Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Learn about yourself by taking a personality tests

Considering a career change? If so, you might want to take a test or two to determine what career is the best fit for your type of personality. Some tests are free others have a fee. But if you are serious this might be a good start to finding out about yourself.

The top-rated career tests, like the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Keirsey Temperament Sorter and the Strong Interest Inventory are available online.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

The Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS) is a self-assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves, first introduced in the book Please Understand Me. KTS is closely associated with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI); however, there are significant practical and theoretical differences between the two personality questionnaires and their associated different descriptions.


There are fees for some of these tests, but, there are also a variety of quick, simple tests like Color Quiz from http://www.colorquiz.com that offer instant results and doesn't cost you a penny.

LiveCareer.com is also a good one and it's easy to use. There are a series of questions that asks you to select what you like the most and least amongst 3 things. When you're done you'll instantly be provided with a great deal of insight on yourself and the environments you thrive in, as well as the kind of jobs, careers and activities you're suited for. You might be surprised. It's fun, incredibly accurate and no-cost to you. Give LiveCareer.com a try today.

Also try Monstor.com's Your Perfect Career Quiz

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