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Where to Start: Self Assessment

Self-assessment will help you to determine your wants and needs and allow you to communicate and articulate your skills, values and interests to an employer.

McGill CaPS Self Assessment

This resource describes the various components of self-assessment. Reflect on your interests, skills and achievements and values to clarify and discover your career needs and wants. Recommended books are available in the CAPS Resource Centre and at the Edmonton Public Library.
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Values and Interests Assessment

  • Keirsey Temperament Sorter: Keirsey Temperament Sorter®-II (KTS®-II) is a free 70 question personality instrument that helps individuals discover their personality type.
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  • My Plan Career Assessment Tests: The free Values Test can help you learn about your underlying work needs and motivations, and can help you decide what is important to you in a job.
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  • JVIS (Jackson Vocational Interest Survey): The $20 JVIS is an educational and career planning tool. It provides a detailed snapshot of your interests and how they relate to the world of study and work.
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  • Saint Anselm Work Values Inventory Exercise : Know what you want as you search for a fitting career. Rate the importance of work attributes for a snapshot of your work values.
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