Edition: Form R, Second Australian Edition
Author(s) : John L Holland. Australian Edition by Meredith Shears and Adrian Harvey-Beavis
Publisher : ACER Pres, 2012
SKU : PG_SDS12
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Purpose: To explore career options by matching interests and abilities to occupations
Age: 14+ years
Time: 30-45 minutes
Administration: Individual and group
Format: Hard-copy; Online
The Self Directed Search (SDS) is a self-administered, self-scored and self-interpreted career counselling tool based on Holland’s theory of careers. It is used extensively with individuals and groups to explore career options.
The Australian edition was updated in 2012 to ensure it is representative of the current working world:
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