About Us

About Holland Codes.com

Hollandcodes.com specializes in information on Holland Codes, printed and online career assessments, and printable/ web based resources.

Background Information

Since 1995, the Holland Codes Resource Center and other businesses have been:

  • Workshop presenters, career consultants, and educational services consultants
  • Curriculum conventions exhibitors

About Dr. Mary Askew

Dr. Askew is currently works at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.  She was also a Career/ Early College Advisor for the Maricopa Community College District and Grand Canyon University. She has taught career workshops at a variety of non profit organizations and educational groups. She is the author of numerous web courses, downloads, powerpoint presentations, videos, guidebooks, posters, printable worksheets. and other web-based resources.

Here are ways to connect Dr. Askew.

Customer Support

We are happy to answer your questions. Because of the large number of SPAM calls, please text us at (602) 753-9112 or E-mail us at explorecareers at gmail.com.

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Our Testimonials

Here are some testimonials.

"The Self-Directed Search is a valuable tool for me as I work with high school and college students looking for a career path. Hollandcodes.com makes ordering easy and provides valuable training materials for me..

If I have a special need, or if I need something quickly, they are there to help me out!"

D. W., Director, Career Services and the Center for Learning and Teaching, Oregon Institute of Technology

As a graduate student in Counseling Edu./Counseling Psy., I thought that it would be a simple process in locating and implementing a quality Career Development Assessment, to help the teens in the Youth Ministry which I oversee and the adults which I consult in Career Development. However to my surprise this was a more tedious process than I had anticipated, that is until I came across the website during my research of the Holland Code SDS.

Hollandcodes.com turned out to be a big blessing in that not only did I receive assessment booklets at a cost effective price but I also received other support materials and most importantly staff support which was always available to help me with any questions or challenges that I encountered. The staff of Holland Codes Resource Center provided me with expertise unlike that received in any other material support system.

Considering that I received knowledge far beyond the price of the material I felt that it would be a disservice not to thank and commend Dr. Askew and the Hollandcodes.com Team.

Professionals such as Hollandcodes.com, keeps Career Development Counselors on the cutting edge of the field through the Holland Code Model.


J. D. S., Counseling Edu./Counseling Psychology Graduate Student

This is a note to thank you ( Dr. Askew) for all the assistance, support, and information in our implementation of the Self-Directed Search. We are using this tool as a standard assessment for all of our students enrolled in our Credit Recovery Program. Vocational coaches use the results and the college and career finders to assist students with developing their life plan which includes career and academic goals. The additional information you provided us on the SDS was helpful for training our staff.

The service you have provided us has been impeccable. As you know, you even arranged an overnight delivery so we could have the materials in time for a training.

We will definitely be using the SDS with all of our Credit Recovery Programs and relying on your Center to provide the materials and information we need.

J. G., National Director of Training, Community Education Partners

Dr. Frank J. Minor

of Career Dimensions wishes to acknowledge and congratulate Dr. Mary E. Askew for her contributions to the profession of career and education planning and counseling.

Dr. Mary E. Askew has developed a career development planning process as outlined in her eBook Unlock the Treasure Chest. Do You Have the Keys? Guide to Career Planning that addresses the needs of students and adults in career transition. Dr. Askew’s approach recognizes that career planning is an ongoing process that requires the individual to adapt to the changes in one’s personal life situation and also the changes taking place in the world of work and education due to advances in technology and the dynamics of our global economy. Dr Askew’s career development philosophy is a contribution to the evolving “Career -Life Span-Life Space” theories.

My way of summing up Dr. Askew’s approach to career development planning as shown in her eBook is as follows:

Career Planning is an on going, continuous process throughout your life span. If you are taught the steps needed for career planning and if you are equipped with the appropriate tools and information, you will discover that you are a multi-potential person with many career options and are able to self-manage your career and education exploration, planning and goal setting.

According to Dr Askew, the basic steps for you to follow include:

  • Assessment of your personal attributes e.g. Interests, Values, Skills & Abilities, Personality, etc.
  • Broadening of your career horizons by discovering, exploring and learning about career fields that are compatible with your assessment profiles.
  • Narrowing down your options by comparing the pros and cons of the occupations and education paths matching your assessment profiles.
  • Mapping out realistic goals and action plans.
  • Search for colleges and educational institutes, training programs, internships and other experiences that will support your goals and plans and will satisfy your personal preferences and needs.

As time goes by and your life roles and responsibilities change, reassess and take stock of your life situation and be willing to adapt your career to these changes.

Frank J. Minor, Ph.D.
CEO, Career Dimensions Inc.
Associate Professor, Emeritus, Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire
Associate Adjunct Professor, Retired, Columbia University, Teachers College, Graduate School for Counseling Psychology, NYC

About Our Past Customers

Holland Codes Resource Center has shipped Holland Codes Resources to the following schools and organizations -

