A self assessment of your interests and abilities can help you find the right job and also lead you to a better career!
Career Exploration Tools
Many workers do not know what they want to do or would enjoy doing to earn a living. Many people get a job and continue with that job until they lose it or it no longer exists then go to another job and continue the pattern.
Wouldn't it make your job search easier if you understood what jobs you might be a good "fit" for, what skills you need, and which employers hired those types of workers? Well, you can! Exploring career options is one of the most important things you will ever do, and we have some easy to use tools to help you narrow down the field. Find out which occupations are the right fit for your personality, interests, abilities and skills.
- Texas Career Check Career Check is a no-cost interest profiler that allows users to answer a series of 60 questions (takes approximately 10 minutes to complete) which will help you to link your career and task interests to occupation titles.
- Texas Genuine is a free career assessment that includes 6 questions. This assessment will inform you of the top 3 career clusters that best match their work interests.
- CareerOneStop also has a lot of resources for investigating what you might like to do, and has national labor market information.
More Assessments to Know Yourself Better
|Type of Test||Testing Site|
|Skills / Interests / Abilities||Texas Career Check or O Net|
|Work Interests||Internet Career Connection|
|Interests & Work Style||Princeton Review|
|Learning Style||Career Resource Center|
|Work Preference||Career Perfect|
College and Career Planning
- College For All Texans.com is a great site for College and career planning - it has excellent information about school for students of all ages.
- America's Career InfoNet and Mapping your Future are other sites with a wealth of information about career planning.
- Quintessential Careers and Vocational Information Center sites have even more sites about career and college planning!
Labor Market Information
We've already done the research for you for local jobs in demand in Deep East Texas!