Introduction: There are many careers to choose from today. From an artist to a zookeeper, people work in a variety of environments in a variety of subject areas.
But, with all these choices, how do I pick what is best for me? First, it's important to know yourself. The following lesson will help you discover your personal interests.
Objectives: Discover your interests using a standard assessment tool on the WWW.
Activities: Print out this page.
1.The Career Key places individuals into six interest groups.
What are the six groups?
2. Who created this career interest theory?
Scroll down to the bottom of the "Learn About Making Career Decisions" page and click #1. You should be able to read the section entitled "Knowing Yourself & the World of Work"
At "Knowing Yourself & the World of Work", you will find tips on learning about yourself and the world of work. Read through the information. Choose one suggestion you could use in discovering more about you and work. Write it here:
Scroll down to the bottom of the "You & the World of Work" page and click onto "Principles of Good Decision Making"
Taking the Career Key
Go to http://www.careerkey.org Take the Career Key.
Answer the following questions: There are six codes.
Read the directions below your score. Choose the 2 highest scoring codes to look at the jobs that match.