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Time to look at new job opportunities!

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In life, there are so many decisions and options.  That, we struggle to decide if we are making the right choices.

We get input from professionals, family, friends and coworkers.  But, we are still no convinced that we have the right answers.

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We ask if we are we setting the right goals!

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Since we live busy lives, we are looking for tools are easy to use and inexpensive – saving time and money.

Looking for Immediate Answers

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 It would be great to get instant answers.  However, searching for the right job is a journey – a process.

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 Yet, tools make the journey easier.

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We have an easy-to-use program divides the process into three steps –

  • Knowing yourself
  • Learning about careers
  • Deciding the right training program

The tools provide you with all of the answers that you need to successfully decide on a job.

Once you purchase, you get immediate access to the program.

The program has all of the resources that you need to make the correct decisions.

The program is on-line making it available at any time.

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Free Career Tests

 Free Tests with Career Development Activity Sheets

The Destiny Decision Making with FREE tests helps you tap into your hidden potential You receive inspiration and motivation to explore your interests.  You have access to tools to identify potential careers and training options.

  • Discover who you really are and understand your likes, dislikes, and interests.
  • Match your likes, interests to careers.
  • Find training programs that are matches to the careers that you are interested.
  • Succeed in planning a career.
This course will motivate you as you explore careers and training options.

Destiny Decision Making can be is used in conjunction with Free Holland Codes career tests!

Awareness, Assessment, and Knowledge Parent, Teacher, and Adult Guide outlines the process of selecting a career assessment.  The selection process includes –

  • Introduction to Career Planning
  • Steps to Self Awareness
  • Tools To Assess Self Awareness
  • Selection of a FREE Test or Career Assessment
  • Career Test Checklist 
  • Features of Career Self Assessments Tests

Destiny Decision Making Tool

 There are two versions of the Destiny Decision Making Tool –

Basic Edition

Basic Edition has the following activities –

  1. Read Ten Top Tips to select a career test (1 download)
  2. Use career test checklist (1 download)
  3. Get access career test (1 download)
  4. Record career test results (2 downloads)
  5. Record interest areas (2 downloads)
  6. Explore careers (2 downloads)
  7. Explore degree/ training programs (2 downloads)
  8. Explore colleges (1 download)

Deluxe Edition

Deluxe Edition has the following activities –

  1. Read Holland Codes Overviews (5 downloads)
  2. Read Ten Top Tips to select a career test (1 download)
  3. Use career test checklist (1 download)
  4. Get access career tests (5 downloads)
  5. Record career test results (2 downloads)
  6. Record interest areas (4 downloads)
  7. Explore careers (13 downloads)
  8. Explore degree/ training programs (6 downloads)
  9. Explore colleges (1 download)
  10. Use career, degree/ training program, and colleges training manuals (7 downloads)
  11. Use career, degree/ training program, and colleges training web sites (4 web sites)
  12. Engage, connect, and network (19 social media resources)
  13. FREE Career Social Media Resource Center Membership

Read more about Destiny Decision Making Tools

Career Development Infographics

Hollandcodes.com uses infographics to reveal keys to career development.

The Career Development Infographic describes the steps in the career planning process –

  • Awareness, Knowledge, and Assessment
  • Educational and Occupational Exploration
  • Career Planning

Assess your interests, explore careers, and find potential training programs.

The Holland Codes Infographic provides an overview of the Holland Codes Model.

The Holland Code Model matches jobs into job codes, interest clusters, work personality environments, or personality types.

The Occupational Codes are –

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

Here is information about our Holland Codes products –

Comprehensive, Validated, Reliable Tests:

  • Self Directed SearchPrinted Form R (English) , Form R (Spanish), Form R (English Canadian), Form E, Form CE, & Form CP, Internet, and Mobile Versions
  • My Career Profile (MCP) – Multi-User Holland Code Career Test!!!
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator – The most widely used personality assessment in the world
  • MBTI & Strong Interest Inventory Reports (Special Discount)

Low Cost, Informal Tests:

  • Career Personality Inventory – Based on the MBTI personality types
  • RIASEC Inventory$5 Excellent Value!!!
  • STEM Career Inventory – Green Careers!!!
  • Strong Interest Explorer – Ideal for students and individuals transitioning into a new career or reentering the workplace!

Children, Limited Reading Ability, or Special Needs Tests, Posters, and Visual Aids:

Convergence of Media Technology 
and Career Development Resources

Some of the career development and media technology resources include –

Career Resources for Homeschool Students

We have two all-in-one career exploration guidance programs for homeschool students –

  • Kuder Career Guidance System
  • My Career Profile

Kuder Test Survey

As homeschool students, the Kuder Journey helps you:

  • Identify skills, interests, abilities, and values
  • Find a cluster of careers that match your skills, interests, abilities, and values
  • Prepare for post-secondary education
  • Highlight specific programs based on interests and skills
  • Focus on –
    • Specific career job descriptions
    • Job titles
    • General and detailed work activities
    • Specific tasks typical of the occupation
    • Working condition
    • Nature of the work
    • Important interests, abilities, skills, work values, and knowledge areas
    • Trends
    • Training
  • Get information on –
    • Major areas of instruction
    • Specific instructional programs
    • College and school results
    • General homeschool students campus and student body information
    • Types of instructions or programs offered
    • Degree or certificate types offered or awarded
    • Graduation rate
    • Homeschool student application and admission factors and costs
    • Homeschool student costs and financial aid
  • Search for jobs
  • Create resume
  • Build a portfolio or e-portfolio

For homeschool students, Kuder Journey has the following items –

  • 3 job career tests
  • College by major information
  • Career job finder
  • Career job descriptions
  • Career portfolio
  • Resume tutorial

Kuder Assessment

Kuder Test Survey Career Tests

The Kuder Test Survey has three career tests for homeschool students –

  • Career Search with Person Match
  • Skills Test
  • Super’s Work Values Inventory-Revised

Kuder Career Search with Person Match

Kuder Career Search with Person Match

The Kuder Career Search with Person Match is the Kuder General Interest Survey consisting of 60 questions.

