Friday, November 10, 2017

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


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

Career Clusters and Holland Codes

 


 
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® and 79 Career Pathways

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

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Agribusiness Systems
  • Animal Systems
  • Environmental Service Systems
  • Food Products & Processing Systems
  • Natural Resources Systems
  • Plant Systems
  • Power, Structural & Technical Systems
Architecture and Construction
  • Construction
  • Design/ Pre-Construction
  • Maintenance/ Operations
Arts, A/V Technology and Communications
  • A/V Technology & Film
  • Journalism & Broadcasting
  • Performing Arts
  • Printing Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Visual Arts
Business Management andAdministration
  • Administrative Support
  • Business Information Management
  • General Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Operations Management
Education and Training
  • Administration & Administrative Support
  • Professional Support Services
  • Teaching/ Training
Finance
  • Accounting
  • Banking Services
  • Business Finance
  • Insurance
  • Securities & Investments
Government and 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 and 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 and 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 and Mathematics
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Science & Mathematics
Transportation, Distribution and 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



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.
 

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Premier products are on sale!

Labor Day Sale

starts Saturday Sept 2 and
ends September 4 at 11:59pm.



Our best tests are on sale:
  • RIASEC Inventory - Online Inventory
  • Self Directed Search - Internet Version
  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • Explore Careers and College Majors System
  • Master Course for Professionals
Career Test Features

Here are features of career tests -

new riasec inventory 

RIASEC Inventory
Format: On-Line NEW!
Reading Level: High school student, college student, adult
Subject Area: Holland Codes, Interests, Occupations




The RIASEC Inventory gives you a fast and informative way to explore occupations based on your interests. The inventory is a valid way to explore different career options.


Explore Careers and College Majors System
Format: On-Line
Reading Level: Youth/ Adult/ Children
Subject Area: Holland Codes, Interests,Abilities/Skills, Values
Databases: Occupations and Colleges/ Universities




Explore Careers and College Majors System is a personalized,online,  interactive, self-guided career planning and college planning system.




Master Course for Professionals
Format: On-Line/ Printed
Reading Level: Children/ Youth/ Adult
Subject Area: Holland Codes, Interests, Occupations
Databases: Occupations and Colleges/ Universities




The Hollandcodes.com Master Course is a training program for professionals who want to know master Holland Codes/ interest resources.  




 

 Self Directed Search
Format: On-Line
Reading Level: Youth/ Adult/ Children
Subject Area: Holland Codes, Interests, Occupations




The Self-Directed Search Assessment is easy to use - Complete the career assessment in 30 minutes.


Strong Interest Inventory®
Format: On-Line
Reading Level: Youth/ Adult/ Children
Subject Area: Holland Codes, Interests, Occupations





For nearly 80 years, the Strong Interest Inventory® 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.

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Sunday, August 06, 2017

Explore Careers and College Majors System Videos!

Identify identity! Pursue purpose! Unlock potential with the Explore Careers and College Majors System!




Explore Careers and College Majors System is an online, interactive, self-guided career planning and college planning system.

Dashboard


The Dashboard is the control center of the Explore Careers and College Major System

There are five sections in the Dashboard -
  • Self Assessments
  • Explore the Possibilities
  • Take Action
  • Career and Education Planning Results
  • Recommended Tools & Websites
  • Self Assessments
Here are Explore Careers and College Major System videos.

Watch video about the Explore Careers and College Majors System.




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Monday, July 24, 2017

New Release: Explore Careers and College Majors System!


Explore Careers and College Majors System is an online, interactive, self-guided career planning and college planning system.

Dashboard


The Dashboard is the control center of the Explore Careers and College Major System

There are five sections in the Dashboard -
  • Self Assessments
  • Explore the Possibilities
  • Take Action
  • Career and Education Planning Results
  • Recommended Tools & Websites
  • Self Assessments

Self Assessment




There are four other assessments -
  • Work Interest Assessment
  • Personality Assessment
  • Values Assessment
  • Skills Assessment

Explore the Possibilities

The Explore the Possibilities is the Career Exploration, the College Major Exploration and the College Search sections of the Explore Careers and College Major System.

Career Exploration


In the Career Exploration section,
  • You perform career research.
  • You identify potential careers.
  • You begin narrowing career options.
After completing the interests, skills, personality types, and/or values tests, you can match occupations to your results and click on any occupation that interests you. 

Then, you filter occupations by the following criteria -
  • Alphabetically
  • Job Family
  • Green Job
  • Bright Outlook
  • Salary
  • Saved Occupations
After completing Career Exploration, you will -
  • Match Holland Codes to training programs
  • Perform research to identify potential training programs
  • Use training program search web site to find potential training programs

Explore any Occupation


Explore Any Major Area of Study That Interests You tool has excellent college search resources!


College Search options include -
  • Type of College
  • Enrollment & Costs
  • Majors Offered
  • Test Scores and Selectivity
  • Location
  • Athletics & Activities
  • Search for colleges by name

Take Action


The purpose of the Take Action section is to create a road map of your academic and career development activities.  Take Action serves as an online portfolio.

The areas under the Take Action section are -
  • My Education
  • My Professional Development

Career and Education Planning Results

Career and Education Planning Results is a summary of your assessment results and saved preferences.

 

Recommended Tools and Websites

Recommended Tools and Websites include -
  •  Extensive online step-by-step tutorial loaded with downloads and websites
  • Job Boards and Internship Opportunities
  • Links to Resources - including



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