Last updated 11/8/2012
Focus – Online Career and Education Planning System
Please contact Marceia Duhm at 309-796-5191 or Bruce Storey 309-796-5129 to receive a username and password to access the online Focus tool.
This test looks at your interests, values and abilities and matches these to careers that have similar characteristics. The test also can be used to match you to potential college majors and other educational opportunities. This paper test takes about 30 minutes to complete.
The test matches your values, interests and abilities to 16 career clusters might be best suited to you. The test also includes a detailed planning guide to help you narrow down your choices after doing additional research. This paper test takes about two hours to complete.
Career Exploration Inventory (CEI)
This test looks at activities you might have done in the past or would like to do in the future to help you narrow down career choices. This paper takes about 30 minutes to complete.
Work Preference Match
The Work Preference Match assessment looks at your preferences for tasks, work environment, work schedule, supervision, social interaction, compensation and work culture and enables you to find careers that match your preferences.
The Career Services Center has several assessments available to help someone with their job search once a career has been chosen. These include the Barriers to Employment Success Inventory and the Job Search Attitude Inventory.