Can We Guess What Kind of Job You Have?

Bri O.

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About This Quiz

There's an adage for those who are looking to get ahead in business, "Dress for who you want to be, not who you are." That's a bold statement and in many ways true. How you dress can be an indicator of what your job is or what kind of job you want to have. From your shoes to your shirt and even how dirty you get your hands when your working, all these details will help us identify what kind of job you have. 

How long did you go to school, or better yet does your job require a special degree to get started? Are you in a male or female dominant position, or does it really just not matter? Do you have a social job which requires regular face to face interaction or are you stuck in a cubicle in the basement trying to protect that coveted red stapler? 

While some people like to just put in those eight hours, others love their overtime, and then, of course, you have the despised on-call list. But, ultimately your job comes down to one thing, am I making money? So, what is it, are you hourly or salaried? People work years to reach a threshold of salary, only to wish for their hourly jobs once they get it. 

Curious how good we are at figuring out your work situation? Take this quiz and see if we can guess what type of job you have!

How old are you?

How long have you been working at your current job?

How often do you get your hands dirty, in the literal sense?

How do you feel about institutions of higher education in the U.S.?

Are you a union member?

Does your job require a certain educational background?

Would you say you're working in a male-dominated field?

How long do you plan to stay at your current job?

Does your job require any customer service skills?

How often do you interact face-to-face with other people when working?

How many days a week do you work?

How many hours a week do you work?

What shift do you work?

Do you receive benefits through your employer?

Do you wear a uniform?

Does your work provide any of the following: company car, cell phone, computer?

Do you ever work from home?

How flexible is your schedule?

Do you get any vacation time?

Does your job require an advanced degree?

Does your job require any technical training?

Are you required to follow a specific code of ethics in your field?

Does your job ever require you to be "on-call?"

Would you say your job is physically demanding?

Is there room for upward mobility in your job?

Are you salaried or hourly?

What type of employer to do you work for?

What type of shoes do you wear to work?

Do you work at a fixed location?

Most of your friends have what type of job?

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