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A Look at Holland Codes and Career Clusters – Two Sides of a Coin

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Two Sides of a Coin – There are two popular ways to build self awareness and explore careers.

Career Clusters and Holland Codes 

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Holland Codes is a tool that matches interests to careers.  A Career Cluster
is a group of jobs and industries that are related by skills or
products.

Holland Codes

The Holland Codes identify interest areas, personalities, work environments and careers. The Holland Code Work Interest Areas are:

  • Realistic
  • Investigative
  • Artistic
  • Social
  • Enterprising
  • Conventional

The 16 Career Clusters® & 79 Career Pathways

After 50 years of research, there are research has reported the following 16 Career Clusters® & 79 Career Pathways –

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

  • Agribusiness Systems
  • Animal Systems
  • Environmental Service Systems
  • Food Products & Processing Systems
  • Natural Resources Systems
  • Plant Systems
  • Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Architecture & Construction

  • Construction
  • Design/ Pre-Construction
  • Maintenance/ Operations

Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications

  • A/V Technology & Film
  • Journalism & Broadcasting
  • Performing Arts
  • Printing Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Visual Arts

Business Management & Administration

  • Administrative Support
  • Business Information Management
  • General Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Operations Management

Education & Training

  • Administration & Administrative Support
  • Professional Support Services
  • Teaching/ Training

Finance

  • Accounting
  • Banking Services
  • Business Finance
  • Insurance
  • Securities & Investments

Government & Public Administration

  • Foreign Service
  • Governance
  • National Security
  • Planning
  • Public Management & Administration
  • Regulation
  • Revenue & Taxation

Health Science

  • Biotechnology Research & Development
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Healthy Information
  • Support Services
  • Therapeutic Services

Hospitality & Tourism

  • Lodging
  • Recreation, Amusements & Attractions
  • Restaurants & Food/ Beverage Services
  • Travel & Tourism

Human Services

  • Consumer Services
  • Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Early Childhood Development & Services
  • Family & Community Services
  • Personal Care Services

Information Technology 

  • Information Support & Services
  • Network Systems
  • Programming & Software Development
  • Web & Digital Communications

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

  • Correction Services
  • Emergency & Fire Management Services
  • Law Enforcement Services
  • Legal Services
  • Security & Protective Services

Manufacturing

  • Healthy, Safety & Environmental Assurance
  • Logistics & Inventory Control
  • Maintenance, Installation & Repair
  • Manufacturing Production Process Development
  • Production
  • Quality Assurance

Marketing 

  • Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Merchandising
  • Professional Sales

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

  • Engineering & Technology
  • Science & Mathematics

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics ​

  • Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance
  • Health, Safety & Environmental Management
  • Logistics Planning & Management Services
  • Sales & Service
  • Transportation Operations
  • Transportation Systems/ Infrastructure Planning, Management & Regulation
  • Warehousing & Distribution Center Operations

HollandCodes.com has developed resources that show the relationship
between the Career Clusters, Green Careers and Holland Codes –

  • Career Clusters and Holland Codes Cross-Reference Table
  • Green Careers, Career Clusters and Holland Codes Reference Guide

Career Clusters and Holland Codes Cross-Reference Table

Here is an example of the Career Clusters and Holland Codes Cross-Reference Table.
Holland Code
Holland Codes Personality Type (1)
Holland Codes Personality Type (2)
GOE Interest Areas
RI
Realistic Investigative Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources
R Realistic Architecture & Construction
R Realistic Manufacturing
R Realistic Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Green Careers, Career Clusters and Holland Codes Reference Guide

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The Green Careers, Career Clusters and Holland Codes Reference Guide provides detailed descriptions of more than 150
occupations, covering topics such as:

  • O*NET-SOC Codes
  • Job titles
  • Green occupational
    categories
  • Interest areas/ Holland Codes
  • Career clusters/ career
    cluster pathways
  • Daily tasks (what workers do on the job).

The O*NET-SOC Codes is useful to find out additional
information about the working conditions, the training and education
needed, earnings, and expected job prospects.

This guide is an excellent reference for many different tasks –

  • Career exploration
  • Lesson planning
  • College majors
  • Career planning
  • Occupational research

The Green Careers, Career Clusters and Holland Codes resources are part of the extensive library of resources found in the Hollandcodes.com Master Course for Professionals.

Green Careers and Holland Codes Tips!

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Green careerscan be any occupation that is affected by activities such as conserving energy, developing alternative energy, reducing pollution, or recycling.

Green occupations fall into three groups:

  • Higher Demand Green Occupations
  • Changing Skills Green Occupations
  • New Green Occupations

Find more than green occupations in following Holland Codes resources –

  • 150 Best Jobs for a Better World
  • Stem Careers Inventory

 150 best green jobs

150 Best Jobs for a Better World

Improve the world through your work while enjoying many rewards, including good pay. This special book covers jobs that let you do good for others or society and yourself.

Through 100 best jobs lists and 150 job descriptions, you explore careers in –

  • Health
  • Education
  • Fine arts
  • Public safety
  • Social service
  • Natural resources, and more.

The careers are ranked by pay, growth, and openings, so that you can do well while doing good.

Best jobs lists are organized by –

  • 6 world-saving criteria
  • 3 economic factors
  • 11 education and training levels
  • 15 interest clusters
  • 6 personality types, and more

The job descriptions reveal –

  • Salary
  • Growth through 2014
  • Annual openings
  • Percentages of part-time and self-employed workers
  • Tasks
  • Skills needed
  • Education and training programs
  • Related knowledge and courses
  • Work environment

Stem Careers Inventory

Stem Career Inventory

STEM and green occupationspromise growth and opportunity, and are key to U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace.

But how do you know which STEM occupations suit you best?

In just five steps, this easy-to-use assessment helps students and young people discover their personality type and then match it to STEM and green careers.

Users respond to 72 brief items, total their scores, and identify their Holland RIASEC personality type.

Next they identify appealing jobs that align with their top personality types.

Green job titles are in a green typeface for quick and easy recognition.

Another step features a worksheet for researching careers of interest and lists career exploration resources.

In the final step, students match their personality to education-related career clusters and career academies.

All job titles in the STEM Careers Inventory are from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Information Network (O*NET) database.

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