ASSESSMENT TOOLS & CAREER EXPLORATION
What will you be doing on the job? What career is right for you? Do some research. When you need assistance see the Resource Specialists in the Smart Centers. The first step in your job search is identifying your strengths and skills. What accomplishments help set you apart from the crowd? What qualities and characteristics make you a valuable employee?
The following websites are good sources of online information: Occupational Outlook Handbook Search for key words, job titles or occupations. America’s Career InfoNet Occupational and economic information O*Net Online Detailed descriptions of the world of work
Some fun, insightful self-assessment tools you may do free online:
These online assessments only help guide you towards your chosen career. They do not provide concrete answers to your questions. When you find an occupation you’re interested in, check the labor market information in your Local Area Profile.