The Kuder General Interest Survey report displays information on career cluster descriptions, and career profile database designed for homeschool students.

Kuder skills inventory

Kuder Skills Test

The Kuder Skills Test is a self-estimate of one’s abilities to perform work-related tasks. Kuder Skills Test consists of 90 multiple choice questions.

The results of the Kuder Skills Test match the interests, skills, and career clusters.

Super’s Work Values Inventory

Super’s Work Values Inventory-Revised

The Super’s Work Values Inventory-Revised identifies which work characteristics are most important to the homeschool student test taker. The inventory consists of 72 multiple choice questions.

Super’s Work Values Inventory-Revised Report displays 12 work-related characteristics.

Kuder Composite Scores

Career Test Reports

All reports provide homeschool students with suggestions for continued career exploration. Links from the tests are used to explore occupational listings by education level within each of the clusters.

Combining Results from Kuder Career Tests

  • Kuder Test Survey Interests and Skills Composite Report – Once an individual completes both the interest and skills tests, a composite report compares the scores of the interests and skills tests. There are suggestions for further education and career exploration and planning. To view the composite report, click on the words Kuder Test Survey Interests and Skills Composite Report below the Kuder Test Results table.
  • One-Page Summary Report – This report contains an outline of the most recent results for tests that have been completed. Access this report by clicking on the title below the Kuder Test Results table.


Kuder Online Portfolios

The Kuder Online Career Portfolio provides a gateway to lifelong career planning that allows individuals to store personal and academic information; search and save educational and occupational data; build resumés; and access results 24 hours a day.

The System features include:

  • Education Planner – for planning coursework and tracking educational progress
  • Planning Timeline – for guiding education and career planning
  • Note Taker – for documenting the career development process
  • Occupation Search and Career Comparison – for career exploration by cluster, title, or Holland Code
  • College Major and Instructional Program Search – for learning more about a major as well as the postsecondary options within your state.
  • College Search and Comparison – for researching approximately 7,000 post-secondary colleges, universities, education training centers, and other institutions.
  • Financial Aid Information and Scholarship Search – for understanding your college financing options.
  • Resumé Builder – for creating and managing multiple resumés.

My Career Profile – A Holland Career Self Assessment Test

Product Overview

The My Career Profile (MCP) has 4 career tests, a career database, and an educational program database specially designed to homeschool students.

The 4 career tests assess interests, values, skills, and personality styles. Benefits of the MCP tests are that the MCP tests are reusable. You can redo the tests as many times as you like. With most other tests, it is usually one-time use only.

The MCP helps you develop a list of potential careers. The MCP test results are matched to a list of careers. The My Career Profile lists careers that match the interests, values, skills, and personality. Some other tests provide limited lists, but the My Career Profile provides an extensive career list from a database of 1200+ occupations. From this database, you will find your dream job.

After selecting your career, it is important that you find the right educational program. You can get a career by attending a certificate, 2 year, and 4 year educational programs. In the MCP educational program database, you can find careers that require the completion of a certificate, 2 year, and four year educational programs.

If you are looking for
careers in a specific geographic area, the MCP allow you the option to search by region or state.

Finally, since the cost of education is a factor, the MCP educational program database search education programs according to college or other training program costs.

MCP Main Menu
The My Career Profile Guidance System comes with a –

  • My Interests Inventory
  • My Values
    Inventory
  • My Skills Inventory
  • My Personality Inventory

Self-Analysis System

MCP Interest Inventory
1. My Interests Inventory

The My Interests Inventory generates a 3-letter Holland Codes and provides Interest Level Scores for the six (6) Holland Personality Types.

The Inventory provides a detailed description for each of the Holland Personality Types.

The Interests, Skills, Values, and Personality Inventories generate Occupational Lists.

You can access, review, and redo the Interests, Skills, Values, and Personality Inventories.

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Research a Career Tool

Use the Research a Career database to find information on 1200+ occupations. Each Occupational List provides information on –

  • Overview
  • Job
    duties
  • Skills
  • Values
  • Outlook
  • Earnings
  • Advancement
  • Working Conditions
  • Interest (Holland Codes) Scores
  • Areas of Study
  • Training or Educational Levels
  • School Search Tools

The Research a Career Tool allows you to research careers by name or Industry Group. The Industry Groups are –

  • Architecture &
    Engineering
  • Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
  • Building and Ground Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Business and Financial Operations
  • Community and Social Services
  • Computer, Information Technology and Mathematics
  • Construction and Extraction
  • Education, Training and Library
  • Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
  • Food Preparation and Serving
  • Healthcare Practitioners and Technology
  • Healthcare Support
  • Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  • Legal
  • Life, Physical, and Social Science
  • Management
  • Veterans/ Military
  • Office and Administrative Support
  • Personal Care and
    Service
  • Production
  • Protective Service
  • Sales and Related
  • Transportation and Materials
    Moving

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School Tool

The Interests, Skills, Values, and Personality Inventories generate School Lists. The School Tool obtains school from a database of 6000+ post-secondary institutions. The School Tool searches for schools according to the following criteria –

  • Name of School
  • Location of School
  • Region in the USA
  • Type of School
  • Size and Cost
  • Major Areas of Study

All career and school lists can be printed and saved for future reference.

