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Person-Job Fit: A Self-Assessment Exercise

9 Pages Posted: 5 Apr 2010  

Jeffrey R. Edwards

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business


Person-job fit is a fundamental concern for individuals and organizations, in that good fit increases job satisfaction, reduces job stress, and enhances overall effectiveness. This note offers a self-assessment exercise designed to rate the degree of fit between the person and the job.

Keywords: career choice, employee attitudes, human resources, management of, person-job fit, self-assessment

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Edwards, Jeffrey R., Person-Job Fit: A Self-Assessment Exercise. Darden Case No. UVA-OB-0375. Available at SSRN:

Jeffrey Edwards (Contact Author)

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

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