Are you wondering how you can help your son or daughter make good decisions – about career pathways, future schooling, and career direction? Career Key can help.
Our respected career personality test, career information, and career advice are based on the best practices and science of career development. And they are very affordable.
Research shows that a good personality-career match predicts better grades and higher career satisfaction (if you use a valid career test).
Our paper-pencil version is available through our eBookStore.Simplicity, practicality, and validity are Career Key’s strengths. It takes about 15 minutes; results are immediate; and there are no complicated tables or abstract concepts to understand. It also provides a gateway to services unique to Career Key, like the following:
This is a major decision that will affect your son or daughter’s future.
5 Steps to Choosing the Right Career Cluster, Field, or Pathway provides the full, detailed information needed in a e-book, PDF format. This research-based system is unique to Career Key (read about our ground breaking research in NCDA’s Career Convergence).
Strengthening job skills. Job skills are what count in the workplace. Period.The Foundation Skills: Job Skills All Workers Need article describes those that are essential. And, in The Free Agent Outlook on Work students learn why marketable skills are the key to success.
Choosing a College Major or Training Program that fits your child's personality. In this article students learn how to make this match following a 4-step process. A close personality-major match is vital. It is one of the predictors of academic success and satisfaction - grades earned and graduation (more . . .). The companion e-book, Match Up! Your Personality to College Majors, links the Holland personality types to all 1300+ college majors and training programs. It is the first to do this (more on our ground breaking research).
“Match Up! encourages a learner-centered interaction between understanding one's key personality types and occupational and training information… [It] will be of great use to students and counselors who need to provide a list of options related to personality in a quick manner... It is a great resource that provides solid information necessary for making effective career decisions.” Read more.
Making good decisions. Our article High Quality Decisions teaches students this essential life and work skill. The ACIP method is practical and based on numerous research studies.
Lawrence K. Jones, Ph.D., NCC President, Career Key.