Career well-being is the most important element of well-being, impacting health, relationships, and other influential parts of one’s life.
Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) March 02, 2016
In a new article on career well-being and new eBook, “Guide to Strengthening Career Well-Being,” career guidance leader Career Key, http://www.careerkey.org, offers practical tips and activities for improving one’s satisfaction with life and work. Career well-being is the most important element of well-being, impacting health, relationships, and other influential parts of one’s life.
According to Career Key Founder Dr. Lawrence K. Jones and Career Key President Juliet Wehr Jones who wrote the eBook, “we want people to answer ‘yes’ to the question, ‘do you like what you do every day?’” Doing so strengthens career well-being, one of five elements of well-being Gallup describes based on scientific analysis from their Gallup World Poll.
One way to strengthen career well-being is to choose paid or unpaid work that matches one’s strongest Holland personality types. Decades of research show close matches between one’s strongest Holland personality types and work environments lead to higher job satisfaction, job performance, and engagement.
At Career Key’s website, the public and professionals in career counseling can download both the “Guide to Strengthening Career Well-Being” and a professionals’ version free of charge under a Creative Commons license. The “Primer for Professionals” includes additional citations and references.
Dr. Jones and Ms. Jones also co-authored a related article on strengthening career well-being in the upcoming March 2016 issue of the National Career Development Association’s Career Convergence web magazine.
About Career Key
Trusted by school and career counselors for over 20 years, Career Key empowers and champions self-expression in career and education decisions. Through career assessment and discovery, Career Key helps youth and adults navigate choices in careers, college majors, training programs and career pathways. Career Key’s mission is “career well-being for all.”