A variety of assessments are used to help guide individuals through the process of career exploration. It’s important to keep in mind that these assessments are not tests since there are no right or wrong answers.
They are simply a tool, used to better understand our skills,
interests and unique character traits as they relate to the work we do and our values.
By utilizing a series of different assessments,
the Toolkit strives to help you uncover your authentic self and a realistic career path.
Below is a snapshot of the key assessments we use.
The Raisec Inventory
- The Raisec Inventory is a quick and easy tool that helps job seekers explore occupational interests and work choices.
- Based on the Holland Code and developed by John Holland, Riasec is one of the most widely used tools.
- By responding to 72 statements related to work activities, individuals gain a snapshot of realistic career options they can explore further.
- With Skillscan interactive based learning tool, users uncover transferable skills and apply them to practical and realistic career interests.
- A 64 card deck identifying a variety of skills helps the user to narrow their focus.
- By focusing on skill competencies and skills that are transferable, the user can determine what skillsets are necessary and those that need further development for job satisfaction.
- This assessment is also a great tool for helping job seekers prepare for today’s competitive job market
by develop winning resumes and excellent interview skills.
Career Exploration Inventory
- This Career Exploration Inventory guides users through the process of exploring three components of their lives – work, leisure and learning.
- By reflecting on 128 various activities individuals can determine their past, present and future interests in them.
- By linking scores to 16 areas of career interests, related job, future training and leisure activities clients get a holistic view of their choices.
- CEI is a self-scoring tool and can be used with students, job seekers and others to help develop future career and lifestyle goals.
Work Motivation Scale Inventory
- To be satisfied with the work we do, it’s important that it highlights our best skillsets while maintaining our key values.
- The Work Motivation Scale let’s participants identify what motivates them by answering 32 key statements.
- With the results, individuals can then explore career options or re-evaluate their interest in their current job role.
- With this information, users can develop clear goals and a realistic action plan.