Do you know of a career assessment that we can use that is not overly expensive? My daughter is a junior and is struggling to find something that she would be interested in doing after high school. I believe an assessment would give her some help.
Thank you ~
- What Color is Your Parachute
- What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, 2nd Edition: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future. Get the teen version because I have heard the adult version may have inappropriate content – Finding the Career that Fits You Workbook by Larry Burkett is a Christian classic for career exploration
- Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type by Tieger and Barron I haven’t read it myself, but others have recommended it.
Website and Information about Career Exploration
- www.humanmetrics.com tests, some free
- www.stats.bls.gov/oco Occupational Outlook Handbook on-line (Free)
- www.careerkey.org Personality related to occupations ($9.95)
- www.myroad.collegeboard.com College and career planning website ($19.95)
- www.thecallonline.com The Call Vocational and Life Purpose Guide from Focus on the Family (Approximately $79)
- www.careerdirectonline.org Career Direct assessment from Crown Financial Ministries founded by Larry Burkett ($80)
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