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2. My Values Inventory

Find out the things that are important to you, for example –

  • Helping Society
  • Artistic Creativity
  • Helping Others
  • Independence
  • Prestige
  • Risk Taking
  • Stability
  • Working Outdoors

The My Values Inventory provides a detailed description for each of the Values.

The My Values Inventory matches occupations to your Values and generates Occupational Lists.

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3. My Skills Inventory

Know the things that you are good at, for example –

  • Communication Skills
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Management Skills
  • Creative and Artistic Skills
  • Scientific Skills

The My Skills Inventory provides a detailed description for each of the Skills.

The My Skills Inventory matches occupations to your Skills and generates Occupational Lists.

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Start Year Off Right Career Test Sale

The following career tests are on sale –

Career and Life Explorer

Career and Life Explorer is a Holland Code assessment that uses:

  • Appealing graphics
  • Easy-to-follow instructions
  • Proven career exploration principles
  • Great information to get young people thinking about their future—and encourages them to stay in school, explore positive career and learning options, and dream big

Career and Life Explorer provides the following information:

  • Start with “Uncover Career Clues.”
  • Gather career information by looking at:
    • Who they admire
    • What they do well or enjoy doing
    • What are the key values
    • How important is money
    • What kinds of people they like to spend time with
    • How much education or training they would consider
    • What work environment they prefer, and more
  • Step 2: Select top picks from among six Holland Code “Interest Groups”
  • Step 3: Look up related jobs in a chart listing hundreds of job titles from the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
  • Step 4: Use a “Discover Your Ideal Job” to write in key elements of their ideal job, including:
    • Values
    • Possible job titles
    • Skills
    • Education or training
    • Earnings
    • Other details
  • Step 5: Use an Action Plan worksheet to help plan high school courses, extracurricular activities, and other life experiences.

Format: 5.5 x 8.5, 12-panel foldout
Reading Level: Grade 6
Interest Level: Grades 6 to 12

Regular Cost: $7 Sale Cost: $6

Career Exploration Inventory

Hollandcodes.com has information about the Career Exploration Inventory.

Career Exploration Inventory is a career interest inventory with career information and career planning information.The Career Exploration Inventory:

  • Is easy to read, self-scoring, self-interpreting
  • Gathers career information by looking at past, present, and future activities of your life. These areas include Work, Leisure, and Learning activities.
  • Helps you identify Clusters and GOE Interest Areas
  • Provides a list of related jobs in a chart listing hundreds of job titles, career salary, career research, and career information from the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
  • Provides additional career resources
  • Create an Action Plan
  • Help you set Short Term, Medium Term, and Long Term Goals

The Career Exploration Inventory:

  • Is backed by strong validity
  • Uses proven career exploration principles.
  • Directs cross-reference to GOE and O’Net job reference systems.

The Scores from the Career Exploration Inventory connect you to 16 GOE career interest areas or Career Clusters with:

  • Related jobs
  • Education and training options
  • Leisure activities listed for each interest area

Format: 8.5 x 11, 12-panel foldout, self-scoring/self-interpreting, consumable, no other components needed.
Interest Level: High School-Adult

With each Career Cluster/GOE purchase, you will receive with free Career Cluster, GOE Code, and Holland Code cross-reference and Internet resource sheets.

Regular Cost: $7 Sale Cost: $6

Career Personality Inventory Based on the MBTI personality types

The Career Personality Inventory is –

  • Self- scoring, self-interpreting, consumable, no other components needed
  • Comparable results to the MBTI
  • Match personality types to careers, work styles, skills, work environments, and work preferences with this easy-to-use assessment
  • Is based on the MBTI personality types

The CPI uses a simple and innovative testing method requiring test takers to –

  • Simply circle words that describe them
  • Total the number of descriptors circled

The CPI then helps users consider how their personality relates to their careers by focusing on their top two traits.

Users can match their personality types to careers and work preferences.

Clients then use the career planning guide and worksheet to set goals and start their career research.

Valid and reliable, the CPI provides a powerful and cost-effective alternative to any organization using similar but more expensive personality inventories.

Product type: Printed booklet
Interest level: Middle School-High School
Pages Opens to 8-panel foldout
Size: 8.5 x 11

Regular Cost: $7 Sale Cost: $6

Career Values Inventory

The O*NET Career Values Inventory helps individuals explore over 900 O*NET job titles based on their work values and motivators.

Unlike the first edition of the Values Inventory which used a card sort to explore work values, the new edition uses an easier forced-choice method.

Consisting of only 36 items and taking less than 20 minutes to complete, this method provides accurate results in less time, as well as simplifies administration and scoring.

Once individuals have identified their most important work values, the inventory guides them to match their results to potential careers organized by both values and the preparation required (using the DOL’s five “job zones”). In depth suggestions for further research help individuals explore those careers, and a reproducible Job Information/Action Plan worksheet helps them pursue their goals.

The inventory is self-scoring and self-interpreting, takes less than thirty minutes to complete, and is based on decades of research.

