"I remember this couple I was working with in marital therapy several years ago. Pre-StrengthsQuest days. Husband was just finishing his surgical residency at a local hospital. He was being wined and dined by surgical practices throughout the…"
"Well said. It is important to be very careful. I always tell students (college students in my case) that knowing your strengths will not direct you to THE career of choice. Knowing your strengths can send you in a general direction, but so many…"
"I am very careful about this, because Strengths aren't prescriptive. For instance, just because someone has high Communication, that doesn't mean they'll be a great Communications director. Or if they have high Empathy, that…"
"We've been talking a lot about this in my vocational psych class lately. It is very important to get students to identify with their strengths and remember them (not just the name, but the qualities that are in the strength). Recently, we had…"
"Thank you for sharing this Andrea! I am a career counselor at the University of Minnesota and we are looking for ways to incorporate strengths with helping students explore and prepare for careers--these cover letter and resume examples are very…"
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