The Everything Career Tests Book

Author: A. Bronwyn Llewellyn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440523738
Format: PDF
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A career advice book with the tests that make the difference! American workers are upwardly mobile movers and shakers who change careers often, always on the search for their perfect niche. But you can't follow your bliss unless you know what your bliss is. Enter The Everything Career Tests Book--your key to determining the career path you were destined for! This engaging, accessible guide boasts ten different tests that reveal the work habits, affinities, and interests you may not even realize you have! Ten tests help you find your way: Values Test Skills Test Interests Test Personality Test Work Environment Test Location Test Work/Life Balance Test Entrepreneurial Ability Test Managerial Ability Test Emotional Intelligence Test Featuring extensive test result analysis and guidance as well as an easy-to-use format, The Everything Career Tests Book is all you need to make your dreams come true--at work!

Now What

Author: Nicholas Lore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416565949
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The impolite truth nobody mentions in college commencement speeches: "Many of you have just spent four years and a small fortune studying something you will never use, and, if you do, you won't like all that much. Have a nice life." Up until now, you've had to rely on hit-and-miss methods of picking your career that lead to only 30 percent of college graduates reporting satisfaction with their careers. That's because up until now there has never been a book that guides you through the difficult process of designing a career that gives you the best chance for both high-level success and satisfaction. But career guru Nicholas Lore has found a way to show you how to custom design a career where you will: Look forward to going to work Be extremely successful and productive Use your natural talents fully in work that fits your personality Be highly respected because you excel at your work In Now What?, he helps you put all the pieces together to make wise decisions about what you will do with your life and how you can best go about setting and accomplishing your life and work goals. You'll also learn the skills you need to live an extraordinary life. Filled with charts, worksheets, and quizzes, Now What? is the cutting-edge guide for choosing a career that fits you perfectly -- whether you're a college student, a twentysomething already out in the working world, or a high school student just getting started.

Discover What You re Best At

Author: Linda Gale
Publisher: Touchstone
ISBN: 9780684839561
Format: PDF, Docs
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The bestselling career guide that has helped more than half a million people discover their true talents and make successful career choices, now completely revised for the digital age. Learn how to identify your talents and harness your potential skills and start making money doing what you love. Now revised for the digital age, Lina Gale’s bestselling Discover What You’re Best At will teach you how to set realistic and rewarding goals, save money, and learn about new areas of the job market where you could begin a fulfilling career. Complete with job listings and comprehensive tests to help you evaluate your talents and aptitude, Discover What You’re Best At is the only career guide you’ll ever need.

Career Aptitude and Selection Tests

Author: Jim Barrett
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749458534
Format: PDF, Docs
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With the wide range of jobs currently on the market, it is often difficult for job seekers to pinpoint exactly what they want to do. Now in its third edition, this no-nonsense workbook points readers in the right direction. With a range of IQ tests and searching questionnaires, it helps job seekers work out what area of work they should be focusing on by identifying their interests and strengths and scientifically interpreting which jobs they are suited to. Compiled by a psychometric testing specialist and bestselling author, this book has three main aims: careers guidance, preparation and personal performance improvement. It works on the principle that self knowledge enables readers to relate their own personal characteristics to career opportunities. At the same time, it provides an opportunity to prepare for the types of psychometric tests likely to be encountered while job seeking. It also aims to improve performance by demonstrating how to apply aptitudes and personal qualities at work.

Career Counseling

Author: David Capuzzi
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136876618
Format: PDF, ePub
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This text provides the beginning counseling student with a comprehensive overview and discussion of the practical application of career counseling skills. Based on the view that counselors must be prepared in a holisitic manner, it covers the historical and theoretical foundations of career counseling, the skills and techniques needed for career counseling, and contextual perspectives on career and lifestyle planning. Important material that is often overlooked in introductory texts is included, such as career and lifestyle planning with clients in mental health, rehabilitation, and couples and family counseling settings; gender issues; and working with LGBT and minority clients. Throughout the text, case studies, informational sidebars, and experiential activities make for a more engaging learning experience and encourage additional contemplation of chapter content. This new edition features new, updated, and expanded content throughout; the division of career counseling in schools into separate chapters for K-8th grade, high school, and college, including traditional, hybrid, and online campuses; and an online instructor’s manual with student resources, offering material to enhance the pedagogical features of the text.

100 Things to Know Before You Grow Up

Author: Lisa M. Gerry
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426323166
Format: PDF
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Provides tips, tricks, and skills to help young readers take control of their lives and make the journey to adulthood a fulfilling one.

Test Drive Your Dream Job

Author: Brian Kurth
Publisher: Business Plus
ISBN: 9780446511193
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In TEST-DRIVE YOUR DREAM JOB, you'll discover how you can identify, explore and experience your dream job, and how or if you want to pursue it. Author Brian Kurth, founder of VocationVacations, offers professional, personal and financial perspectives on how to transition into a new career and turn your dream job into a reality without risking your current job or jeopardizing your financial stability. By following this practical and encouraging self-discovery guide, you will gain a better understanding of who you are now; what fulfills you both personally and professionally; how to get from Point A to Point B on the road to your dream job; or perhaps satisfy your curiosity and gain a deeper appreciation for where you are now in your life and your career. Brian Kurth is a sought-after expert on how to pursue and attain one's dream job. He has shared his wit and wisdom in appearances on NBC's TODAY Show, CNN, and FOX News, and has been featured in articles in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine. Many more regularly turn to Brian for his comments, advice and insights. A native of Madison, Wisconsin, Kurth lives in Portland, Oregon.

Career Match

Author: Shoya ZICHY
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814438164
Format: PDF, ePub
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Is your job just a way to pay the bills? It doesn’t have to be that way. You’ll find that when your career fits your personality, it becomes a source of tremendous satisfaction and success. Career Match is designed to help you discover your ideal work. Take the ten-minute self-assessment to determine your personality style and then turn to the corresponding chapter—the one that reads as if it’s written just for you—and: Identify career choices that will exhilarate you Recognize the type of work environment and boss you need to thrive Learn to leverage your natural strengths Customize and speed your job search Updated to include hot new careers in areas such as gaming, web design, alternative energy, cybersecurity, food science, and more, the second edition features expanded chapters for each personality type and fresh stories of people who have found fulfillment in work perfectly suited to them. If you’re looking for direction, this indispensable guide will help you match who you are with what you’re meant to do—for a lifetime of gratifying work and greater success.

Career Quizzes

Author: John J. Liptak
Publisher: Jist Works
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Career Quizzes helps readers look inside themselves and make better choices. A career counsellor for 20 years and one of the America's leading developers of career assessments, author John Liptak takes readers on a journey of self-discovery that will help them find work they love and develop their career from start to finish. Each chapter centers on an easy, fun, and revealing assessment that coaches job seekers through the successive steps in the career exploration and job search process. The book includes assessments of job satisfaction, work/life balance, career needs, interests and skills, work values, personality, entrepreneurial readiness, and much more. Most importantly, unlike many other assessment, based books on the market, Career Quizzes not only helps job seekers discover a rewarding career path, but it helps them walk that path as well.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602393206
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.