Valid and reliable, this assessment is an ideal starting point for anyone engaging in career exploration.

Its incorporation of O*NET job titles also makes it highly compatible with a wide variety of occupational resources.The O*NET is changing. The Department of Labor is revising and streamlining the Occupational Information Network to better match the rapidly changing economy.

The Second Edition of the O*NET Career Values Inventory has been substantially revised. In addition to moving from a card sort to a forced choice mechanic, it will feature streamlined instructions, an updated list of resources, an improved job information worksheet, and job titles drawn directly from the latest version of the O*NET.

Regular Cost: $7 Sale Cost: $6

PICS Career Survey

The PICS Career Survey is a Picture Interest Test and an easy-to-do Holland Code assessment that uses 36 sets of 3 pictures as a quick way to –

  • Explore their career interests
  • Find a job that fits

The PICS Career Survey is an excellent career test for ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS and for other people –

  • Who are In ESL/GED programs
  • Who have limited reading ability
  • Who have limited knowledge of English
  • Who are developmentally delayed
  • Who are learning disabled
  • Who have special needs
  • Who have limited access to education
  • Who are chronically unemployed

The PICS Interest Test

  • Takes less than fifteen minutes to complete and score
  • Uses pictures of people at work
  • Is self-administered and self-scored

To finish the Career Survey (PICS), you –

  • Look at 36 sets of 3 pictures.
  • Choose which of the three portrayed occupations seems most interesting.
  • Total the number and kind of pictures selected.

As bonuses, with each purchase, you receive the Career Locator and Career Planning Worksheet.

The Career Locator matches Holland Code interest areas to 600 careers. Careers are placed in one of the following groups – Careers that require Short Term On-the-Job-Training, Moderate Term On-the-Job-Training, Long Term On-the-Job-Training, Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Professional Degree, and Postsecondary Vocational Training.

On the Career Planning Worksheet, you record information about education required, projected earning, job outlook, skills, and next step.Regular Cost: $8 Sale Cost: $6

Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career Test & Color Key

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Job Test uses self-by-step activities, career games for Kids, and kids activities for career choices to highlight Holland Codes or Colors to Careers Codes. On each page, you choose the careers that you like or are interested in.
At the end of the job test for kids, you summarize your results. The Summary Sheet identifies your Holland Codes or Colors to Careers Codes.

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career Test comes with a Colors to Careers Career Model and Colors to Careers Code or Holland Code Descriptions. The Paint Careers With Colors Child Career Test is an excellent tool to introduce you to career exploration, Holland Codes, and Colors to Careers Codes. The graphics hold your attention as you identify your career interests.

The Colors to Careers Color Chart shows all of the information listed on the posters –

  • Job Titles
  • Career Color Codes
  • 3 letter Holland Codes
  • Colors to Careers Poster Numbers

Regular Cost: $15 Sale Cost: $10

Transferable Skills (TS) Survey

The TS Survey is a researched and validated assessment. The TS Survey is a short assessment that identifies an individual’s strongest soft (TS) skills skills. The eight (8) soft (TS) skills Skills are:

  • Analytical
  • Numerical
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
  • Physical
  • Informational
  • Communicative
  • Creative skills

The benefits of the TS Survey are –

  • Complete in 20-25 minutes
  • Is easy to use
  • Has color-coded design
  • Is Self-scoring and self-interpreting
  • Can be used as both a career exploration guide and a job search strategy tool
  • Includes suggested resources for career exploration as well as a worksheet for comparing possible careers
  • Includes job titles from the most recent O*NET database
  • Can be given to groups or individuals

The TS Survey has 5 sections –

  1. Mark Your Answers
  2. Add Your Scores
  3. Interpret Your Scores
  4. Identify Occupations that Match Your Skills
  5. Explore Occupations that Match Your Skills

Regular Cost: $7 Sale Cost: $6

Guide for Occupational Exploration Interest Inventory (GOEII)


Guide for Occupational Exploration Interest Inventory

  • Has appealing graphics
  • Is easy-to-follow instructions
  • Is self-scoring
  • Matches your Interests to 250 Occupational Outlook Handbook and 1,000 O*NET career jobs with career salary information, career research, and career information
  • Is organized around 14 GOE career interest areas

Guide for Occupational Exploration Interest Inventory provides the following information from the ORIGINAL GOE System presented in the Guide for Occupational Exploration (3rd Edition):

.Step 1: Start with the following “14 Interest Areas or Career Clusters”

  1. GOE Code 1: Arts, Entertainment, and Media
  2. GOE Code 2: Science, Math, Engineering
  3. GOE Code 3: Plants and Animals
  4. GOE Code 4: Law, Law Enforcement, and Public Security
  5. GOE Code 5: Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
  6. Construction, Mining and Drilling
  7. Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
  8. GOE Code 6: Industrial Production
  9. GOE Code 7: Business Detail
  10. GOE Code 8: Sales &Marketing
  11. GOE Code 9: Recreation, Travel and Other Personal Services
  12. GOE Code 10: Education and Social Services
  13. GOE Code 11: General Management and Support
  14. Medical and Health Science

Step 2: Complete Inventory.
Step 3: Score profile.
Step 4: Use the “14 Interest Areas or Career Clusters” to Explore Career Options.
Step 5: Complete the Career Exploration Worksheet.
Step 6: Research career options.