    Addiction Education Consultants
    Aiea High School
    Akron Board of Education Adult Vocational Services
    Amarillo Independent School District
    American Indian Children Resource Center
    Arizona Department of Corrections
    Arizona State University
    AT&T Maryland Relay Center
    Auburn University
    Aylor Middle School
    Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services, Central Illinois Pathways
    Barksdale AFB, Airman & Family Readiness Center
    Beacon Associates
    Beloit Junior – Senior High School
    Behavioral Health Center of Excellence, LLC, Colorado Springs, CO
    Berkeley/ Albany YMCA
    Bloomingdale High School
    Brody School of Medicine
    Brook Hill School
    Brunswick High School
    Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Center for Excellence
    Cape Fear Community College
    Carroll County Public School
    Centennial Middle School
    Central Baptist Christian School
    Chester Community Charter School
    Clinton City Schools
    Community College of Denver
    Community Education Partners
    Complete Book & Media Supply, Inc.
    Contra Costa College
    Corzen, Inc.
    Creative Transitions Counseling
    Delta State University
    Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
    Department of Family Services, Leesburg, VA
    East Carolina University
    Employment Action
    Educational Talent Search Program University of Guam
    Effat College, Saudi Arabia
    Ellis Gaming
    Emporia State University, Center for Student Involvement
    Endicott College
    Faith Christian Academy
    Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - FCI Talladega
    Flandreau Indian School
    Fred Finch Youth Center
    Florida Atlantic University
    Futureworx Job Search Centre, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Futureworx Society, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Garner-Hayfield High School
    Geneva College
    Georgia Department of Labor Rehabilitation Services
    Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.
    Governor State University
    Gwinnett County Public Schools
    Hareth Books
    Hartnell College
    Heartland Cares
    Heartland Alliance
    Heritage Academy
    HillGrove High School
    Hillsborough County Public School District
    Hull Child and Family Services
    Indiana Wesleyan University, College of Graduate Studies
    Ireland Army Hospital
    ITT Technical Institute
    Ivy Tech Community College
    Jefferson County Christian School
    Jefferson County High School
    Johnston Middle School
    Justice Resource Institute, Inc.
    Kaw Valley USD #321
    Junior Achievement, West Palm Beach Florida
    Kennebunk High School
    Keyano College, Alberta Canada
    King's Way Christian School
    Kingview Counseling Service
    K.S. Hauge Alternative Center Adult Education Program
    Lake Center Christian School
    Lake Hospital System, Inc.
    Lane Community College
    Lee University
    Lexington Christian Homeschool Co-op
    Los Gatos - Saratoga High School
    Loyola Marymount University
    Minority Health Coalition of Marion County
    Memphis University School
    Mental Health Association of Essex County
    Middlebury College
    Mississippi University for Women
    Monahans-Wickett-Pyote Independent School District
    Monmouth Worship Center
    Morgan County Workforce Development Center
    Montgomery County Correctional Facility
    New Mexico Women's Correctional Facility
    Nettleton Junior high School
    New Day, Day Treatment Program, Billings, Montana
    New Hanover County Schools
    New Westminster Community Development Society (NWCDS)
    Newton USD #373 (Kansas)
    NIH Transition Center
    North Clackamas School District
    North Cleveland Church of God
    Northcentral Technical College
    Northwestern College
    North Dakota State University, Family Life Center
    Nyack High School
    Ohio State University
    Oregon Institute of Technology
    Owens Community College
    Peak Performance Resources, Inc.
    Peer Assistance Services, Inc.
    Philadelphia Mennonite High School
    Pitt Community College
    Pocatello School District #25
    PSEPC Information Centre, Canada
    Putnam Valley High School
    Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
    Riverhill School
    Roswell Independent School District, Special Education Office
    Santa Ana Opportunity School
    Saratoga Springs, NY School District
    Saturn Coaching
    Schenectady ARC
    Schoolcraft College
    See Forever Foundation
    Shaw University
    Sierra Charter School
    Source of Healing Arts
    Southern Methodist University
    Southside Christian School
    Springtown High School
    SRAVTE Starved Rock Associates for Vocational and Technical Education, LaMoille CUSD #303
    St. Andrew's United Methodist Church
    St. George's Independent School
    St. Peterburg College
    St. Thomas of Cantebury College (New Zealand)
    St. Vincent's Secondary School (Ireland)
    Star Leasing Company
    Strathmore Secondary College
    Superb Speakers and Trainers Bureau
    Texas Christian University, University Career Services
    The Children's Village
    The Entertainment Coach
    The Futures Group
    The Oxford Program (T.O.P.)
    The Way Station
    Tidewater Community College
    Triangle Community Resources Inc
    Transplants for Children
    Tri-Cities Regional Occupational Program
    TransCen, Inc.
    Universitarios Londres, Mexico City, Mexico
    University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville
    University of California, Berkeley, Career Center
    University of Idaho, Educational Opportunity Center
    University of Kentucky
    University of Massachusetts
    University of Michigan
    UMC Parkview Corporation
    University of Texas at Arlington
    University of Texas at Tyler
    University of Wisconsin, La Cross
    University of Detroit Mercy
    University of Oklahoma Bookstore
    Upward Bound Program, University of Guam
    Urban League of Hampton Roads
    U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services, Wilmington, Delaware
    VA Medical Center
    Vancouver Community College British Columbia, Canada
    Victory Valley Community College
    Vincent Smith School
    Wagner Equipment
    Warren Tech
    Washoe Tribal TANF
    Washtenaw Community College
    Washington County Family Center
    Weblinx Info LLC
    West Jordan Middle School
    Westchester County Department of Corrections
    Williams College, Office of Career Counseling
    Wilson College, Career Development Center
    Winter Park Public Library
    Winter Park Public Library
    Wittenberg University
    Woods Services
    YGCIC Focus Vocational Program
    YMCA Youth Outreach and Community Services
    YWCA Of High Point
    ...and other teachers, counselors, and business owners