WGU Career & Professional Development
"It's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy."- Lucille Ball
The first step in deciding on a career or job is to think about who you are. The process of self-assessment is one in which you attempt to objectively identify your values, personality, interests, and abilities. Utilize the resources below to assist in identifying potential career options that are a good fit for you.
O*NET has designed a set of self-directed career exploration/assessment tools to help individuals consider and plan career options, preparation, and transitions more effectively.
Sponsored by United States Department of Labor, the Skills Profiler helps you create a list of your skills and match them to job types that need those skills.
Companies can use these tests (also known as Aptitude Tests) to try and predict which applicants might be the most successful at a particular position. This complete guide will help you better understand what psychometric tests are, how they are used, and how to successfully complete them.
Review free up-to-date advice, tips, tutorial videos, and practice tests to help you prepare for the psychometric tests that may be a part of the application process.
This assessment will help you identify your top strengths and how to maximize them in your profession, academics and personal life. Access to basic results for free.
Similar to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), this assessment can help you identify personality preferences as they relate to your career.
What career best fits your personality? This free career aptitude test can give you insight into your career personality.
https://agilities.org/awp - This tool will help you discover your work-related strengths and interests, and how they apply to many different careers.
The Values Test can help you learn more about your underlying work needs and motivations, and can help you decide what is important to you in a job.