Join Valerie Sutton for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting a career assessment tool, part of Managing Your Career.
If you find that you're struggling with identifying your skills and interests,…you may want to consider taking a career assessment.…A career assessment is a tool that helps you identify your values, personality,…interest, and other trades that are important in making a career decision.…There are many assessments in the market that can help you define your career interest.…I'm going to share with you several that are considered to be the most valid and reliable.…The first assessment is the Clifton StrengthsFinder.…This assessment focuses on discovering your natural talents.…
The assessment covers 34 different talents or what the author refers to as themes.…One benefit is the resources show you how to build your personal strengths into your work.…It's available online for a fee or you can purchase the books StrengthsFinder…2.0 and receive an access code to the assessment.…The second assessment is the Myers- Briggs Type Indicator or the MBTI.…The MBTI is a personality assessment that can guide you in understanding how you…
Discover how to assess your experience, work-reward values, and qualifications, all with the goal of creating a robust career profile that charts your future growth. The course also shows how to fully investigate career options and perform a gap analysis in order to find key opportunities.
- Identifying your skills, knowledge, and qualifications
- Considering lifestyle choices
- Completing a career profile
- Researching possible roles
- Exploring different industries
- Researching salary ranges
- Performing a gap analysis