What Career Are You Meant For?

Teresa McGlothlin

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About This Quiz

Figuring out the perfect career for your personality can be a daunting task. Many times it takes working the wrong job to realize that you are really meant for something else. If you've been wondering which career would be your perfect match, look no further. Once we examine your experiences, your goals and the things you want in a job, we'll be able to let you know which position you should pursue.

As we climb the ladder of this quiz, we will ask you a series of questions designed to access your current skills and your aptitude for certain industries. While you could visit a career counselor, our questions will get to know you better than any resume could ever portray. Sometimes, the perfect career means finding a whole new skill set based on your personality. 

You don't need to polish your cover letter for this quiz. Instead, you simply need to tell us about yourself. When you read our questions, take a second to reflect on the possible responses. Choose them as if your new boss were peering over your shoulder, but remember to be honest at the same time. Will your new career surprise you, or will it be exactly what you thought?

What do you like most about your current job?

Do you have a current resume?

How would your boss describe your work?

Can you type more than 35 words per minute?

Are you tech savvy?

Are you physically fit?

Were you ever fired from a position?

Do you enjoy working with children?

How would you describe your workspace?

Are you at all mechanically inclined?

What is your least favorite thing about your current job?

Have you ever worked in the retail or restaurant industries?

Would you mind wearing a uniform to work?

What kind of first impression do you make?

Do you know how to write a cover letter?

What would be your hospital job?

How do you follow up after an interview?

How good is your vocabulary?

What do you do at office parties?

How long have you been at your current position?

Do you ever procrastinate?

How would you feel about working with animals?

Which computer program are you best with?

How would you rank your people skills?

Which industry would you enjoy the least?

Would you consider going back to school?

What is your highest level of education?

How are your communication skills?

How would your co-workers describe your wardrobe?

What is most important to you in a new position?

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