The first step towards connecting with a job or career is to figure out what you
want to do for work and what type of work suits you. You need to determine which
occupation is a good match for your personality as well as the skills you possess.
Step 1 gives you links to tools to help you assess yourself in order to match
your personal profile with an occupation. These tools help you assess your personality
- The Career Interest Checklist; A quick and easy checklist for you to find occupations to explore. Try to select at least 15 subjects or activities that interest you.
- TypeFocus Personality Profile; A quick and easy questionnaire that will help you discover your personality type.
- Career Focus 2000 Interest Inventory; A 20-30 minute questionnaire that can determine your level of interest in each occupational field and provide a list of occupations matching your interests.
- The Career Interests Game; This game is designed to help you match your interests and skills with similar careers. It can help you begin thinking about how your personality will fit in with specific work environments and careers.
The Articles of Interest offered in Step 1 will explain the benefits of taking a self assessment test and help you decide whether or
not you need to do so.