FINDING OUT ABOUT YOUR
Just as different types of animals have
different behaviour patterns and like
different food, people are different - they
are good at different kinds of work and have
different likes and dislikes. These differences
make up your `working personality'.
In this handbook you will fi nd details of over
730 different programmes. To decide which
could lead to a satisfying career for you, you
need fi rst to think about what sort of working
personality you might have.
We have chosen four animals to indicate
different working personalities: the Ant, the
Bee, the Eagle, and the Honeyguide. Most
people will be like one of these animals.
Our society needs people with different
working personalities, as they each have an
equally important role to play. No working
personality is better than another. The
will help you to decide which type you
Once you have an idea of what working
personality type you might be, you can
answer the further questions
to see if you are more organised or more
fl exible. Knowing this, too, should help you
in choosing a career.
The self-assessment quiz is only a guide.
Work through it; it may help you fi nd out
which working personality type you are like.
Read the descriptions of the four types and
if you feel that another working personality
is a better description of you, you could
use that as your guide. Look at the career
possible career directions are listed.
When you are trying to decide on a career
and programmes of study, you also need to
weigh up other issues. Ask yourself:
Will this career suit the sort of lifestyle I
want? Do I qualify? Can I afford it? . . . and