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Interest Inventory


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Definition: An interest inventory is a self assessment tool, used in career planning, that assesses one's likes and dislikes of a variety of activities, objects, and types of persons; the premise is that people in the same career (and satisfied in that career) have similar interests.
The interest inventory Shelly took revealed that she enjoys golf, but hates tennis, not unlike others working in several fields she will begin exploring.

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