Assessments & Career Exploration


Deciding which course of study to follow may not be an easy decision.  Discovering what you are interested in can take time and take many changes in over the course of your life.  There are different aspects to balance when seeking a career: money, location, work-place environment, skills, responsibilities, creativity, and more.  So how do you decide?  Asking yourself the following questions can start to narrow down your approach. 

Most happy successful people follow there passions even when they don't know how it will work out.  They also know what they are good at and delegate the rest.  You have to be honest with yourself about what you are really interested in. 


1. What do you absolutely love to do?  What would you do in large amounts for free?

  • If you can answer this easily- your job is easy- follow this path.  Passion and relevance will play a bigger role than money in the long run.

2. What are your strengths?

3. What are skills or interests you’d like to build upon?

4. Talents?

5. Work Place Values?

6. Which careers may be right for you?

7. What kinds of careers are out there that match your personal traits and interests?

8. What level of education is required to enter those careers and to thrive in them?

9. How can you make the most out of your high school years or college years, to be ready for work or college or both?