Career Assessment Online
This new online planning tool is called MyCareerShines and will be implemented in phases beginning in the 2015-2016 school year. With MyCareerShines, Floridians will be able to explore careers, identify personal preferences for future employment, and learn about the educational requirements for specific professions.
Additional career assessment resources used in Florida include:
The Career Onestop webpage (http://www.caseylifeskills.org/index.htm) has links to the following online assessments:
- Skills Profiler
- O*Net Ability Profiler
- O*Net Interests Profiler
- O*Net Work Importance Locator
- Employability Checkup.
Additional assessment links found on the Career OneStop web site include:
- The Casey Life Skills Assessment (CLSA) (http://lifeskills.casey.org/clsa_homepage) is designed to assess independent living skills for all youth ages 14-21 including those in foster care and youth-serving facilities. Test administrators must sign up for a free account to access the assessment.
- The Career Interests Game (http://career.missouri.edu/students/majors-careers/skills-interests/career-interest-game/?menu=student&expand=si) on the University of Missouri website is based on Holland’s model of occupations (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional) and is designed help students begin thinking about how their personalities will fit in with specific work environments and careers. The web link may take a few minutes to load.
- The Jung Typology Tests on the HumanMetrics website (http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp) are based the Jung and Myers-Briggs personality model (Introvert/Extrovert, Intuitive/Sensing, Thinking/Feeling, Judging/Perceiving). No login is required, and results are returned immediately.
- The Keirsey Temperament Sorter (http://www.keirsey.com/default.aspx) offers a brief character and temperament sorter. Results are based on the sixteen Myers-Briggs Type Indicators grouped into four temperaments (Artisan, Guardian, Rational, and Idealist). Information on the four different temperaments and sixteen personalities is provided.