Assessments - Online Assessments & Activities
Use the Skills Profiler fromsection to create a list of your skills and match them to job types that need those skills. You can use this profile to identify occupations that use your current skills, find gaps you need to fill, or polish your resume. When your skills profile is complete, you can print it, or save it as a Microsoft Word, HTML or XML file, or as a Bookmark in your browser. Print a copy in Microsoft Word and turn in as an assignment - make sure your name is on it!
Select skills from one or more of the six skill groups on this page. Start by selecting as many skills as you have or plan to acquire. After clicking "Go" at the bottom you will be taken to a page that has more information. Look at the skills matched information as well as the Job Zone for each career listed to see why this was a match for you. The more skills matched, the better fit - clicking on a job title will take you to a Summary Report for that job. Choose three to five to look at...occupations that are in demand will be noted.
O*Net Interest Profiler
The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do and what kinds of careers you might want to explore...
This Career Values Test is different from other tests you may have taken in the past. Instead of questions, the Career Values Test uses “cards” with statements about different aspects of work. You are to read and sort the cards into groups based on how important the statement on each card is to you on your ideal job -- the kind of job you would most like to have.. (NOTE: You will need to sign up for a free account after completing the card sort in order to see your results)
h3.ne.gov: High Wage, High Demand, High Skill:
Today's Hot Jobs are defined as High Wage, High Demand and High Skill. High wage is determined when an occupation has wages at or above the median. High demand is determined by the number of annual openings, the net change in employment, and the growth rate for the specific occupation. High Skill is defined as occupations which require some form of training and education beyond high school. All three factors must be present to be an H3 Occupation.
Personality and Interests Assessments:
Career Personality Quiz: Which career is right for your personality? Find out with the Career Personality Quiz from My Career Quizzes... (NOTE: This assumes you are already working in a career, but answer the questions as best you can - it also requires you to create a free account at the end to get the results)
CIA Personality Quiz: At the CIA, the challenges of today’s fast-paced global changes present opportunities for exceptional careers. Our intelligence mission is the work of the nation — and our success depends on a network of professionals around the world.
The Big 5 Personality Test: Take this psychology test to find out about your personality! This test measures what many psychologists consider to be the five fundamental dimensions of personality.
Test Yourself (a variety of things to look at...):
For this class, we will be looking at a variety of tests found by clicking on the personality tab and the career tab. Take a variety of the tests in each area to learn more about yourself....
Identify your personal type in the Jung Typology Test. Compare this outcome to your self-assessment of your personality type on this page and read the information concerning your four-letter personality type...
The CDDQ's goal is to locate the focuses of your career decision-making difficulties, and to recommend ways to overcome them...
Information on a variety of majors/jobs/careers & salaries
- PayScale's lists of majors by either salary potential or most meaningful work
- PayScale's list of college majors by salary potential
- MyPlan.com's Top Ten Lists of the most popular majors