Reading Level: Grade 8
Interest Level: Middle School-Adult

Regular Cost: $7 Sale Cost: $6

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Kid career test, posters, and resources

Great price on kid career test, poster, technical manual, marketing tools, powerpoints, & more …http://tinyurl.com/34edw6j

Kid Career Exploration System $99.95 Sale!

Sale ends 12/24/10!

Overview

The Paint Careers With Colors System is VISUAL learning techniques and career test for kids that use colors to represent Holland Codes and Paint Careers With Colors Codes.The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career System clarifies thoughts, integrates new knowledge, and promotes critical thinking. New concepts are more thoroughly and easily understood.

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids System organizes and analyzes information. Children, youth, and adults –

  • See how Holland Codes are connected to careers
  • Realize how careers can be grouped and organized

The Paint Careers With Colors System also improves –

  • Attention Span and Concentration: holds audience’s attention and helps people absorb information
  • Memory Skills and Understanding: improves ability to absorb information
  • Speed of Learning: reduces the time it takes to complete career tests.

Use the Paint Careers With Colors System at –

  • Schools
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • YMCA/ YWCA Programs
  • Afterschool Programs
  • Kids Go To Work Days
  • Career Days
  • Summer School Programs

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids System is an excellent career test for ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS and for other people –

  • Who are In ESL/GED programs
  • Who have limited reading ability
  • Who have limited knowledge of English
  • Who are developmentally delayed
  • Who are learning disabled
  • Who have special needs
  • Who have limited access to education
  • Who are chronically unemployed

The Paint Careers With Colors System has the following items –

Read about Paint Careers With Colors System

In career awareness programs, students do not make premature career choices. Elementary school career education is not career exploration or career preparation. Elementary students remain open to new career ideas and possibilities. Elementary students build awareness of –

  • Self
  • Personal interactions
  • School
  • Workforce

Career awareness programs use age appropriate materials that match the developmental levels of the students. Age appropriate activities expose students to a variety of –

  • Different jobs
  • Career information sources
  • The reasons why people work

Programs also incorporate academic career pathways into classroom activities.

After completing an elementary school career awareness program, students have –

  • Higher grades
  • Higher academic achievement
  • Improved school involvement, as well as
  • An increase in career awareness exploration, personal, and interpersonal skills

In addition, the students complete more complex courses and have a higher graduation rate from high school.

In summary, in elementary school career programs, students:

  • Learn and apply the academic material
  • Know and value self
  • Build self-esteem and confidence
  • Identify interests and build relationships between the school environment and the work force
  • Build academic, communication, problem solving, and social skills
  • Increase awareness of the need for future jobs skills
  • See the connections between learning in school, academic skills, job related skills, and careers
  • See career possibilities
  • See themselves as a future contributor to the job force
  • Receive empowerment
  • Build self-determination (2,7,9)

Purpose and Rationale for the
Paint Career With Colors System

1. What does the Paint Career With Colors System measure?

The Paint Careers With Colors System measures –

  • Interests
  • Abilities
  • Skills

2. What are the concepts or theories underlying the development of this Paint Career With Colors System?

Dr. John L. Holland (1985) created Holland Code Career Model, Holland Hexagon Model or Holland Codes.

The Holland Code Career Model matches jobs into –

  • Job codes
  • Interest clusters
  • Work personality environments
  • Personality types

The Occupational Codes are –

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

Holland Codes assessments provide –

  • Career cluster information
  • College major information
  • Lists of careers
  • Job finder resources

Description of the Paint Career With Colors System

1. What is the structure of the instrument?

The Paint Careers With Colors System is VISUAL learning techniques and career test for kids that use colors to represent Holland Codes.

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career Test clarifies thoughts, integrates new knowledge, and promotes critical thinking. New concepts are more thoroughly and easily understood.

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Job Test organizes and analyzes information. Children, youth, and adults –

  • See how Holland Codes are connected to careers
  • Realize how careers can be grouped and organized

2. How many parts are there in career test?
The Paint Careers With Colors test has six sections.

3. What does each section measures?

Each section measures the one of the six RIASEC or Holland Codes.
4. How many items does the Paint Career With Colors System contain?

The Paint Careers With Colors has 54 items.

5. What type(s) of scores are generated?
2 – letter Holland Code

6. What is the format of the System?
The Paint Careers With Colors is a printed test. Group or individual administration? Paint Careers With Colors can be administered to groups and individuals.

7. What are the required response modes of the System?
Paper-and-pencil

8. What is the total estimated time required for administration?
Total estimated time is 30 minutes.

9. What is the proposed scoring procedure?
The Paint Careers With Colors is self – scoring. How long will it take to score the Paint Career With Colors System? Total scoring time is 5 minutes.

Components

1. What nonconsumable (i.e., reusable) components do you anticipate will be required for administering, scoring, and interpreting the Paint Career With Colors System? (e.g., System manuals, scoring keys, System plates, booklets, manipulatives)?

Paint Careers With Colors System contains –

  • Career Model
  • Table of Contents
  • Starter Kit
  • Facilitator’s Manual
  • Overview and Introduction to Teachers, Counselors, and Parents
  • Occupational Posters with Colorful Graphics
  • Poster Instruction Sheets
  • Color Chart
  • Web Site and Book Resource Guide

2. Describe each of these components in terms of the anticipated production characteristics: page size, number of pages, color(s) of ink, special forms (e.g., multi-forms, self-carboning), extraordinary use of graphical images, line drawings, or other illustrations, etc.

The Paint Careers With Colors System is VISUAL career exploration System for children that use colors to represent Holland Codes.

