Careers Research Guide

Designed to help you learn more about career options as well as to successfully complete a job search.

Self Assessment: Match Your Personality

Networking for Students

Explore Career Choices: Occupational Information Resources

This "Explore Occupations" page includes selected examples to help you consider your options and potential academic & future career plans.

  • Explore Career Choices: Occupational Information Resources (below)
  • Career Trends & Employer Rankings (right column)
  • People Skills for Professionals & Leaders.(right column)
  • eBooks to Explore Occupations (right column)
  • Self- Assessment: Match Your Personaility (left column)
  • Networkiing for Students (left column)

Remember, you can ASK a Business Librarian. We are glad to answer your questions.

People Skills for Professionals & Leaders

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, soft skills are "abilities which enable effective communication and social interaction with other people; interpersonal skills."

A related term frequently cited is EQ: Emotional Quotient or Emotional Intelligence.

eBooks at SMU Libraries: Explore Occupations

Cover - Career Match: Connecting Who You Are With What You'll Love To Do
I Got My Dream Job and So Can You - book cover
Cover - Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love