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.
- CareerBeam Self Assessment Tools - With CareerBeam’s Self Assessment tools, you can do a quick profile, or take a more in-depth dive to understand your values, temperament, personality, interests, skills, and talents. You can then explore preferences related to industry, job location, corporate culture, entrepreneurial aptitude, and leadership and networking preferences.
- O*Net Interest Profiler and Work Importance Profiler - A computer administered vocational interest assessment providing self-knowledge about vocational interests.
- 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.