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Types of career assessments available

  1. FOCUS 2 - A self-generated portfolio which allows you to assess, record and report on several areas of your professional development including needs identification and areas of strength. The FOCUS 2 career system will help you develop an accurate self-assessment of your personal qualities with the following five assessments: work interests-Holland Code, values, personality, skills and leisure time interests. These assessments help pinpoint strengths to better match majors at Clayton State and to identify career options.
    • Work interests (Holland Code) are a reflection of the kind of work-related activities and tasks you most enjoy.
    • Your personality type is a description of how you react to certain situations and people and how you make decisions, organize information and go about solving problems.
    • Values are a description of what is most important to you in life. For example, you might value earning a lot of money, helping other people, being creative and artistic, having a secure and steady job, etc.
    • Skills are a reflection of your talents and the types of things you easily learn and perform well.
    • Your leisure time interests are a reflection of the kind of leisure related activities you most enjoy.
    Take the FOCUS 2 Assessment. Use the access code lakerpride to create an account. Students are encouraged to schedule an individual appointment with a career counselor in the Office of Career Services to discuss the assessment results.
  2. Jung Typology – This assessment goes hand-in-hand with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), one of the most frequently used inventories in career counseling. This assessment is designed to increase self-understanding and pair your natural strengths with careers and opportunities best suited for you. The Jung Typology generally takes 20 minutes to complete and is given in the Office of Career Services during a career counseling appointment.