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Quiz: What's Your Career Personality?
Is this the year of that promotion you've been eyeing for months now? Is this the year you start that business you've been talking to your friends and family about for years? Or maybe this is the year you change career fields all together? Similar to the job hunt, these questions can be seem daunting and exciting at the same time. But luckily we have a solution to help you with the career choice process, it's known as Holland's Codes assessment. The first step to finding the best job fit for you is to consider what you're good at (skills) and what you like to do (interests). Dr. John Holland developed the Holland’s Codes assessment to help people determine their occupational personality type. Holland theorized that people seek out work environments that mesh well with their interests, skills, attitudes and values known as their work personality. Career personalities can be grouped into six categories (most people will be a combination of three personality types):
So no matter what stage of life you're in, whether your looking for your first job, moving up the career ladder, trying to hone your passion, or changing careers all together, take some time to evaluate your skills and interests without any distractions.
And remember what may of been good fit a couple years ago or even today, may change later in life and that's perfectly okay! As women; we learn, we grow, we adapt, we change, and so can our career aspirations! It's never too late to redirect or start anew. You owe it to yourself.
Found out your career personality? Have an interesting story about your career journey, you'd like to share? We'd love to hear it, share your story!
Want more information on job choice considerations, visit Steps for Living.