Career Success Guide, 4th Edition

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Career Assessments The key to choosing an appropriate major or career is to identify some critical information about yourself.

Interest Inventories

Determine your likes and dislikes regarding various activities.

Value Inventories

Measure how important different values are to you.

Personality Inventories

Looks at your traits, motivational drives, needs, and attitudes.

Skills Assessment

Will determine your skills and confidence learning a skill.

Leisure Assessment

Measures your leisure behavior “free time.”

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TO GET AN ACCURATE ASSESSMENT, REMAIN HONEST WITH YOURSELF.

Go to: fresnostate.edu/careers and click on “Students” then “Majors and Careers” to discover the available career assessments. Please speak with a Career Counselor to interpret and discuss your results.

Single Occupation Worksheet Complete the Focus 2 assessments (will take 25 minutes for all five) Occupation: _______________________________________________________________________ Tasks: (List top 3 tasks that you feel describes things you enjoy doing and WHY?) 1. _________________________________________________________________________________ 2. _________________________________________________________________________________ 3. _________________________________________________________________________________ Skills I Have: _______________________________________________________________________ Skills I Need: _______________________________________________________________________ Education Requirement(s): __________________________________________________________ Salary for California: $_______________ Do I want to continue to research this career? Yes No Yes: Continue to “Investigate” (Look at the “Career Development Process” on page 2.) No: What did you not like about the career?_____________________________________________ Repeat this worksheet until you answer “yes”

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