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Finding a Career that Fits Your Personality

Nahla Aljojo, Huda Saifuddin, Areej Alshamasi, Najla Saeed Jarad, Reem Zahir Althagfi, Shahrazad Mustafa Mdani. Published in Artificial Intelligence

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Nahla Aljojo, Huda Saifuddin, Areej Alshamasi, Najla Saeed Jarad, Reem Zahir Althagfi, Shahrazad Mustafa Mdani
10.5120/ijais2015451454
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  1. Nahla Aljojo, Huda Saifuddin, Areej Alshamasi, Najla Saeed Jarad, Reem Zahir Althagfi and Shahrazad Mustafa Mdani. Article: Finding a Career that Fits Your Personality. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 10(1):6-11, November 2015. BibTeX

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    	title = "Article: Finding a Career that Fits Your Personality",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2015,
    	volume = 10,
    	number = 1,
    	pages = "6-11",
    	month = "November",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA"
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Abstract

Many students have problems determining their college majors and what their suitable career could be. This paper shows how to find a career that fits their personality, and aims to help students to analyse their personality based on yes/no questions. This paper will extract the best suitable career for them by using the Holland test - the Arabic version - that is one of the most popular models used for career tests. The Holland theory groups people into six different categories of personality type known as (RIASEC): Realistic (R), Investigative (I), Artistic (A), Social (S), Enterprising (E), and Conventional (C) ,This study implements a new set of tasks, testing fifty-five students in King Abdul Aziz University with the use of the Arabic version of the Holland test. The test was applied to females students from two majors. The implications of the test results will help students know their personality types and determine the suitable career for them, with the results suggesting what the suitable career is for students that match their personalities. The authors provide a review of previous studies and a description of the approach that the authors followed. This paper compares females students majoring in computer science and information systems at King Abdul Aziz University, with the result showing a difference between the two majors.

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Keywords

Holland’s RIASEC types, interests, personality, the career key, professional orientation