The Development of Interest in Vocations
by Harold D. Carter - 1944
One of the significant aspects of the adolescent period is the emergence and development of vocational interests. It is characteristic of children that they give little thought to the serious problem of earning a living and, in fact, have little orientation to the world of work. It is equally characteristic of adults that they of necessity know something about at least one serious occupation. The transition is accompanied by complex changes in social personality, in group status, and in feelings toward self.
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