Finding the right career assessment is a priority in looking for a career or college major. The right career assessment identifies your interests, abilities, and skills. Look for career assessments that are –
- Low to moderate cost
- Tested, proven, and dependable
- Excellent resources
Here are two examples of recommended career assessments.
The Self-Directed Search is –
- Easy to use – Complete the career assessment in 30 minutes
- Tested, proven, and dependable – Used by over 22 million people worldwide
- An excellent, introductory resource – Self-Directed Search gives you a two or three-letter RIASEC or Holland code that tells the relationship between job personalities, key characteristics, college majors, hobbies, abilities, and careers. The Self-Directed Search Form R Occupations Finder has a list of 1,309 occupations matched to Holland Codes.
The Career Explorers Guidance System is –
- Easy to use – on-line
- Comprehensive – Contains more than five assessments that allows you to match your personality, interests, values, leisure time activities, and skills to careers
- Tested, proven, and dependable – developed by a university
- An excellent, extensive resource – Build a career portifolio, access a database of career resources, explore careers, gather information, narrow your options, and create Personal Reports
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