Do It Yourself Testing

The following do it yourself testing instruments and packages were specifically selected to provide the in-depth self-understanding necessary to accelerate the identification of your life’s work as well as provide deeper insights into your personal strengths and liabilities.

The result: you’ll be empowered to make clear and more fulfilling life/career decisions and save a lot of money over private career counseling and testing programs.

Benefits of Using Standardized Tests for Life/Career Decision-Making:

  1. Less expensive than private career counseling.
  2. Inexpensive way to move forward on your life path with more confidence.
  3. Targeted from years of experience to getting directly to the information you need to make the right decisions.
  4. Easy self-interpretation for do-it-yourselfers.
  5. Thorough and comprehensive examination of the exact information you need to pinpoint your life’s work.
  6. Focused to obtaining useful, in-depth self-knowledge related to personal transformation.

The following assessments will assist you in getting more in-depth insights into the career fields matched to your personality, interests, best skills and primary motivations. Most of the following assessment instruments have been extensively researched and demonstrate statistical validity and reliability. These assessment instruments have been broken down into the four critical areas for vocational awakening – Interests, Aptitudes, Personal Motivators and Vocational Type.

Special Testing Packages

The Testing Do-It-Yourself Package – Version: College Students/Adults – $75.00

This Do It Yourself Testing Program for College Students/Adults consists of the following assessment:

COPS Interest Inventory  – guides you in determining your true interests and then identifying majors and career paths that are most compatible.

CAPS – an assessment to identify your natural strengths and aptitudes. Measures abilities on 8 dimensions.

Myers Briggs Type Indicator – to determine your true personality type and examine your career choices in the light of this information. In addition, supplemental information will be provided to utilize the results in a more self-actualizing way. Myers-Briggs comes with an interpretation guide and lists of careers matched to your particular type.  Includes Introduction To Type booklet describing in-depth insights into the 16 types.

Vocational Satisfaction Questionnaire – identifies critical career priorities necessary to career satisfaction as well as prioritizing personal primary motivations.

Self-Directed Search  to first determine your true Vocational Type, an important factor when making career decisions that reveal the work environments and specific careers that would suit you best as well as further confirming your unique interests and abilities.

Career Decision-making – an article with experienced guidance to help you make a confident and educated career/life decision that matches your interests, abilities and personality.

Self-actualization and living to your full potential – a research report  that reveals the successful habits of individuals who are dong what they love for a living and living to their full potential.

Using Occupational Information – special report that outlines how to locate and examine current career information resources as well as how to obtain the right information in advance regarding potential careers and majors.

Packet Price: $75.00.

Consider the cost of private career counseling these days. Taking a career assessment package costs typically between  $500 to $900. I have conducted 1000’s of these private career guidance sessions and what I have developed is a package that will allow you to explore your career options, get the right information about yourself and the future labor market. Find your niche, ultimately doing what you love for a living and realize your true creative potential in the process. 

This is self-motivated and self-scoring program. This assessment package is intended to be self-administered and self interpreted. Specific guidelines have been developed to do this and are included in the package. NO ONE can choose for you. This package will guide you in this vital self-discovery process to express your greatest talents and be paid to do what you love and are most successful at.

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The Career Testing Do-It-Yourself Package Version: Middle/High School Students – $75.00

This assessment package was specifically formulated for those who prefer to get a comprehensive self-discovery package that is self-guided that can also be self-administered, scored and interpreted. Package assessment of career interest and educational majors, individual aptitudes, personal motivations, personality type and vocational type. Special guidelines are included to assist in choosing the right career and college majors and living to your full potential. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION and to ORDER.

The Career Testing Program for Middle School students consists of the following:

COPS- R – guides you in determining your true interests and then identifying majors and career paths that are most compatible.

CAPS – an assessment to identify your natural strengths and aptitudes. Measures abilities on 8 dimensions.

Myers Briggs Type Indicator  identifies your true personality type and examines your career choices in the light of this information. In addition, supplemental information is included to utilize the results in a more self-actualizing way. Myers-Briggs comes with an interpretation guide (Introduction to Type) and lists of careers matched to your particular type.

Self-Directed Search – determines your true Vocational Type, an important factor when making career decisions.  Reveals the work environments and specific careers that would suit you best as well as further confirming your unique interests and abilities.

Career Decision-making – special report provides experienced guidance to make a confident and educated career decision that matches your interests, abilities and personality.

Self-actualization/Living to Your Full Life Potential – a research report that reveals the successful habits of individuals who are dong what they love for a living and living to their full potential.

Using Occupational Information  special report that outlines how to locate and examine current career information resources as well as how to obtain the right information in advance regarding potential careers and majors.

Packet Price: $75.00.

NOTE: If you are a parent, you will have to assess whether or not your son or daughter will be able to complete this Career Testing and Guidance Package alone or if they may need your assistance. Obviously, if you don’t think they will want to take these various tests and aren’t interested in their future, then you may need to assist them.

Individual Do-It-Yourself Tests

Interests:

Self-Directed Search – High School/College/Adult – $16.95

Very popular, statistically valid interest inventory that identifies
career interests and matches these to over 1300 job titles. Includes
identification of Vocational Type – a 3 letter code similar to
personality type that examines skills, interests, personal preferences
and areas of educational interest. Price includes test, Occupations
Finder and explanation of each type. Vocational Type is a great
way for clarifying direction.

Career Occupational Preference Survey – $16.95

One of the simplest and yet most comprehensive measures of vocational
interests. Identifies specific careers matched to your personal
preferences. Also identifies interest/skill matches and choosing
college majors. Includes Scoring Profile and Interpretation Guide.

The COPS Interest Inventory provides interest scores referencing the COPSystem 14 Career Clusters. Focused to a wide variety of occupations at differing skill levels, the COPS can be used to explore college majors, helping college students conquer career indecision as well as assist adult professionals with career change. COPS interest assessment heightens self-awareness while providing access to the most current occupational information currently available. Price includes self-administered test booklet, self-scoring instructions and the self-interpretation Profile and Guide which also provides list of careers, essential skills and educational areas as well as worksheet for further career planning. College student and adult norms.

Personal Motivations:

Vocational Satisfaction Questionnaire (pdf) – College/Adult – $5.95

Measures personal vocational priorities and essential sources
of job satisfaction. Provides a means to clarify inner motivations/drives
and identifies critical factors essential to identifying and fulfilling
your life’s work. Self-scoring.

Talents/Aptitudes:

Career Ability Placement Survey (CAPS) – $29.95

A comprehensive, multi-dimensional aptitude battery designed to measure vocationally relevant abilities. Includes Scoring Profile and Interpretation Guide. This also cross references to the COPS interest assessment to further pinpoint relevant careers and majors.

Each of the eight ability dimensions is keyed to entry requirements for the majority of occupations in each of the 14 COPS Career Clusters. CAPS scores are interpreted in terms of examinees’ abilities relative to others at the same educational level. Examinees learn which occupational areas are most suited to their present abilities and which areas might require a bit more training if examinees are interested in pursuing related occupations.  Price includes test, profile and guide. Appropriate for Middle School, High School, and College students as well as adults.

Personal Potential/Personality:

Myers Briggs Type Indicator – College/Adult
– $16.95

A self-reporting questionnaire designed to identify your unique personality
type and how this effects your career choices and overall success in life. Based on Jung’s theory of psychological types, this assessment includes scoring booklet and descriptive information. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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