Monday, February 15, 2010

Dewey Color Career Counselor

For those of you who follow Young House Love, this is old news...

For those of you who don't - whoa. This is an awesome quiz. I love learning more about myself and this quiz has an interesting take on it. It is called the Dewey Color Career Counselor from Career Path.com.

Here's the original link if you'd like to take advantage yourself:
http://www.younghouselove.com/2010/02/pop-quiz-hue-man-resources/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+YoungHouseLove+(Young+House+Love)

So the quiz asks you to identify colors that you like and don't like and then compiles information about your personality and how that relates to your career choice. Here are my results:

Best Occupational Category

You're a SOCIAL MANAGER

Keywords
Tactful, Cooperative, Generous, Understanding, Insightful, Friendly, and Cheerful
This very social type enjoys working in groups, sharing responsibilities, and being the center of attention. Fields of interest are instructing, helping, nurturing, care giving and instructing-especially young people. They discuss and consider feelings in order to solve problems, lead, direct, persuade, guide, organize and enlighten others.SOCIAL MANAGER OCCUPATIONS
Suggested careers are Radio and TV Producer, Loan Officer, Elementary or High School Teacher, Public Health Nurse, Dietitian, Community Service or Human Resource Director, High School Counselor, Home Economics Teacher, Parks and Recreation Coordinator, Physical Education Teacher, Student Personnel Worker, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist, Social Science Teacher, Nurse, LPN, Agricultural Extension Agent, Physical Therapist, Social Worker, Minister and Department Store Manager.
SOCIAL MANAGER WORKPLACES
You are sincerely concerned for the welfare of others. Your kind, humanistic nature allows you to help those who can't help themselves. Others see you as idealistic, ethical, and responsible.
Suggested Social Manager workplaces are human resource departments, social service agencies, schools, religious organizations, medical service companies, mental and health care facilities.



2nd Best Occupational Category

You're a DOER

Keywords:
Emotionally Stable, Reliable, High Energy, Practical, Thrifty, and Persistent
These adventurous types prefer action-oriented, concrete problems rather than dealing with thought-provoking, ambiguous, abstract dilemmas. Fields of interest include mechanical, construction, and outdoor careers. They might also enjoy working with machines, tools, and equipment to repair or build something.

2 comments:

ultralove said...

i got organizer and social manager!.... and the word i have to type to say this is a legit comment and not a robot is "gasiness"--- HAHAHA

amydale said...

i got researcher and organizer.
that was a fun test and accurate...

"Task-oriented careers where you can become absorbed in the job, be original and creative, and not conform to rigid company rules will work best for you. Unstructured organizations, for example, that allow you to sail your own ship are vital."

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