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Skills Search - Self-Assessment

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Free analysis to find occupations that match most of your skills. Choose from six groups which skills you have or plan to acquire: Basic Skills, Complex Problem Solving, Resource Management, Social, Systems and Technical Skills. The program matches to occupations and each is linked to a summary/description.
Material Type: Quiz/Test
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: December 01, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 23, 2011
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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for David Knapp
3 years ago

David Knapp (Faculty)

O-NET is a well established assessment. It is supported by lots of data. However, it seems to be a bit overly-simplistic. The assessment asks a lot of "like / dislike" questions. However, it does not really seem to address a persons values or the environments in which these jobs take place.

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Avatar for Joanne Kung-Vincett
6 years ago

Joanne Kung-Vincett (Staff)

The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is a database of occupational requirements and worker attributes. It describes occupations in terms of the skills and knowledge required, how the work is performed, and typical work settings. It can be used by businesses, educators, job seekers, human resources professionals, and the publicly funded Workforce Investment System to help meet the talent needs of our competitive global economy. O*NET information helps support the creation of industry competency models. {From: http://www.doleta.gov/programs/onet/}