Career, Personality & Ability Tests

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The “Whole Person Method” for Career Decision-Making

How do you know which career is right for you?
You have the best chance to make a successful decision if you use a “holistic” approach. With this method, you’ll choose a career path based on factors proven to be essential for career satisfaction.

Sample Assessment Reports

Highlands Ability Battery Test, Adult Sample Report

Highlands Ability Battery Test, Adult Sample Report

Do you know your “real” talents?
Get objective results about your strongest abilities and which careers fit you best.

Highlands Ability Battery Test, Student Sample Report

Highlands Ability Battery Test, Student Sample Report

Which major should you choose? Which careers can you succeed in?
Find out your true abilities and how you learn best. Discover career options that are a “natural” fit for you.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Assessment, Sample Report

What’s your style?
Whether your career is a good fit or a misfit can be largely determined by your personality style. It also influences how you communicate, deal with change and conflict, and navigate relationships.

Strong Interest Inventory Student – Profile with College Profile, Interpretive Report, & Skills Confidence Inventory Profile

Strong Interest Inventory Adult – Profile with College Profile, Interpretive Report, & Skills Confidence Inventory Profile

The Strong Interest Inventory® instrument is a powerful tool that can help you make satisfying decisions about your career and education. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about a change, or considering education options for career preparation, you can benefit from the wealth of information reflected in your Strong results.

What Can They Do For You?

Open up previously closed “windows,” giving you crucial information about your:

  • Authentic personality style and self-concept (the “real” you)
  • Innate abilities – what you’re “naturally” good at, and prioritized interests
  • Natural work style, best-fit work role, and optimal workplace environment
  • Decision-making and communication styles
  • Leadership and conflict management styles
  • Best career options

Given the “power” of this information, you can:

  • Uncover new possibilities and see your “dreams” as potential realities
  • Set realistic goals with an improved chance of achieving them

Assessments can help empower you to live your life in the way you want.

Who Uses Assessments?

  • CEOs of Fortune 500 companies; NASA engineers
  • Entrepreneurs; New Grads
  • High school and college students
  • New and experienced managers; Teams
  • Career changers and people re-entering the job market
  • Retired individuals looking for “what’s next”
  • People embarking on an “encore” career
  • Couples seeking to improve their communication
  • And…physicians, attorneys, teachers, accountants, nurses, actors, writers, designers, photographers, information technology specialists, artists, administrative assistants, electricians – you get the idea

What You Should Know About Assessments

Assessments are:

  • NOT tests. There are no “wrong” or “bad” answers or results.
  • Not for everyone – they’re valuable to gain new insights & clarify conflicts and priorities.

To get accurate results, a trained consultant should explain how to answer assessment questions, and also guide interpretation of the results.

Which Assessment is Best For You?

That depends….What’s keeping you up at night? What’s pulling at you or keeping you stuck?  In which area of your life do you most want change?

Types of Assessments

Career Assessments – Identify your Best-Fit Career

  • Examples: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Strong Interest Inventory, Strong Career Transition Report, Strong Career Enrichment Report, Strong and Myers-Briggs Career Report, Highlands Ability Battery, CPI 260

Student Assessments for Educational & Career Planning – Make the most of your financial and emotional investment.

  • Specialized for high-school and college-age students, focusing on personality style, abilities, interests, which are matched to majors and potential career fields.
  • Examples: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Strong Interest Inventory – High-School or College Report, Highlands Ability Battery Student Report

Management/Leadership Assessmentsget the promotion and raise you deserve.

  • Identify your strengths and blind spots to advance in your career.
  • Examples: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, FIRO-B Leadership Report, CPI 260 Coaching Report for Leaders, Highlands Ability Battery Leadership Report

Lifestyle Assessments – Identify which lifestyle fits your authentic self

  • Examples: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; CPI 260 and 434 Reports

Learning Style (LS) – Find out how your learning style (LS) influences your life

  • Your LS affects whether you thrive or struggle in specific types of work responsibilities, workplace environments, your role as independent contributor, team or project leader, team member, or wearing the multiple hats of an entrepreneur.
  • Students – Your LS can help you make better choices about your: school, major, study methods, internships, training programs, career alternatives, employers
  • Examples: Kolb Learning Style Inventory, Highlands Ability Battery for Students

Conflict-Management Style – Do you run from conflict or thrive on it?

  • Identify your style and learn to act assertively, instead of submissively or hostilely.
  • Examples: Thomas-Kilman Conflict Mode Instrument, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

 Entrepreneurial StyleIdentify your strengths and blind spots to build success

  • Be efficient. Make balanced decisions. Work smart, not hard.
  • Example: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Highlands Ability Battery Leadership Report

Decision-making Style – Does your style work for you or against you?

  • Do you repeatedly make decisions that give you disappointing results?
  • Learn the Four-Quadrant Style for balanced decision-making.
  • Example: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator for Decision-Making, Highlands Ability Battery

Communication Style – Do people “listen” to what you have to say? Can you articulate your ideas in a group? Do others seem alienated after you’ve spoken?

  • Find out your natural style- and what your “body language” is saying.
  • Example: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Myers-Briggs Communication Report, Highlands Ability Battery

Change Management StyleIs change painful or do you thrive on it?

  • Knowing your style will help you better manage the ups and downs of life.
  • Example: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

 

Ask about a cost-effective “assessment package” for your needs.


Contact Marilyn Fettner, LCPC, MCC, NCC
847-831-0079 or Marilyn@FettnerCareerConsulting.com
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