Holland's Integration of Career Theory, Research, and Practice

  • Robert C. Reardon Florida State University


This chapter appears in J. P. Sampson, E. Bullock-Yowell, V. C. Dozier, D. S. Osborn, & J. G. Lenz (Eds.), Integrating theory, research, and practice in vocational psychology: Current status and future directions. Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University. Retrieved from http://journals.fcla.edu/svp2016/.

The chapter is based on a paper presented at the conference of the Society of Vocational Psychology, May 16–17, 2016, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. A video presentation of a preliminary version of this paper may be retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zlFqeBs-hA&index=4&list=PLCsXiACK-LKrVRKb1z_Nw3METZg-SoRFA

Appreciation is expressed to Janet G. Lenz, R. Bob Smith III, and Emily Bullock-Yowell for their comments on an earlier draft of this chapter.

Correspondence should be addressed to Robert C. Reardon, The Career Center, Florida State University, 110 S. Woodward Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32306.  E-mail: rreardon@fsu.edu


Keywords: Holland, RIASEC, matching, personality, career, SDS, challenge, opportunity

Section 1: Challenges and Opportunities for Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice in Vocational Psychology