An essential piece of the EPIC program is the development of an employee’s career path. Tools, resources, courses, and mentors can be utilized to assist in the planning and development of career paths. Building a career path will help you understand where you are today, and what potential paths are available in the future.
Career Assessment Tools
Self Assessments are a great way to begin exploring career paths. You can get started right here with your choice of free assessment tools available on the web.
Different assessments focus on different areas, such as:
Career interests are different than abilities or skills. Explore personal preferences and interest and learn about careers through the tools below.
- O*NET Interest Profiler
- Holland Code Career Quiz
- CareerOneStop's Interest Assessment
- Careers with Videos
The term “personality” refers to a person’s patterns of thinking, feeling and acting. Delving into personality traits and the attributes of a job that are highly valued will further inspire and narrow down desired careers.
Skills are learned behaviors and abilities. There are many different types of skills that are relevant to career development such as work content/technical skills, self-management/personal growth skills, and leadership skills.
The toolkit below was designed to provide a start to career path exploration providing a quick high-level review of career interests, personality, and skills. Use this toolkit to brainstorm what inspires you and where you want to go with your career.