Career Models
There are two models –

  • RIASEC Version
  • Paint Careers With Colors Version

The RIASEC Version is for Middle School students. For Middle School students, the RIASEC Version should be used with the Self-Directed Search Career Explorer. The Paint Careers With Colors Version uses easier – to – read terms for elementary school students.

Starter Kit

The Starter Kit helps teachers, counselors, and parents prepare for a Paint Careers With Colors System. The Starter Kit has the following items –

  • News Release
  • Flyers for children
  • Flyers for teachers, counselors, and parents
  • Tent Cards
  • Name Tags
  • Stickers for Tent Cards and Name Tags

Facilitator’s Manual

The Facilitator’s Manual provides detailed step-by-step instructions to administer and implement the different aspects of the Paint Careers With Colors Kids Program.

Overview and Introduction to Teachers, Counselors, and Parents

The Overview and Introduction to Teachers, Counselors, and Parents gives a description of the different parts of the Paint Careers With Colors System.

Career Test Guide

The System Guide provides teachers and counselors with step – by – step instructions for teachers and counselors.

Occupational Posters with Poster Instruction Sheets

Over three hundred (300) Colors to Careers Posters feature–

  • Graphics
  • Holland Codes
  • Paint Careers With Colors Codes.

The Paint Careers With Colors Posters are Easy Scoring. You sort the posters quickly according to likes and dislikes. At the end of the poster sorting exercise, you will have your Holland Code and Paint Careers With Colors Code. The posters are an excellent way to explore careers. The poster shows you’re the relationship between Holland Codes, Paint Careers With Colors Codes, and careers.

Paint Careers With Colors Color Chart

The Paint Careers With Colors Color Chart shows all of the information listed on the posters –

  • Job Titles
  • Career Color Codes
  • 3 letter Holland Codes
  • Colors to Careers Poster Numbers

Web Site and Book Resource Guide

The Web Site and Book Resource Guide provides additional information about web site and books for children.

Primary Markets

1. What is the target population for the Paint Careers With Colors System (i.e., demographic characteristics such as age, gender, etc.)
The target population for the Paint Career With Colors System is elementary or middle school students.

Other individuals who use the Paint Careers With Colors include people –

  • Who are In ESL/GED programs
  • Who have limited reading ability
  • Who have limited knowledge of English
  • Who are developmentally delayed
  • Who are learning disabled
  • Who have special needs
  • Who have limited access to education

2. What professional discipline(s) would be the potential purchasers and users of this System?

Professional disciplines include –

  • Universities and college – Elementary school education and counseling professors
  • Teaching – Teachers, tutors, and home educators
  • Counseling – School counselors, career development facilitators, life coaches, and career coaches
  • Child Development – After – School Instructors, Career Day Facilitators, and Community Agency Staff
  • Social Services – Social workers, crisis counselors, and At – Risk Children Program Staff

3. Which settings would be appropriate for use of this System (e.g., schools, private clinics, hospitals, private practice, etc.)?<

Settings for the Paint Careers With Colors include –

  • Schools
  • Boys and Girls Clubs, YMCA/ YWCA Programs, and other community organizations
  • Afterschool Programs
  • Kids Go To Work Days
  • Career Days
  • Summer School Programs

Market Competition and Special Features

What other Systems are currently available that serve a similar function?

There is not a wide selection of Holland Code, visual, color-coded career systems available for elementary or middle school students.

Paint Careers With Colors Model

There are two versions – the RIASEC Version and the Children’s Version.

The RIASEC Version is for Middle School students. For Middle School students, the RIASEC Version should be used with the Self-Directed Search Career Explorer.

Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career Test

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Job Test uses self-by-step activities, career games for Kids, and kids activities for career choices to highlight Holland Codes or Colors to Careers Codes. On each page, you choose the careers that you like or are interested in.
At the end of the job test for kids, you summarize your results. The Summary Sheet identifies your Holland Codes or Colors to Careers Codes.
The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career Test comes with a Colors to Careers Career Model, Colors to Careers Code or Holland Code Descriptions, and Color Key. The Paint Careers With Colors Child Career Test is an excellent tool to introduce you to career exploration, Holland Codes, and Colors to Careers Codes. The graphics hold your attention as you identify your career interests.

Career Test comes with –

  • Children Test
  • Children Test Guide
  • Photo Test
  • Photo Test Guide
  • RIASEC Test
  • RIASEC Test Guide

The Career Tests are printed on heavy-weight glossy, durable paper!

Colors to Careers Posters

Over three hundred (300) Colors to Careers Posters feature graphics, Holland Codes, and Colors to Careers Codes. The Colors to Careers Posters are Easy Scoring. You sort the posters quickly according to likes and dislikes. At the end of the poster sorting exercise, you will have your Holland Code and Colors to Careers Code. The posters are an excellent way to explore careers. The poster shows you’re the relationship between Holland Codes, Color-to Careers Codes, and careers.

Career Posters comes with –

  • Children Version
  • Leaders Version
  • RIASEC Version
  • Photo Posters
  • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009 – Photo Version
  • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009 – RIASEC Version
  • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009 – Children Version

Cost: $25/ Student

Colors to Careers Key

The Colors to Careers Color Chart shows information listed on the career tests and posters –

  • Job Titles
  • Paint Careers With Colors Codes
  • 3 letter Holland Codes
  • Paint Careers With Colors Poster Numbers

Color Key Charts are available in the following versions –

  • Color Key-RIASEC Version
  • Color Key-RIASEC Alphabetized Version
  • Color Key-Children Version
  • Color Key-Children2-Alphabetized Version
  • Color Key-Photo Version
  • Color Key-Photo-Alphabetized Version

Cost: $10/ Student

Paint Careers With Colors Poster Analyzer

The Analyzer program is an alternative to the paper and pencil model of RIASEC Paint Careers With Colors. The Analyzer will automatically produce the three let code based on the selection that the test taker provides.

