Career Decision Making Tools

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When searching for the right career, there are so many options and decisions.  We have tools that will help you to make the right decisions

Since 1998, Hollandcodes.com has developed career decision making courses to answer the most common questions that we have been asked are:

  • "What are the steps in the career planning process?
  • What is the best career test?” 
  • "How do I match my interests to careers?"
  • "How do I find the right training program?"

We have developed tools to help you answers these questions.   So, our tools are available online any where and at any time.  The tools include:

Career Development Tools

Our two career planning tools are -

Career Decision Making Tools

The Career Decision Making Tools course is a step-by-step guide to explore careers and college majors. 

Use the course to pinpoint -

  • Interests
  • Abilities
  • Skills
  • Talents
  • Values

  • Discover who you really are and understand your likes, dislikes, and interests.
  • Match your likes, interests, skills, and personality styles to careers
  • Find training programs that are a match to the careers that they are interested. 
  • Succeed in planning a career. 

This Career Decision Making Course will motivate you as you explore careers and college majors.

The Career Decision Making Tools are used in conjunction with Holland Codes career tests -

The Career Decision Making Tools have 2 sections –

  • Awareness, Assessment, and Knowledge Guide
  • Guide to Career Exploration and Planning

Awareness, Assessment, and Knowledge Parent, Teacher, and Adult Guide outlines the process of selecting a career assessment.  The selection process includes –

  • Introduction to Career Planning
  • Steps to Self Awareness
  • Tools To Assess Self Awareness
  • Selection of a Career Assessment or Test
  • Career Test Checklist 
  • Features Of Career Self Assessments Tests

The Guide to Career Exploration and Planning is for teens or adults who need a manual that will guide them through the steps of career planning process.     

The topics included in the Guide are -

  • Career Planning Map
  • Self-Analysis, Self Awareness, or Self Assessment
  • Career Exploration Tools
  • College Major Exploration Tools

Career exploration tools provide the following information –

  • Overview
  • Skills
  • Values
  • Outlook
  • Earning
  • Interest Profile
  • Working Conditions
  • Contact Info
  • Areas of Study

College exploration resources lists the following facts –

  • Location of School
  • Majors Areas of Study
  • Name of School
  • Size and Cost
  • Region in the USA
  • Type of School

Career test costs are: 

  • Self Directed Search R (Internet/Mobile) with the Career Decision Making Course - $17
  • Self Directed Search (Printed) with the Career Decision Making Course - $22
  • RIASEC Inventory with the Career Decision Making Course - $15
  • Strong Interest Inventory® with Interpretive Report & Career Decision Making Course - $90 (CPP requires that you receive a free consultation with your purchase.)
  • My Career Profile with the Career Decision Making Course - $60
  • Picture Interest Survey with the Career Decision Making Course - $18
  • Career Decision Making Course - $10

Self Directed Search R (Printed) with the Career Decision Making Course - $22


RIASEC Inventory with the Career Decision Making Course - $15


Picture Interest Survey with the Career Decision Making Course - $18


Self Directed Search R (Internet) with the Career Decision Making Course - $17


My Career Profile with the Career Decision Making Course - $60


Strong Interest Inventory® (Standard) with Interpretive Report & Career Decision Making Course - $90


Strong Interest Inventory® (High School) with Interpretive Report & Career Decision Making Course - $70


Strong Interest Inventory® (College) with Interpretive Report & Career Decision Making Course - $70


Career Decision Making Course - $10



Test Drive Your Career Test

Test Drive Your Career Test! You Have The Keys! is a step-by-step tutorial that guide you through the process of selecting a career test.

Hollandcodes.com created this eight (8) part series to provide a detailed overview of the three (3) step process of career planning.

The Test Drive Your Career Test! You Have The Keys Virtual Course covers the following areas –

  1. Laying a Foundation – Getting Ready for Your Career Test Drive
  2. Building Self Awareness
  3. Taking the MCP Challenge
  4. Understanding Career Interest Groups – What do the scores mean?
  5. Matching Your Interests to Careers
  6. Selecting the Right Training Program - Career Planning – Putting the Pieces Together
  7. Completing Other Career Test Drives

On the Career Test Drive, you will look at the MCP. The MCP is a system that has 4 career tests, a career database, and an educational program database.

Discover your -

  • Interests
  • Values
  • Skills
  • Personality

Get information on -

  • Holland Codes
  • 1200+ Occupations
  • 6000+ Schools

The My Career Profile Guidance System comes with a -

  • My Interests Inventory
  • My Values Inventory
  • My Skills Inventory
  • My Personality Inventory

Self-Analysis System

1.  My Interests Inventory

The My Interests Inventory generates a 3-letter Holland Codes and provides Interest Level Scores for the six (6) Holland Personality Types.

The Inventory provides a detailed description for each of the Holland Personality Types.

The Interests, Skills, Values, and Personality Inventories generate Occupational Lists.

You can access, review, and redo the Interests, Skills, Values, and Personality Inventories.

Research a Career Tool

Use the Research a Career database to find information on 1200+ occupations. Each Occupational List provides information on -

  • Overview
  • Job duties
  • Skills
  • Values
  • Outlook
  • Earnings
  • Advancement
  • Working Conditions
  • Interest (Holland Codes) Scores
  • Areas of Study
  • Training or Educational Levels
  • School Search Tools

The Research a Career Tool allows you to research careers by name or Industry Group. The Industry Groups are:

  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
  • Building and Ground Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Business and Financial Operations
  • Community and Social Services
  • Computer, Information Technology and Mathematics
  • Construction and Extraction
  • Education, Training and Library
  • Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
  • Food Preparation and Serving
  • Healthcare Practitioners and Technology
  • Healthcare Support
  • Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  • Legal
  • Life, Physical, and Social Science
  • Management
  • Military
  • Office and Administrative Support
  • Personal Care and Service
  • Production
  • Protective Service
  • Sales and Related
  • Transportation and Materials Moving

School Tool

The Interests, Skills, Values, and Personality Inventories generate School Lists. The School Tool obtains school from a database of 6000+ post-secondary institutions. The School Tool searches for schools according to the following criteria -

  • Name of School
  • Location of School
  • Region in the USA
  • Type of School
  • Size and Cost
  • Major Areas of Study

All career and school lists can be printed and saved for future reference.

2. My Values Inventory

Find out the things that are important to you, for example -

  • Helping Society
  • Artistic Creativity
  • Helping Others
  • Independence
  • Prestige
  • Risk Taking
  • Stability
  • Working Outdoors

The My Values Inventory provides a detailed description for each of the Values.

The My Values Inventory matches occupations to your Values and generates Occupational Lists.

3. My Skills Inventory

Know the things that you are good at, for example -

  • Communication Skills
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Management Skills
  • Creative and Artistic Skills
  • Scientific Skills

The My Skills Inventory provides a detailed description for each of the Skills.

The My Skills Inventory matches occupations to your Skills and generates Occupational Lists.

4. My Personality Inventory

Discover your Personality. My Personality Inventory assesses your personality, matches occupations to your Personality, and generates Occupational Lists.

Read more about MCP Test Drive.

COST for MY Career Profile and FREE Virtual Course - $60

My Career Profile with the Career Test Drive - $60


Career Decision-Making Course - $10


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