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What career best fits your personality? This free career test can give you insight into your career personality. Based on a characterization of your personality in terms of Holland Code personality types, you will learn what kind of work environments and occupations suit you best. The results of this career test provide you with a list of professions and occupations that fit your career personality. Choose a career that matches your preferences and you will increase your chances of being successful!

Aboriginal Construction Careers

The Aboriginal Construction Careers website includes tools and information for Aboriginal Persons exploring and preparing for a career in Construction. It contains a How to Guide to enable employers to develop a workable and sustainable approach and lists programs or initiatives to increase numbers of Aboriginal workers getting a job in the construction industry. Information on ES is integrated throughout the How to Guide. The website also provides numerous ES profiles of industry related occupations.

Alberta Learning Information Services – OccInfo

Search for occupational information based on title, industry, or NOC code.  Check out over 500 occupations and get all the details, from duties, working conditions, salaries and advancement opportunities to personal characteristics and educational qualifications.

Alberta Work Search Online

Looking for work? You’ve come to the right place. Alberta Work Search Online will help you make the most of your online work search. During the work search process, you will: identify the skills and experience you have to offer identify potential employers and job opportunities market your skills and accomplishments to potential employers. Here you’ll find the information, examples, links and exercises you need for every stage of your work search.

Assess Yourself | CAREERwise Education

Find careers that match your work skills, interests, and values. Career assessment tools ask questions to help you learn about yourself and careers that fit you. These tools will not tell you what to do. They help you explore options and decide for yourself. View

BC Employment Training Hub

Learn about the BC Employment Training Hub, a new tool that was developed to support information sharing about training and professional development opportunities for career practitioners in BC. The tool displays training information from users in an interactive geo-map and was developed in partnership with experts from UBC Okanagan.

BESI – Barriers to Employment Success Inventory

Identify Barriers to Getting and Succeeding on a Job

Featuring extensive revisions based on customer feedback, Barriers to Employment success (BESI) is now easier to use and more helpful than ever!
Makes an ideal screening tool for administrators and counselors as well as an empowering motivator for clients!
This best-selling assessment gives individuals a quick and easy way to identify the hurdles and obstacles that stand in the way of their job success. Though it takes only 20 to 30 minutes to complete, this powerful inventory not only helps people conduct a more effective job search, it helps them be more successful on the job as well.

Test takers rate 50 simple statements covering five categories: Personal and Financial, Emotional and Physical, Career Decision-Making and Planning, Job-Seeking Knowledge, and Training and Education. After users have identified their barriers, BESI suggests ways to overcome them and helps individuals develop an action plan that can be used in group or individual career counseling.

This new edition has a lower reading level (seventh grade), simplified scoring, new and revised items, and additional validity and reliability data. In addition, BESI’s fourth step now focuses on suggestions for overcoming barriers, while the fifth step devotes more space to developing a plan.

This assessment works well with other JIST-materials, including the Barriers to Employment Success Workbook and theBarriers to Employment Success video.

Best Career Picks

Best Career Picks offers comprehensive career information on hundreds of occupations. Each profession lists job descriptions, education requirement, training information, employment projections, salary, and more. Our aim is for our readers to make well-informed decisions about their career and education. Whether you’re deciding on what major to take or what job to apply to, Best Career Picks can help you assess the different options available to you.

bigfuture – Career Exploration

Lists careers ideas and lists majors that fit with the user’s interests.

Biotechnology Human Resource Council

This site includes information on obtaining a biotech career guide (listing profiles of 50 jobs, academic programs, and information on current and future trends), an inventory of training programs and a job board.

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