"It's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy." - Lucille Ball
The first step in deciding on a career or job is to think about who you are. The process of self-assessment is one in which you attempt to objectively identify your values, personality, interests, and abilities. Utilize the resources below to assist in identifying potential career options that are a good fit for you.
O*NET Interest Profiler - O*NET has designed a set of self-directed career exploration/assessment tools to help individuals consider and plan career options, preparation, and transitions more effectively.
CareerOneStop Skills Profiler - Sponsored by United States Department of Labor, the Skills Profiler helps you create a list of your skills and match them to job types that need those skills.
Psychometric Tests - Companies can use these tests (also known as Aptitude Tests) to try and predict which applicants might be the most successful at a particular position. This complete guide will help you better understand what psychometric tests are, how they are used, and how to successfully complete them.
AssessmentDay.Com - Review free up-to-date advice, tips, tutorial videos, and practice tests to help you prepare for the psychometric tests that may be a part of the application process.
HIGH5 Test - This assessment will help you identify your top strengths and how to maximize them in your profession, academics and personal life.
16 Personalities Test - Similar to the Meyers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), this assessment can help you identify personality preferences as they relate to your career.
123 Test - What career best fits your personality? This free career aptitude test can give you insight into your career personality.