Saturday, April 21, 2012

What is an assessment?

A career assessment is -
  • Career assessment test
  • Career assessment tool
  • Online assessment
  • Student assessment
  • Skill assessment
  • Job assessment
Career assessments that will help you identify your interests, abilities, and skills.  Unlock your potential, purpose, and destiny.

There are different career assessment -
  • Format - printed and internet resources, CD-ROM,
  • Types: Job career assessments, job personality tests, career job assessments , career counseling tests, career placement assessments, career assessment tests, and career choice tests
  • Cost - $10, $12, $15, $20, or more per assessment
  • Resources that are available - Career job descriptions, career job opportunities, college majors information, job finder resources, career clusters information, holland code careers
  • Grade Levels

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)


The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment is the most widely used personality career assessment in the world – more than 2 million assessments worldwide each year.
  • Reliable, valid, versatile, and dependable - Used for more than 50 years
  • Guide to understand individual differences
  • Source of understanding on how people think, communicate, and interact
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a career assessment test and a personality test. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) types are in four groups –
  • Extraversion / Introversion
  • Sensing / Intuition
  • Thinking / Feeling
  • Judging / Perceiving
The type indicates a preference.
  • The Extrovert prefers to focus on other people and things.
  • The Introvert prefers to focus on internal thoughts and ideas.
  • The Sensing person prefers to use the five senses to receive information.
  • The Intuitive person receives input from internal thinking processes.
  • The Thinking persons judges using logic.
  • The Feeling person uses affective measures to judge.
  • The Judging aspect of the type results in sequential step-by-step mental processing.
  • The Perceiving responds in a spontaneous and flexible way.
The results from the MBTI produces the 16 types –
  1. ISTJ
  2. ISFJ
  3. INFJ
  4. INTJ
  5. ISTP
  6. ISFP
  7. INFP
  8. INTP
  9. ESTP
  10. ESFP
  11. ENFP
  12. ENTP
  13. ESTJ
  14. ESFJ
  15. ENFJ
  16. ENTJ
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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Career Report

The MBTI Career Report is a career assessment tool that helps you –
  • Identify strengths and weakness that may influence the career exploration process
  • Identify job families
  • Choose a potential career
  • Select a college or other form of training
  • Provide information necessary to evaluate a possible career transition or job shift
  • Develop a career plan
The MBTI Career Report has information on –
  • MBTI Results – Reported Type and Clarity of Reported Preferences
  • MBTI Types and Career Choice – preferred work environments, and action steps
  • MBTI Types and Career Exploration – Strengths, challenges, strategies, and action steps
  • MBTI Types and Career Development – Strengths, challenges, strategies, and action steps
  • MBTI Types and Job Families – Job family ranking, Most attractive job families, Moderately attractive job families, Least attractive job families, Most popular occupations, Least popular occupations, and Tips for succeeding in atypical occupation. 
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Self Directed Search


The Self-Directed Search is -
  • Low cost – Save money.
  • Easy to use - Complete the career assessment test in 30 minutes.
  • Tested, proven, and dependable - Used by over 22 million people worldwide.
Use the Self-Directed Search to -
  • Get information on your personalities, interests, abilities, and skills. Know your strengths, interests, abilities, and skills.
  • Find careers that maximize your personalities, interests, abilities, and skills.
  • Narrow your career options. Save time and money. Eliminate careers that do not match your personalities, interests, abilities, and skills.
Find careers that will be most satisfying, appealing, and interesting to you.
Use the Self-Directed Search to explore careers.

Self Directed Search Form R is for adults, college students, and high school students. Form R is available in PRINTED or INTERNET Versions. The New! The Occupations Finder-Revised Edition now includes occupations that have emerged as a result of technological advances (e.g., Internet). The occupations have been updated and revised, and the jobs are referenced with the Occupational Information (O*NET) database. The Occupations Finder also provides the educational development level that each occupation requires and includes an alphabetical list of the occupations. Self-Directed Search Form R Occupations Finder has a list of 1,309 occupations matched to Holland Codes.

Self Directed Search Form E is for adults and teens who need easier-to-read format.

Self Directed Search Form Career Explorer is for middle school students.

