Importance Of Career Decision Making

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1. Introduction Career decision making is a process which will lead to personal and professional satisfaction of an individual. Some individual able to decide in making the right career easily but some encounter a lot difficulties on this. Hence, it is important to understand what are the factors related to career decision making difficulties (Gati, 1996). Career indecision occurs when someone facing challenges in the career decision making process (Germejis & Boeck, 2003). The theory developed by Gati. Krausz and Osipow (1996) consist of three main categories of difficulties in making a career decision. Lack of readiness, lack of information and inconsistent information are the three key factors in this theory. Prior making any career decision, lack of readiness happen when a person is short of motivation and fall into the indecision mind. Hence, they will not be able to make a career decision. Lack of information and inconsistent information happened during the process of career decision making. Lack of information means a person is short of supportive information to assist them in the career decision making process. The mentioned information could be from self, regarding the occupations or the method used in gathering additional information pertaining to career decision making process. Inconsistent information denoted that unreliable information exist in the midst of career decision making process. They also mentioned that individual will have challenges to engage
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