Whether you’re at the beginning of your employment journey or contemplating a change, self-assessments can be invaluable tools to help you explore various career options and identify paths that align with your strengths and interests.
What is a Career Assessment?
Career assessments enable individuals to gain insight into their skills, interests, values, and personality traits, and they can provide a way to discover fulfilling career opportunities and make informed decisions about your career path.
CareerOneStop, offers three free online career self-assessments focusing on skills, interests, and values. These assessments provide you with a clear picture of how your work ethic, employment history, and skills align with various jobs.
There is a range of career assessment tools to support you as you look for employment post-incarceration:
- Interest Assessment: Discover how your passions and interests can guide you to different careers.
- Skills Assessment: Evaluate your unique skill set and identify areas of expertise that can be valuable in specific job roles.
- Work Values Assessment: Understand your core values, beliefs, and priorities to align your career choices with what truly matters to you.
These career readiness assessments evaluate your communication style, personality traits, and overall readiness for the job market. By understanding your readiness level, you can identify areas for improvement and gain confidence in your pursuit of employment.
Expand Your Options with Multiple Assessments
The results of self-assessments can be eye-opening, revealing career options you may not have considered. We recommend taking all three assessments to broaden your job search.
Reviewing the results with a career counselor, case manager, or trusted friends and family can enhance your understanding of the assessments and lead you toward a successful career path.
Your Career Journey Starts Today
Self-assessment tools are designed to empower you with the knowledge and self-awareness needed to make confident career decisions.
Begin your career exploration today, and discover the possibilities that await you. Use our career assessment resources to find a career or job that fits you best.