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Career Interests Quiz
Are you unsure of which career is right for you? This Free Career Interests Quiz is perfect for students looking to understand their vocational interests and figure out what they want to do with their professional lives. After taking the quiz, you will receive a report with career recommendations that fit your interests.
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Six good reasons to take Talent Transformation’s Career Quiz:
Identify your areas of interest (indeed, your passion) and plan for your future jobs.
Save time and money
Talent Transformation is a charitable foundation and provides quizzes and tests free of charge. So, answering a few questions and reading the guidance keeps you from wasting time, energy, and money exploring careers that are unlikely to suit you.
Avoid career-related frustration
Frustrations at work stem not from a lack of interest, and potentially a bad boss, not a lack of ability. Knowing your career interests helps you select career options that suit your underlying interests and personality traits.
Explore new options
Talent Transformation customizes every career guidance report to match your interests. These reports use artificial intelligence (AI) to suggest careers of interest using the Occupational Information Network (O*Net) database of 923 occupations.
Being aware of your career interests enhances your sense of direction and helps you feel more confident about your career choice.
Achieve career success
Many studies have revealed the correlation between career interests, high job satisfaction, and high performance.
How will the guidance help me?
An accurate evaluation of your career interests can open the doors to potential opportunities, job satisfaction, and higher performance.
And a fulfilling career can dramatically increase your well-being, happiness, and self-confidence. Taking the career quiz and heeding the guidance will help you make better decisions.
What people are saying
This free quiz was very useful in narrowing down my choices and getting an idea of which paths I should pursue further.
Great quiz! I like that the result presented a list of possible career paths based on my responses.
This free career quiz was an absolute lifesaver in narrowing down my choices and getting a better idea of which paths to take next.
I do like that this quiz broke down occupations into different groups of interests and that will help me find something that I will enjoy which is something I'm struggling to do right now.
What will I learn from taking this quiz?
Your career quiz will identify your top three interest areas from the Holland Code.
We provide two reports. The short report will indicate your interest areas, pinpoint your favorite and least favorite interest areas, and recommend the next steps for further career exploration.
If you want greater detail, you can request a longer report that provides more insights about your top interest areas, identifies possible career options, and suggests more next steps for better career planning
Personalized career guidance will help you understand how the following aspects of work appeal to you:
Realistic: Working with tools, instruments, and mechanical or electrical equipment. Activities include building, repairing machinery, and raising crops/animals.
Investigative: Investigating and attempting to understand phenomena in the natural sciences through reading, research, and discussion.
Artistic: Expressing oneself through activities such as painting, designing, singing, dancing, and writing; artistic appreciation of such activities (e.g., listening to music, reading literature).
Social: Helping, enlightening, or serving others by teaching, counseling, working in service-oriented organizations, and engaging in social/political studies.
Entrepreneurial: Persuading, influencing, directing, or motivating others through activities such as sales, supervision, and aspects of business management.
Conventional: Developing and maintaining accurate and orderly files, records, accounts, etc.; following systematic procedures for performing business activities
When should I take a career interest quiz?
Every time you need to make decisions about your career! You grow, learn, and the world changes, which is why we tailor career guidance for you when you take the quiz.
So, take the quiz today and check back throughout your career as that will help you use your talents to best effect and stay relevant as the world of work evolves. After you answer the questionnaire, you'll receive guidance to help you understand your career interests.
Why choose Talent Transformation's career quiz?
It is up-to-date and considers the future of work! We have engaged the world's leading experts to develop our career assessment and the algorithms to provide customized reports with guidance.
We have used American Psychologist John Holland's highly regarded career development model, the RIASEC Code – also known as the Holland Code. Holland delineated six areas of career interest and six corresponding work environments: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. He demonstrated that a match between an individual's interests and work environment brings high job satisfaction and improved performance.
The Holland Code is the basis for other assessment instruments, including the Strong Interest Inventory and the Self-Directed Search.
Several books offer more detailed information about the Holland Code. These titles include 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality (Jist's Best Jobs, 2012) Dictionary of Holland Occupational Codes (Psychological Assessment Resources, 1996) and CareerCode: Know Your Code, Find Your Fit (Amazon Digital Services, 2012).
Simply exposing your interests provide some value, however, comingling results with occupations and guidance that considers the future of work is where the real magic happens.
The Talent Transformation Career Interests Quiz for students is a fun, free quiz that helps you explore career options. It takes just a few minutes to complete, helps you identify your real interests, and then provides personalized guidance to find careers that suit you. The path to a successful career is rooted in understanding yourself, your interests, motives, preferences, skills, abilities, and opportunities. You can start here and use what you learn to help you choose a major, find a job, or start planning your career.