Self Learning is the first step in career decision making. Careers are more than jobs; they are how individuals define themselves to the world through work. Consider the following:
Unsure of the answers to any of these? You may want to consider taking a career assessment. Many assessments are based upon the Holland Code, which identifies six primary interest areas. Careers and work environments are suggested based upon a combination of three interest areas.
The six personality and work environment types are:
Focus 2 is the online assessment measuring interests, skills, values and goals. This resource provides information to select relevant majors and careers. Access Focus 2 by:
This resource lets you assess your interests, skills, values and goals to help you select the right major as you plan your career. Once registered take recommended assessment of interests, abilities and values as well as academic strengths.
As you review your results, you may be surprised by some of the identified job titles and by those that do not appear, yet interest you. Don’t worry! You can still search for the majors/careers of interest. You do not have to enter a career that does not interest you, even if it appears on the list.