Assestments Essay

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I was not that surprised on the happiness evaluation score I received. I do not think of myself as a very up front spiritual person, but I do believe everyone has a purpose and can make a difference. Religiosity and subjective well-being is modest, but a number of surveys suggest that people with heartfelt religious convictions are more likely to be happy than people who characterize themselves as nonreligious (Weiten, Dunn, Hammer, 2012, pg 20). Whether it is a large impact or small impact. Everyone can make a difference it is up to them what kind of difference it will be positive or negative. To see the scored be in the middle was right on for me, and exactly what I expected to see ...view middle of the document...

203). What I believe to be right or wrong is clear. I do not believe in being someone you are not. Or doing things to impress other to like me. I stand up for what I believe in and defend those who I care about. Everyone likes to have friends and be liked. I have learned over the years either people like you or they don't you can not change that at all. I have also learned not all people are stand up trustworthy keep to their word. I believe I am very loyal and I keep my word. I will not act like someone I am not or be fake to make friends or even impress others. I do not believe in being hateful therefore if I do not like someone or do not get along with someone. I act like an adult and be civil if we are in a public professional environment.
The social avoidance assessment was a little surprising with the score. While taking the assessment I thought for sure I would have a slightly higher score. People who are satisfied with their friendship networks and who are socially active report above-average levels of happiness (Weiten, Dunn, Hammer, 2012, pg 20). I enjoying meeting new people also I am always open to meeting new people. I can work well with others. I can interact in small group or large groups. I for the most part am relaxed around others and socialize very well. I am a team player. I do not like public speaking I do get nervous and feel very uneasy. To stand up in front of larger groups having everyone watching you while you try and relax to speak. Not as easy task for me to achieve. I can strike up a conversation with anyone. You just never know who you will meet, and the stories and life experience they will share with you.
The assertive job-hunting score. I was not surprised with this score. While taking the assessment I knew a lot of the questions were going to fit me. I am not a pushy person when it comes to getting a job or looking for leads to potential jobs. If I feel I am qualified for a position I will apply and do the best I can during an interview. No one is going to hire you without first “checking out the goods.” (Weiten, Dunn, Hammer, 2012, pg 436). Then it is all up to the employer whether I get the job or not. Yes I have been disappointed in the past for not getting a job I wanted. I later thought maybe if I was just a little more assertive I could of gotten the job, but that is not me. I can not be someone I am not. For me being assertive is not an attractive quality to have,I do not like pushy people therefore I do not want to come across as one either. Assertiveness involves acting in one's...

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