Career planning helps you to shape your career possibilities. It includes (1)information about ourselves as well as about occupations. Estimating the probable results of various courses of action is also part of it. Finally, it includes choosing what we find (2)and possible.
There are some (3) steps in career planning. The first one is to study yourself. This is the key (4) career planning. Understanding what you are like, what you value, and what you want to become is the (5) for all career planning. In studying yourself, you examine your strengths and weaknesses, your goals, and the trends in your personal development. The self-understanding that you gain (6) you to imagine something important. That is, you realize how certain (7) may best fit your interests, abilities, and goals.
The second step is to write your career (8) down. A useful method of organizing ideas about your career is to actually write them down by time blocks in your life, for (9), ages nineteen to twenty-two, twenty-three to thirty, and so on. Writing something down may (10) to new ideas about your possibilities and may help you to see relationships, patterns and trends.
The third step is to review your plans and progress periodically with another person. Every so often, take stock of your situation and consider what steps have to be (11)next. Planning further steps can help you face the changes that take (12)in the labor market. Talking over your plans with your parents or friends helps you improve your career plans or make them work.
If you choose a career that does not (13) you, you can start over. Today, a growing number of people are changing careers or getting second starts in careers that attract them. Reasons for changing careers are different, but many people (14)because they feel tired of their jobs. For some, a second start grows out of the awareness that (1)they want out of life is not what they are doing, and they decide to do those things they enjoy. They believe this is important for their personal development.
1.A.accumulating B.increasing C.gathering D.learning
解析:动词词组搭配：gather information 搜集信息
2.A.pleasant B.attractive C.handsome D.charming
3.A.solution B.conditional C.opener D.key
4.A.of B.by C.to D.with
解析:根据搭配：the key to sth.判断C为正确选项
5.A.application B.foundation C.aspiration D.confrontation
6.A.eliminates B.enables C.displays D.facilitates
解析:enable sb. to do sth. 使某人能做某事
7.A.engagements B.variations C.applications D.occupations
8.A.designs B.conclusions C.goals D.targets
9.A.preference B.illustration C.instance D.occasion
10.A.lead B.result C.associate D.decline
11.A.acquired B.taken C.done D.provided
12.A.placeB.spot C.position D.site
解析:take place “发生”，固定搭配
13.A.prepare B.adjust C.belong D.fit
14.A.remove B.proceed C.move D.transfer
15.A.which B.that C.what D.how