Has your Job Field Been Depleted? 15 Career and Personality Tests to Find Your Employment Niche

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Choosing a new job field can be difficult. If you're not sure where your future career path lies, try taking one of these free career assessments.
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Career Tests

  • Color Career Counselor - This personality career test from CareerPath.com uses the Dewey Color System to help you find the best career. The test asks you to look at color blocks and answer questions about your favorite/least favorite color. After completing the test, you will be provided with info about your best suited occupations.
  • Career Planning Test - The free career test offered through Quest Career Services asks questions about your interests, temperament, aptitude, reasoning and relationships with other people. The test takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.
  • Career Profile Test - This career test is designed to help you find your 'authentic direction.' The results reveal your top three fields of work, your personality type, your dominant career abilities and your key skills.
  • Career Fitter Test - The free version of the Career Fitter test consists of 60 quick questions that will help you determine your strengths, weaknesses, work personality and more.
  • Career Assessment - This short, 15-question test asks questions about your habits, thoughts and actions to help you make a career selection.

Field-Specific Tests

  • Entrepreneurial Self Assessment - This free online assessment will help you decide if you are the entrepreneurial type. The 50-question test takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.
  • Management Aptitude Test - This 56-question test will help you decide if you're management material. The focus is on business management, but the test is useful for other management fields as well.
  • Fashion and Design Career Test - The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising has created an 81-question test to help career seekers find the right job in fashion or design. The test identifies different jobs that are compatible with your likes and skills.
  • Sports Career Test - This CareerPath test consists of 24 questions that cover your interests and behaviors. After completing the test, you will be provided with an assessment of the sports careers that fit you best.
  • Healthcare Career Change Quiz - This quiz is for individuals who are thinking about transitioning to a career in healthcare. The quiz is meant to help you determine whether or not you will have a successful healthcare career change.

Personality Tests

  • The Keirsey Temperament Sorter II - Used by more than 40 million people worldwide, the KTS-II consists of 70 personality questions. After completing the test, you will receive a free custom temperament report.
  • Jung Personality Test - This PhD certified test asks questions that offer insight into the type of person you are and what type of people suit your personality best. The test consists of 48 questions and offers plenty of objective feedback.
  • Job Diagnosis - This five-minute test asks you questions about your skills to help your find an industry and job position that suits you. After completing the test, you will receive a complimentary job diagnosis.
  • Career Personality Quiz - The free career personality quiz on iVillage will help you find a career that suits your personality. The quiz consists of 30 questions and takes 10 to 15 minutes to complete.
  • The Ideal Job Test - This 10-minute test asks questions about your personality and interests to find your ideal job. After taking the test, you will be given detailed descriptions of your three best matches.

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Featured Schools

American InterContinental University

  • Master of Business Admin: Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Generalist
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration

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Saint Leo University

  • BA: Criminal Justice
  • BA: Criminal Justice - Criminalistics
  • AA: Criminal Justice
  • AA: Liberal Arts

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Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Liberal Arts
  • Master of Arts in Science Writing

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The University of Scranton

  • MBA - Healthcare Management
  • MBA - Accounting
  • MBA - Human Resources

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Georgetown University

  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management
  • Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate

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Purdue University Global

  • Master of Science - DNP Executive Leader
  • MS in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
  • Bachelor: Liberal Studies
  • AASBA in Business
  • Medical Office Administration Certificate

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Regent University

  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

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The George Washington University

  • MSHS Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • MSHS in Immunohematology and Biotechnology
  • BSHS in Clinical Operations and Healthcare Management
  • BSHS in Medical Laboratory Sciences

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