When you think about your future career, do you want your work to be meaningful? Do you want to effect change in the world? If so, you may want to check out the careers that are recommended for “helpers,” a personality type described by researcher John Holland. The Social Holland Code says that people in this category “are typically compassionate, caring people who like to see the impact of their work on others' lives.”
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Human Development: What Shapes Who We Become
No one on this planet is unaffected by their background and their life experiences. What makes us unique as individuals isn’t just our personality, but also everything that we have gone through, felt, and learned. To understand human development, we must take this idea a step further. Our experiences aren’t just what we go through, but they are shaped by things like the experiences of our parents and grandparents, the nation (or nations) we grow up in, the languages we speak, the media we consume, the history of our community, and much more.
How Cultural Diversity Shapes Families
When you encounter someone from a culture other than your own, your first glance can only tell you what is observable, not all of the complex factors that influence others. Consider a crowded farmer’s market in any American city and all the different cultures you can observe.