The Holland Codes Occupational Poster Scoring System is an automated poster scoring system.

With the Holland Codes Occupational Poster Scoring System, clients sort posters according to likes and dislikes.

The automated scoring system tallies the results and generates a Holland Code.

In addition, the new automated system can be used over and over again with individualized results based on the user’s selections.

There is no more counting, tallying, or figuring.

Clients, students, and children will enjoy making their selections and with just the click of a button have their unique Holland Code results displayed on the computer screen. You will enjoy using this career exploration activity.
Cost: $20.00

Paint Careers With Colors Promotional Starter Kit

Use the Starter Kit to promote the Paint Careers With Colors System.The Starter Kit helps teachers, counselors, and parents prepare for a Paint Careers With Colors System. The Starter Kit has the following items –

  • News Release
  • Flyers for children
  • Flyers for teachers, counselors, and parents
  • Tent Cards
  • Name Tags
  • Stickers for Tent Cards and Name Tags

The flyers and News Release help to advertise the Program.

The News Release advertises the beginning of the Paint Careers With Colors System. Send out the News Release prior to starting the system.

The Children’s and Adult’s Flyers provide information about the Paint Careers With Colors System.

Use Name Tags and Tent Cards to identify children, students, teachers, counselors, or parents.

Individuals place stickers on Name Tags and Tent Cards. The Stickers lists the 6 Holland Codes or 6 Colors to Careers Codes. When the children or students have completed the Career Test, they will be instructed to place the correct labels on their Name Tags and Tent Cards. The Stickers identify each individual’s Holland Codes or Colors to Careers Codes.
Cost: $25/ Starter Kit

Career Resource Guide

The Career Resource Guide (Internet Resources for Teachers, Counselors, Parents, Adults, and Teens) includes additional information from the following areas –

  • Holland Code Career Assessment Activities
  • Awareness, Assessment, and Knowledge Resources
  • Career Exploration Sites

The Career Resource Guide (Internet Resources for Teachers, Counselors, Parents, Adults, and Teens) covers –

1. Look at Exploring Careers Web Sites

  • CURRICULUM
  • CAREER INFORMATION
  • SCIENCE CAREER GROUP
  • SPECIFIC CAREERS — SCIENCE

2. Look at Exploring Careers Books
Cost: $10.00/ Student

Guide to Unlock Your Potential Curriculum 2009

This Guide to Unlock Your Potential Curriculum provides strategies –

  • To motivate students to expand their knowledge of themselves and the world of work
  • To empower students with the skills, knowledge, and support they need to enhance their career and personal development
  • To encourage the discovery and refinement of students’ work values, interests and skills, as well as their academic and career planning

The contents of the Guide to Unlock Your Potential Curriculum are –

1. Outline
2. Introduction
3. Career Exploration

  • THREE STEPS WITHIN THE CAREER PLANNING AND EXPLORATION PROCESS
  • STEP ONE: AWARENESS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ASSESSMENT
    • Types of Career Planning Resources
    • Examples of Holland Codes Resources
    • Four Personal Styles
    • Holland Code Assessment
  • STEP TWO: EDUCATIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPLORATION
    • Internet Career Exploration Resources
    • Career Book Resources
  • STEP THREE: CAREER PLANNING
    • Holland Codes and College Majors
    • Resume Writing
    • Resume Writing Web Sites
    • Preparing for an Interview

4. Bibliography
5. Appendix

  • Career Exploration and Planning
  • Areas Influencing Career Planning and Exploration
  • Expanded List of Areas Influencing Career Planning and Exploration
  • Career and Vocational Knowledge
  • Different Occupational Areas
  • Career Exploration Exercise Results
  • Additional Career Websites

Cost: $10/ Student

Unlock Your Treasure – Children

The Children’s version of the Unlock Your Treasure Chest Guide to Career Exploration is used in conjunction with the Self Directed Search Career Explorer and the Paint Careers With Colors System (Children’s and RIASEC Version).

The Unlock Your Treasure Chest Guide to Career Exploration has 3 sections:

  • Guide to Exploring Careers
  • Internet Resources for Teachers, Counselors, Parents, Adults, Kids and Children
  • Visual Aids or Screenshots from the Unlock the Treasure Chest Guidebook

The Unlock Your Treasure Chest Guide to Career Exploration is for kids and children who need a manual that will guide them through the steps of exploring careers.

