Step 2: Your Personal Assessment

Once you have completed at least one of the self-examinations, print off a copy of the following questions. The amount of detail, effort, and honesty you put forward in answering them will be reflected later when determining a career path.

  1. Interests/Preferences
    • What are your likes and dislikes?
    • What do you enjoy doing?
    • What can you see yourself doing?
    • What types of environments do you prefer to work in?
    • In which geographic locations do you wish to live and work?
  2. Personality Type 
    • What traits do you possess?
    • How would you describe yourself?
    • What are your moods, ideas, and views?
  3. Personal Strengths 
    • What are your abilities and strengths?
    • What are your weaknesses?
    • What skills have you developed?
    • What knowledge have you acquired?
  4. Accomplishments 
    • What achievements are you most proud of? Why?
    • What do these accomplishments reveal about you?
  5. Values
    • What are your strongest values?
    • What will lead to personal job satisfaction for you?
    • What factors in your previous work/volunteer experiences did you like the most? the least?
  6. Future Outlook 
    • How do you see yourself in 5 years? in 10 years? in 20 years?
    • From where you are right now, are these future outlooks realistic?