked in the Human Resource field for a number of years I would say that understanding oneself is the first critical step in the process of career development. When trying to work through this phase of career development one evaluates their interests, values, needs, personality, education and environmental factors. All of these things put together are an assessment in which you have gathered a variety of information that will allow you to present yourself more confidently because you will have a much better understanding of yourself. Not only are you able to present yourself more confidently but you are more aware of your own areas of interest and are also aware of your qualifications, experiences and education that ...

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Understanding yourself is key to your career development. This response delves into how you can promote and present yourself to employers clearly who you are and what you have to offer.