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Career Talents

This self-test can help you determine if you could be helped by taking an assessment of aptitude. An aptitude assessment can tell you whether or not you have a strong ability to learn how do a specific job task.

Answer the following questions using the key shown here:
A = Strongly Agree B=Somewhat Agree
C=Somewhat Disagree

D=Strongly Disagree

A B C D 1. I don't know what I'm really good at.
A B C D 2. I have always done the same things and that's all I think I can do.
A B C D 3. I have always wanted to do other jobs but I am not sure I can.
A B C D 4. I do not have any background or experience in the field in which I want to be trained.
A B C D 5. I cannot remember taking any type of test that showed me what areas I'd be really good at.
A B C D 6. Sometimes it seems to me that others learn how to do things much more easily than I do.
A B C D 7. I think I have the ability to do anything.
A B C D 8. Learning how to do certain tasks is a real struggle for me.
A B C D 9. Sometimes I feel like the things I'm interested in doing aren't the things I'm good at.
A B C D 10. I would be interested in taking a test that would tell me what things I'm best at.


Count the total number of A's and B's. _____.

If you have three or more, complete a Career Talents Action Plan.

Career Talents Action Plan

Here are some materials and resources that are available than I can use on my own:

Here are some classes I can take, workshops I can attend, and groups I can join:

I can make an appointment to talk one-on-one with a counselor on one of these topics:

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