The topics included in the Unlock Your Treasure Chest Guide to Career Exploration are:

  • Learning about Yourself
  • Find the Secret Code
  • Understand the Secret Code – The Holland Code
  • Find Your Career Group
  • Identify Careers Using Paint Careers With Colors System
  • Identify Careers Using the Self Directed Search Career Explorer
  • Explore Careers Using Career Web Sites
  • Explore Career Using Career Books

Cost: $15/ Student

Training Manual

The Training Manual provides detailed step-by-step instructions to administer and implement the different aspects of the Paint Careers With Colors System. The Training Manual covers the following areas –1. Introduction (For Parents, Teachers, & Counselors)
2. Paint Careers With Colors System –

  • Model
  • Career Test
  • Posters
  • Color Key

3. Awareness & Assessment: Teacher, Counselor, & Parent Guide

  • 3 Ways To Choose a Right Career Test For Your Child or Student
  • Holland Career Self Assessment Tests
  • Features Of Career Self Assessments Tests
  • 4. Guide To Exploring Careers – For Children
    • Learning About Yourself
    • Day One: Meet Your Guides and Get Your Map
    • Day Two: Meet John Holland, a Great Explorer
    • Day Three: Find The Secret Code
    • Day Four: Understand The Secret Code – The Paint Careers With Colors Code
    • Day Five: Find Your Career Group
    • Day Six: Get Your Holland Code.
    • Day Seven: Get Your Career List
    • Day Eight: Look at Exploring Careers Web Sites
    • Day Nine: Look at Exploring Careers Books
  • 5. Career Posters – Keys To Explore Holland Codes, Paint Careers With Colors Codes, and Careers
    6. Day Ten: Look at Career Posters
    7. Paint Careers With Colors Career Posters

    • Preparation For Career Poster Activity
    • Sorting By Likes And Dislikes
    • Summary Sheet
    • Final Review
    • Highest Code Letters

    8. Starter Kit
    9. Visual Aids Or Screenshots For Teachers, Counselors, Or Parents
    10. Flash Cards
    Cost: $20/ Training Manual

    Flash Cards and Bingo Cards Sets

    The purpose of the Flash Cards and Bingo Cards are to help the students:

    • Discover their interests, abilities, and skills.
    • Find out what makes their personality tick.
    • Explore careers with middle school students, children, and kids.
    • Link careers to interests, abilities and skills.

    Flash Card Set has –

    • Flash Cards – Adults Version
    • Flash Cards – Children Version

    The Bingo Cards has –

    • Bingo Card Set – Children Version
    • Bingo Master – Children Version
    • Bingo Master Cutouts – Children Version
    • Bingo Instruction Sheet – Children Version
    • Bingo Card Set – RIASEC Version
    • Bingo Master – RIASEC Version
    • Bingo Master Cutouts – RIASEC Version
    • Bingo Instruction Sheet – RIASEC Version

    Cost: $10/ Bingo Card/ Flash Card Set

    Paint Careers With Colors CD ROM Collection

    There are four (4) Paint Careers With Colors CD Collection.

    • Foundational CD-ROM
    • Bonus CD-ROM Number 1 – Training Resources
    • Bonus CD-ROM Number 2 – Promotional Starter Kit Materials
    • Bonus CD-ROM Number 3 – Holland Codes Toolkit
    • Bonus CD-ROM Number 4 – Presentational Materials

    Here is a detailed outline of the Paint Careers With Colors CD Collection.

    Foundational CD-ROM

    1. Career Test – Children & RIASEC – Revising

    • Children Test
    • Children Test Guide
    • Photo Test
    • Photo Test Guide
    • RIASEC Test
    • RIASEC Test Guide

    2. Color Key

    • Color Key -RIASEC Version
    • Color Key –RIASEC Alphabetized Version
    • Color Key-Children Version
    • Color Key-Children2-Alphabetized Version
    • Color Key-Photo . Version
    • Color Key-Photo-Alphabetized Version

    3. Posters

    • Children Version
    • Leaders Version
    • RIASEC Version
    • Photo Posters
    • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009 – Photo Version
    • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009 – RIASEC Version
    • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009-children Version

    4. Introduction

    • Overview
    • RIASEC VS Children Table
    • Fact Sheets
    • Paint Careers With Colors Wheel – Children
    • Paint Careers With Colors Wheel – RIASEC
    • RIASEC & Children Model Table

    Bonus CD-ROM Number 1 – Training Resources

    1. Career Resource Guide
    2. Curriculum 2009
    3. Unlock Your Treasure – Children
    4. Training Manual
    5. Mini-Posters – Children’s Version

    • Mini Posters Labels
    • Mini Posters Instructions
    • Mini Posters Scoring Sheet

    6. Career and Holland Game

    Bonus CD-ROM Number 2 – Promotional Starter Kit Materials

    1. Brochure
    2. Labels – Children Codes
    3. Labels – RIASEC Codes
    4. Flyer – Adults
    5. Flyer – Children
    6. Name Tags
    7. News Release
    8. Poster
    9. Tent Cards

    Bonus CD-ROM Number 3 – Holland Codes Toolkit CD-ROM

    1. Analyzer
    2. Flash Cards

    • Flash Cards – Adults Version
    • Flash Cards – Children Version

    3. Bingo Cards

    • Bingo Card Set – Children Version
    • Bingo Master – Children Version
    • Bingo Master Cutouts – Children Version
    • Bingo Instruction Sheet – Children Version
    • Bingo Card Set – RIASEC Version
    • Bingo Master – RIASEC Version
    • Bingo Master Cutouts – RIASEC Version
    • Bingo Instruction Sheet – RIASEC Version

    There are FREE Certification or Preview Programs (With CD Collection Purchases).

    End of Year Sale -Paint Careers With Colors Site Licensing Purchases

    Teachers and counselors in the USA can purchase a single license that entitles all of their students to use the Paint Careers With Colors CD Collection. The cost is discounted to a very affordable rate.

    There are FREE Certification or Preview Programs (With CD Collection Purchases).

    Offer expires December 24, 2010!

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