Definition: Self assessment is the first step of the career planning process. It is the process of gathering information about yourself in order to make an informed career decision. A self assessment should include a look at the following: values, interests, personality, and skills.
Also Known As: career tests
Common Misspellings: self asessment self assesment
Examples:Rita met with a career development professional who decided which self assessment tools she would use to help Rita find some appropriate careers.