Compare and Contrast 2 of the theories discussed in our text'

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Compare and contrast 2 theories discussed in our text, is there a population you feel one theory might better serve over another?

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Career Development Theories
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Career Development Theories
Multiple career development theories have been presented in current literature to explain
the techniques that guide people in making such choices in their lives as well as by counselors in
their guidance work. In this view, models employ varying perspectives, which also differ in
significance depending on the person and the current circumstance under which the decision is
being made. For career therapists, choosing the appropriate framework has to be determined by
the fit between its elements as well as those of the client. In this paper, a focused review of two
such theories will be conducted, and their appropriateness for a particular population determined.
Holland's Theory of Career Choice and Gottfredson’s theory of circumscription and
Holland’s theory of career choice is based on the assumption that a person’s personality
should function as their compass direction to the choices they make in their lives. In this view,
one should seek for options that are a close or better fit to their innate traits (Brown, 2016). This
applies to study courses, jobs, and other day to day activities. The model postulates that people
who enjoy what they do daily are more satisfied and achieve the greater success that those who
do not. As a result, a career-based on one's interests is likely to be more fulfilling and progressive
than that contributed by necessity or the lack of...

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