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Strong Interest Inventory


For nearly 80 years, the Strong Interest Inventory career assessment has guided thousands of individuals in exploring careers and college majors. The Strong Interest Inventory assessment is the most respected and widely used career planning instrument in the world.
The Strong Inventory is a professional career interest assessment that is –
  • Well researched and extensively validated
  • Used by career coaches and college counselors worldwide
The Strong Interest Inventory is an on-line Holland Code career assessment that helps you identify -
  • Interests
  • Holland Codes
  • Careers
The results include –
  • Scores on the level of interest on each of the six Holland Codes or General Occupational Themes. Holland Code Themes include – Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.
  • Scores on 25 Basic Interest Scales (e.g. art, science, and public speaking)
  • Scores on 211 Occupational Scales which indicate the similarity between the respondent's interests and those of people working in each of the 211 occupations.
  • Scores on 4 Personal Style Scales (learning, working, leadership, and risk-taking).
  • Scores on 3 Administrative Scales used to identify test errors or unusual profiles.
The Strong Interest Inventory has six (6) sections –
  • General Themes – Description of the interrelationship between Holland Codes and interests, work activities, potential skills, personal values
  • Basic Interest Scales – Identification of your Highest Holland Code Themes, Holland Theme Code, Standard Score, and Interest Level
    Basic Interest Scales point to work activities, projects, course work, and leisure activities that are personally motivating and rewarding. The Interest Scale Levels are Very Little, Little, Moderate, high, Very High.
    Your Basic Interest Scales Report will give you your TOP FIVE Interest Areas and the Areas of Least Interest.
  • Occupational Scales – Comparison of your likes and dislikes with those people who are satisfied working in various occupations.
    The Occupational Scales matches your interests to 122 occupations. Your score matched the likes and dislikes of people who are working in and are satisfied that career. The occupations are an example of a larger job cluster. The TOP TEN Occupations are the careers that most closely match your interests. Within each Holland Code Theme, you will find careers that you are Dissimilar, Midrange, or Similar to your score, likes, and dislikes.
  • Personal Style Scales – Description of relationship between Holland Code Themes, work styles, learning, risk taking, and team work. Examples of Personal Style Scales include – Working with People, Enjoying helping others, Preferring practical learning environments, Preferring short-term training, Taking charge of others, Taking risks, Making quick decisions, and Working on teams.
  • Profile Summary – Overview of Your Highest Themes, Your Theme code, Your Top Five Interest Areas, Your Areas of Least Interest, Your Top Ten Strong Occupations, Occupations of Dissimilar Interest, and Your Personal Style Scales Preferences
  • Response Summary – Summary of the Occupations, Subject Areas, Activities, Leisure Activities, People, and Characteristics Sections. You receive information about the number of responses in each section that were Strongly Like, Like, Indifferent, Dislike, or Strong Dislike.
There are three (3) editions: Standard (Adults), High School, and College.

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My Career Profile


The My Career Profile Guidance System comes with the following 4 career assessment tests -
  • My Interests Inventory
  • My Values Inventory
  • My Skills Inventory
  • My Personality Inventory

The My Career Profile Guidance System also has 1200+ occupations and 6000 college databases.

MCP Interest Inventory

1. My Interests Inventory

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

2. My Values Inventory
The My Values Inventory measures out the things that are important to you, for example -

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

skills inventory

3. My Skills Inventory
The My Skills Inventory helps you 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

personality inventory

Personality Inventory

Discover your Personality. My Personality Inventory assessment identifies your personality, matches occupations to your Personality, and generates Occupational Lists.

Job search

Research a Career Tool

Use the Research a Career database to find information on 1200+ occupations
  • Overview
  • Job duties
  • Skills
  • Values
  • Outlook
  • Earnings
  • Advancement
  • Working Conditions
  • Interest (Holland Codes) Scores
  • Areas of Study
  • Training or Educational Levels
  • School Search Tools

college search

School Tool

The School Tool obtains school from a database The School Tool of 6000+ post-secondary institutions does a college search by major according to the following criteria -
  • Name of School
  • Location of School
  • Region in the USA
  • Type of School
  • Size and Cost
  • College Majors/ Major Areas of Study

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