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Personality refers to an individual’s combination of personal, social and emotional traits, motivations, needs, drives, attitude and approach to activities and outlook. There are many different personality types, and it can be difficult to classify a person into a single type as there are many different personality traits one can possess.


Canada Career Information Partnership. A Career Development Resource for Parents: Helping parents explore the role of coach and ally. 2006. Online: (Retrieved on May 27, 2014)

Landine, Jeffrey and John Stewart, “Assessment in Career Guidance.” In Blythe C. Shepard and Priya S. Mani (editors). Career Development Practice in Canada: Perspectives, Principles and Professionalism. Toronto: Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), 2014, p.435.

Your Dictionary, “Examples of Personality Traits.” Online: (Retrieved on August 7, 2014)

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