It is obvious what practitioners and clients alike should do with his theory, a common critique of more complex theories is they make it far from obvious how to employ them in practice. Holland, J.
For each interest area, there is a collection of typical job tasks, as well as a description of the type of person who would be interested in doing those sorts of tasks.
Although Prediger's inquiry did not start from interest per se, it eventually led to the birth of models other than RIASEC, suggesting that the structure of occupational interest may provide a basic dimension. In contrast, an accounting firm is largely comprised of accountants, bookkeepers, and administrative assistants who also define a work culture.
Holland provides little support on how to choose between roles you are equally well matched to. No such problem with Holland. Because both personalities and occupations can be classified using the same system, you can use your three-letter Summary Code to locate occupations or fields of study, or leisure activities that correspond best with your personality and thus are most likely to satisfy you.
These types are then displayed in a hexagon, the idea being that the further apart from each other on the hexagon two types were the less the types would have in common and the less someone would find satisfying a career in the more separated types for example Realistic is furthest apart from Social.