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The First Step to College or Career: Self-Analysis

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What Turns You On - a brief career planning worksheet
Self-Assessment - a more elaborate personal inventory and self-portrait; the first of U. Pennsylania’s Five Steps to Career Discovery and Planning
Career Key - answer a short series of questions about your abilities and values, plus activities you enjoy and jobs that interest you; learn your Holland personality type and link to info on good career choices for you. Especially recommended for middle schoolers. NOTE: now costs $9.95.
FOR FREE, you can review the 6 Holland Types, the Work Environments that suit each, and lists of personal job options for each type (near the bottom of the page).
The Keirsey Temperament Sorter II - An on-line questionnaire designed to identify different kinds of personality. It is similar to other devices derived from Carl Jung’s theory of “psychological types,” such as the Myers-Briggs, the Singer-Loomis, and the Grey-Wheelright. It identifies four temperament types: Guardian, Artisan, Idealist, and Rational, with each having four variants.
Index of Learning Styles - assesses preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global) of a learning style model
Personal Learning Style Inventory - brief questionnaire (at upper right)indicates whether your preferred learning style is visual (picture), kinesthetic (physical), or auditory (hearing). (The site is selling something, but offers a lot of good information free.)
Multiple Intelligences Survey - helps you pinpoint your strengths in linguistic-verbal, logical-mathematical, bodily-kinesthetic, spatial-visual, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, naturalist, and spiritual-existential areas.
Work Interest Quiz - oriented toward non-college careers, but linked to especially good resources on military careers, from Broadcast Director to Graphic Designer to Meteorologist to Veterinarian
Career Planning - part of the comprehensive NextNET career exploration, planning, and job search site from Calgary, Canada; helps you identify your interests, skills, and values, plus how to research for more information, evaluate it, and make decisions. Begin with Discover Yourself - what are your interests, personal goals, and lifestyle values?
Career Development eManual - This Canadian site takes you through self-assessment, occupational research, decision-making, employment contacts, job offers and the work environment.

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Last updated 10 Mar 14