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congruence (-.16, p < .01) and Neuroticism (-.16, p < .05). Work involvement was

predicted by Conscientiousness (.28, p < .01), Agreeableness (-.17, p < .05), and

Neuroticism (.12, p < .05). Skill development was predicted by congruence (-.15, p <

.01), Openness (.30, p < .01), Agreeableness (-.19, p < .01), Conscientiousness (.19, p <

.01), and Extraversion (.11, p < .05). Perceived stress was predicted only by Neuroticism

(.33, p < .01).

It was concluded that the Self Directed Search should be complemented

with a Five-Factor assessment to increase predictive validity for the intrinsic career

outcomes of job satisfaction, skill development, work involvement, and perceived stress.

The Five-Factor Model and Counselor Burnout

Workers in all professions may be subject to burnout, but those in people-helping

professions are particularly susceptible (Bakker, Demerouti, & Schaufeli, 2002;

Dierendonck, Schaufeli, & Buunk, 2001; Evers & Tomic, 2003). Bakker et al. (2006)

studied the relationship between burnout as measured by the Dutch version of the

Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI; Maslach, Jackson, & Leiter, 1996) and the Big Five

personality factors using the Five Factor Personality Inventory (Hendriks, 1997) with 80

volunteer counselors working with terminally ill patients. The Maslach Burnout

Inventory includes three original subscales: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and

personal accomplishment. The stressful aspects of volunteer counseling was assessed by

asking participants to write down as many of the positive experiences of counseling as

could be remembered, writing down as many negative experiences of counseling as could

be remembered, and then subtracting the positive from the negative. Correlations showed

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