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#1 Chazonator

Posted 07 February 2019 - 06:08 PM

Hi, does anyone happen to have a link to a really good career personality quiz that can help direct you to an area of study you might be suited to?
Thanks

#2 -Belinda-

Posted 07 February 2019 - 06:21 PM

Check your local library, ours (Melbourne area) had access to a great one for free.

#3 lizzzard

Posted 07 February 2019 - 06:23 PM

Our team did this one. It is more of a personality test, but the report includes a section on Career Paths. I found it predicted some very accurate tendencies that I only saw in time with my colleagues.

#4 unicycle

Posted 07 February 2019 - 08:15 PM

View Postlizzzard, on 07 February 2019 - 06:23 PM, said:

Our team did this one. It is more of a personality test, but the report includes a section on Career Paths. I found it predicted some very accurate tendencies that I only saw in time with my colleagues.

I just did it and it came out sadly wrong:  a popular cheerleader-type is pretty much the opposite of who I am

#5 IShallWearMidnight

Posted 08 February 2019 - 12:14 AM

View Postlizzzard, on 07 February 2019 - 06:23 PM, said:

Our team did this one. It is more of a personality test, but the report includes a section on Career Paths. I found it predicted some very accurate tendencies that I only saw in time with my colleagues.

Mine was pretty much spot on.

#6 Cimbom

Posted 08 February 2019 - 05:56 AM

I have done that before. Anyone else an INTJ?

#7 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 08 February 2019 - 06:11 AM

I am INTJ/INTP.



#8 SusanStoHelit

Posted 08 February 2019 - 06:30 AM

Me too! We’re quite a rare breed apparently (around only 0.2% of females)

#9 SelceLisbeth

Posted 08 February 2019 - 07:03 AM

INFJ-T here. "The advocate".

Edited by SelceLisbeth, 08 February 2019 - 07:11 AM.


#10 Mumma bug

Posted 08 February 2019 - 07:07 AM

I’m an INTJ too!

#11 WTFJerk

Posted 08 February 2019 - 07:34 AM

I’m pretty sure MBTI is being canned these days as being largely baseless.

#12 cardamom

Posted 08 February 2019 - 08:21 AM

View PostHypnic Jerk, on 08 February 2019 - 07:34 AM, said:

I’m pretty sure MBTI is being canned these days as being largely baseless.

Aw, poo! I can remember doing it at a leadership academy thing in year 11 and reading about the personality traits associated with my 'type' (ISFJ) was like being understood properly for the first time in my life :laugh:

I think I actually still have the snippet from the paperwork taped to my desk in my parents' house - it felt so profound!

Probably shouldn't get too excited, I think it's one of the most common types.

#13 WTFJerk

Posted 08 February 2019 - 09:46 AM

https://www.psycholo...e-fad-won-t-die

https://www.theguard...st-unscientific

a couple of quick reads for you

#14 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 08 February 2019 - 09:49 AM

I am INFJ-T. But I was borderline thinking and feeling because it was 51% to 49%.

Though it say that INFJ are quiet... I'm not lol I'm loud, but insecure haha

The more I read, I dunno that it's right for me.

Edited by FeralRebelWClaws, 08 February 2019 - 09:50 AM.


#15 MooGuru

Posted 08 February 2019 - 09:52 AM

I'm borderline between INFJ, ISFJ and ENFP depending on the day.

#16 Chazonator

Posted 08 February 2019 - 10:30 AM

View Post-Belinda-, on 07 February 2019 - 06:21 PM, said:

Check your local library, ours (Melbourne area) had access to a great one for free.

Thanks I'll check to see if my local library has any

#17 Chazonator

Posted 08 February 2019 - 10:53 AM

I got isfp
It kinda describes me but some of the career options don't really appeal to me.

#18 unicycle

Posted 08 February 2019 - 10:57 AM

View PostHypnic Jerk, on 08 February 2019 - 07:34 AM, said:

I’m pretty sure MBTI is being canned these days as being largely baseless.

My partner has just read a book about the history of this test and coming out regularly with snippets.


https://www.goodread...onality-brokers

#19 EsmeLennox

Posted 08 February 2019 - 11:22 AM

These things are pseudo-psychological woo. I wouldn't bother.

#20 Catzilla

Posted 08 February 2019 - 05:50 PM

ISFJ, -A /-T here.

#21 onetrick

Posted 08 February 2019 - 06:12 PM

Oh, I love the MBTI, but it's a conversation starter I use with students for a bit of fun, not something that is 100% perfect.
I use www.similarminds.com with my students at school (in our year 10 careers subject) as I need somewhere to start, and the tests are free. Lots of different tests there, but the MBTI is the Jung test.

#22 unicycle

Posted 09 February 2019 - 07:27 PM

View Postonetrick, on 08 February 2019 - 06:12 PM, said:

Oh, I love the MBTI, but it's a conversation starter I use with students for a bit of fun, not something that is 100% perfect.
I use www.similarminds.com with my students at school (in our year 10 careers subject) as I need somewhere to start, and the tests are free. Lots of different tests there, but the MBTI is the Jung test.

If you are using MB, then I strongly encourage you to look at the link to the book I have upthread.

#23 Chazonator

Posted 09 February 2019 - 07:41 PM

thanks for the 16 personalities quiz but is there any other ones which might be just as good?

#24 Islander

Posted 09 February 2019 - 07:45 PM

Have you done the joboutlook government one? It came up with really good career matches for me! I think it’s joboutlook.gov.au

#25 YumChaTheSecond

Posted 09 February 2019 - 08:03 PM

View PostIslander, on 09 February 2019 - 07:45 PM, said:

Have you done the joboutlook government one? It came up with really good career matches for me! I think it’s joboutlook.gov.au

So that was quite interesting, but I think they have quite a narrow definition of 'analytical'. I think they've based it on the scientific research options. It rated me low (6%) but I'm very analytical in my IT job, love it and am good at it.




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