Material Detail

Skills Search - Self-Assessment

Skills Search - Self-Assessment

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.
Rate

Quality

More about this material

Browse...

Disciplines with similar materials as Skills Search - Self-Assessment

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
David Knapp
David Knapp (Faculty)
6 years ago

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.

Time spent reviewing site: 5 minutes
Joanne Kung-Vincett
10 years ago
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/}