Career Test Drive Overview

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Career Test Drive Overview

  1. 1. TEST DRIVE YOUR CAREER!YOU HAVE THE KEYS! By Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource Center 4133 E. Siesta Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050 (602) 569-1050 learning4life.az@gmail.com http://www.hollandcodes.com
  2. 2. PREPARE FOR THE TEST DRIVE LAY A FOUNDATIONTEST DRIVE YOUR CAREER! By Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource CenterYOU HAVE THE KEYS! 4133 E. Siesta Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050 (602) 569-1050 learning4life.az@gmail.com http://www.hollandcodes.com
  3. 3. PREPARE FOR THE TEST DRIVE! Are you ready to move toward your destiny?
  4. 4. SET YOUR COURSE FOR THE FUTURE! You need the tools to navigate on the road to self-discovery.
  5. 5. GET DIRECTION AND FOCUS! You need direction as you search for – • Purpose • Meaning • Significance • Self worth
  6. 6. HAVE QUESTIONS?Are you searching to findyour interests, abilities,skills, and talents?
  7. 7. GET ANSWERS!You will discover thatyou have potential -interests, abilities,skills, and talents.
  8. 8. BUILD AWARENESS TAKE THE FIRST STEP!TEST DRIVE YOUR CAREER! By Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource CenterYOU HAVE THE KEYS! 4133 E. Siesta Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050 (602) 569-1050 learning4life.az@gmail.com http://www.hollandcodes.com
  9. 9. STEP ONE: AWARENESS AWARENESS unlocks the door to the unknown. AWARENESS means pinpointing your interests, abilities, skills, talents, and values.
  10. 10. CAREER TESTS AS ASSESSMENT TOOLS The career tests unlock - • Interests • Values • Skills • Personality • Leisure preferences Awareness Tools – • Uncover who you really are. • Point out your likes, dislikes, or interests
  11. 11. TEST DRIVE CAREER TESTS • Cost - $10, $12, $15, $20 or more • Format - Printed, CD-ROM, or on-line • Information provided – Personalities, interests, skills, values, careers, and colleges
  12. 12. GET THE FACTS!Know the features that are included in the career test. Self Directed Strong Interest Features MCP Search Inventory Format Printed On-Line On-Line Holland Codes X X X Career Lists X X X Occupational Information X College Majors Lists Separate booklet X X College Information X
  13. 13. MCP The MCP have 4 Career Tests – • My Interests Inventory • My Values Inventory • My Skills Inventory • My Personality Inventory
  14. 14. CAREER INTEREST AREASWHAT DO THE SCORES MEAN?TEST DRIVE YOUR CAREER! By Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource CenterYOU HAVE THE KEYS! 4133 E. Siesta Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050 (602) 569-1050 learning4life.az@gmail.com http://www.hollandcodes.com
  15. 15. INTEREST PROFILE On the Interest Profile Summary, there are six Interest Areas or Fields of Work.
  16. 16. HOLLAND INTEREST AREAS The Holland Interest Areas and Codes are: • Realistic • Investigative • Artistic • Social • Enterprising • Conventional The interest areas show the relationship between interests, abilities, hobbies, characteristics, careers, and college majors.
  17. 17. HOLLAND CODESThe Holland Codes shows that people like to work with: Ideas Things Data Other People
  18. 18. REALISTIC PERSONALITY STYLE Characteristics: Frank, Practical, Focused, Mechanical, Determined, Rugged
  19. 19. REALISTIC STRENGTHS Strengths: Manipulates tools, Possesses mechanical, manual, or athletic ability
  20. 20. REALISTIC POTENTIAL CAREERS Potential Careers: Craftsman, Fitness Trainer, Optician, Policemen, Fire Fighter, Physical Education Teacher
  21. 21. REALISTIC COLLEGE MAJORS Possible College Majors: Justice Studies, Fire Science, Athletic Training, Martial Arts, Corporate Fitness, Physical Education
  22. 22. REALISTIC COLLEGE MAJORS Possible College Majors: Justice Studies, Fire Science, Athletic Training, Martial Arts, Corporate Fitness, Physical Education
  23. 23. CAREER EXPLORATIONLINK BETWEEN INTERESTS AND CAREERSTEST DRIVE YOUR CAREER! By Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource CenterYOU HAVE THE KEYS! 4133 E. Siesta Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050 (602) 569-1050 learning4life.az@gmail.com http://www.hollandcodes.com
  24. 24. CAREER PROFILEWhen you search for a career, the Career Profile gives you the following information – Overview Skills Values Outlook Earning Interest Profile Working Conditions Contact Info Areas of Study Search for Schools
  25. 25. COLLEGE MAJOR EXPLORATIONLINK BETWEEN CAREERS AND TRAINING PROGRAMSTEST DRIVE YOUR CAREER! By Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource CenterYOU HAVE THE KEYS! 4133 E. Siesta Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050 (602) 569-1050 learning4life.az@gmail.com http://www.hollandcodes.com
  26. 26. SEARCH FOR SCHOOLS LISTING Each school listing has the following information – • Contact information • Web address • Type of School • Degree of Urbanization • Enrollment • Tuition Costs • Admission Requirements • Areas of Study • Extra Curricular Activities • Athletics
  27. 27. NARROW AND COMBINE YOUR RESULTSTEST DRIVE YOUR CAREER! By Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource CenterYOU HAVE THE KEYS! 4133 E. Siesta Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050 (602) 569-1050 learning4life.az@gmail.com http://www.hollandcodes.com
  28. 28. Now, you have the tools.Now is the time to run your race.

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