What Are The Best Career Planning Tools for High School Students?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 08, 2022

What do you want to be when you grow up? The question still makes me break out in a cold sweat, even though it has been years since it was asked of me. I sympathize with the high schoolers of today who are struggling to answer this question. The pressure on them is mounting as the cost and admission standards of higher education continue to rise. 

What is the Best Career Test for College Students?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 25, 2022

Most university career advisors would probably say that there is no single best career test for college students. But there may be a career test for college students that is perfect for you, depending on your current circumstances and what you’re trying to discover about yourself.

With that in mind, here are our recommendations for the best career tests, based on what you’re trying to achieve. 

How to Find Your Dream Job in 2023: 11 Personality-based Exercises

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 03, 2022

If you’re ready to start a new career or are planning to go back to the drawing board after years in another profession, you might need some inspiration. Where do you start when it comes to finding your ideal job? And what does an ideal job even look like?

Well, it’s time to set your worries aside. Although there’s no single way to find your dream job, these simple (and fun!) exercises are a great way to brainstorm and find ideas you’ve maybe never thought of before. Grab a coffee, dive in, and get ready to find your best job match!

How Accurate are Career Aptitude Tests?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 19, 2022

Are career aptitude tests accurate? This is the first question that people ask themselves when they are considering taking one. The answer is not always clear-cut, but in general, these tests can be helpful in giving you an idea of what kinds of careers might be a good fit for you. 

In this blog post, we will discuss the accuracy of career aptitude tests and how they can help you find the right career or make adjustments to your current career to ensure it’s a better fit for your strengths, motivations and work style. 

Try These Career Tests To Help You Choose a College Major

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 02, 2022

As their name suggests, career tests can help you choose a career. But if you’re currently in college or plan to enroll soon, you could also benefit from taking a career test. These probing examinations can help you select your college major, and they may be especially useful if you’re trying to decide between various attractive possibilities.

What Does an ENFJ Need to be Happy at Work?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 16, 2022

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. ENFJs – people with preferences for Extraversion, Intuition, Feeling and Judging – seek work that is personally meaningful and allows them to have an impact on the world. 

But what does that mean in the real world? Let’s look at how that translates into what ENFJs need in their jobs and the types of careers that fulfill those requirements. 

Watch our video on top careers for ENFJs on youtube.

How to Find a Satisfying Career as an ENFP Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 16, 2022

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. ENFPs – people with preferences for Extraversion, Intuition, Feeling and Perceiving – seek work that uses their creativity to express themselves while benefiting others. 

As it’s so easy to fall in love with the idea of many careers, ENFP’s can need a little help to narrow down the options as to which careers or jobs to try. Knowing what an ENFP needs in a job and which careers meet those requirements can really help!

What Does an INFP Need to be Happy at Work?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 16, 2022

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. INFPs – people with preferences for Introversion, Intuition, Feeling and Perceiving – seek work that aligns to their personal values and allows them to help others. 

When your career choices are driven by your values, without actually trying them out, it can be hard to know which jobs or careers might actually suit you. Let’s explore what INFPs need in a job and some of the careers that meet those requirements. 

How the DISC Assessment Can Help and Hurt Job Seekers

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 20, 2022

If you’re looking for your dream job, your ideal career path or simply your best next step, the DISC assessment can help. DISC is a relatively simple personality test that tells you how you approach tasks and interact with people in the workplace. As such, it can give you an idea of your career strengths as well as areas that may not come as naturally to you. With this knowledge in hand, you can target your job search to roles that are a better match for your personality.

What Do INTP Personality Types Need at Work?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 15, 2022

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. INTPs – people with preferences for Introversion, Intuition, Thinking and Perceiving – seek work that enables them to deeply understand any problem they are solving.

The world of work can be overwhelming with so many choices. Figuring out a career path can be challenging, especially when so many of the available jobs seem a bit tedious. But here is hope! Let’s look at what an INTP needs in a job and some of the careers that meet those requirements. 

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