the extent to which a person excels in selecting the type of profession or job best suited to their abilities, skills, and interests. The terminology varies from occupational adjustment in stressing the matching of occupation to personal objectives and intellects, instead of the matching of the person to objective work conditions.

VOCATIONAL ADJUSTMENT: "Vocational adjustment training programs are often used for individuals transitioning from school to work or from one career to another. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VOCATIONAL ADJUSTMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vocational-adjustment/ (accessed September 24, 2021).