WHAT DO OTHERS THINK?
Ask five persons , such as your parents, or friends what job they think would be right and
wrong for you and ask them to give their reasons. Request specific feedback as to what they
see in you that brings them to that conclusion. Use the specific form below for your
interview. Explain how much influence others have over you regarding your occupational
choice? How strong are theses factors and what are the variables that may vary from person
to person? How does becoming aware of the factors make a difference in how influential
the factors may be in affecting your occupational choice?
Sample of Interview Form
How do you believe these impressions from others have any influence on how you may choose, or have chosen, your occupation? Be sure to provide a personal example from your own experience and support it with your reasoning.