BUILD SELF AWARENESS TAKE THE FIRST STEP!TEST DRIVE YOUR CAREER TEST!YOU HAVE THE KEYS! By Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource Center firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.hollandcodes.com
STEP ONE: AWARENESSOn the road to self discovery, the first step is self awareness.
AWARENESS AWARENESS unlocks the door to the unknown. AWARENESS means pinpointing your interests, abilities, skills, talents, and values. 3
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
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 5
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