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As teachers or counselors, your role is to help students or clients discover their personality, interests, abilities, skills, and talents that agrees with their values. As students or clients search for the careers or college majors, teachers or counselors ask the following questions -

  • What are your vocational interests, abilities, skills, and talents?
  • What are the steps and resources that are necessary to develop the interests, abilities, skills, and talents that you possess?
  • What are your strategies to achieve your goals?
  • Will you have to go to college? What will be your college major?


 

Self Directed Search

My Career
Profile

Strong's
Interest
Inventory

MBTI

 

Form R

Form E

Form Career
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Assessment Test Ratings and Recommendations

The ratings are based strictly on staff evaluations:

The Test Rating System is -

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My Career Profile Guidance System has the following resources -
Self-Exploration Assessments
Occupational Exploration Resources
Career Search Tools
College Search Tools
Record Keeping Portfolios
Bonus Item:
Unlock Your Treasure Chest Guidebook
Cost: $60.00

On-line Holland Code Assessment and Career Guidance System

Interests, Values, Personality, and Skills, Career Search Tool
College Search Tool

Easy to use with multiple tests
Career Database: More than 700 occupations. You will be able to learn about the duties, educational requirements, skills and abilities needed, specific working conditions, the training employers look for, the job outlook, the current and expected earnings, the type of activities you would typically encounter, and where to find additional information.

Adults, High School Students, and College Students

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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) measures how people think, communicate, and interact. MBTI identifies strengths and weakness that may influence the career exploration process. MBTI identifies job families or potential careers, provides information on colleges or other forms of training, creates strategies to evaluate a possible career transition or job shift, and develops a career plan.
Cost: $50

On-Line Assessment

Interests, Holland code Themes, and preferences
Matches Holland Codes to careers

Easy to use, computer generated report

Adults, High School Students, and College Students

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Self-Directed Search Assessment & Finders Form R
Assessment provides students with information on the relationship between job personalities, key characteristics, careers, hobbies, abilities, and related, college majors.
Cost: $10

Printed Assessment and Finder
On-Line Assessment

Interests, Personalities, Skills
Matches Holland Codes to careers

Easy to use, Self-scoring.

Adults, High School Students, and College Students

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Self-Directed Search Assessment & Finders Form E
Assessment provides students with information on the relationship between job personalities, key characteristics, careers, hobbies, abilities, and related, college majors.
Cost: $12

Printed Assessment and Finder

Interests, Personalities, Skills
Matches Holland Codes to careers

Easy to use, Self-scoring.

Adults and High School Students who need “Easier to Read Format”

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Self-Directed Search Assessment & Finders Form Career Explorer (CE)
Assessment provides students with information on the relationship between job personalities, key characteristics, careers, hobbies, abilities, and related, college majors.
Cost: $15

Printed Assessment and Finder

Interests, Personalities, Skills
Matches Holland Codes to careers

Easy to use, Self-scoring.

Middle School Students

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Strong Interest Inventory
Assessment provides information on the relationship between interests, work activities, skills, values, work styles, learning environments, leadership styles, and college majors.
Scores on the level of interest on each of the six Holland Codes or General Occupational Themes. Holland Code Themes include – Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.
Scores on 25 Basic Interest Scales (e.g. art, science, and public speaking)
Scores on 211 Occupational Scales which indicate the similarity between the respondent's interests and those of people working in each of the 211 occupations.
Scores on 4 Personal Style Scales (learning, working, leadership, and risk-taking).
Scores on 3 Administrative Scales used to identify test errors or unusual profiles.
Strong Interest Inventory Editions – Standard, High School, and College.
Cost: $50

On-Line Assessment

Interests, Holland code Themes, Occupations, Personality Styles
Matches Holland Codes to careers and college majors

Easy to use, computer generated report

Adults, High School Students, and College Students

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The Transferable Skills (TS) Scale is a researched and validated assessment. The TS Scale is a short assessment that identifies an individual’s strongest transferable skills. The eight (8) TS Skills are:

  • Analytical
  • Numerical
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
  • Physical
  • Informational
  • Communicative
  • Creative skills

Cost: $7

Printed Assessment

Transferable Skills

Easy to use.
The results match Transferable Skills to hundreds of related occupations. Supplemental sheet matches Transferable Skills to Holland Codes.

Adults, High School Students, and College Students

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