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a geologist working in a field with electronic equipment
job example of a welder working
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Career Test Work Personality Analysis

The Career Test trusted by Companies, Universities, and Human Resource Departments around the world.

10M questions answered 987+ careers & videos
Instructions

Answer all 60 questions as they pertain to you in a fulfilling work environment. There are no wrong answers. If you are undecided, choose the answer that describes you more often.

Outgoing and Sociable
Factual and Realistic
Objective and Analytical
Flexible and Spontaneous
Reserved and Introspective
Idealistic and Theoretical
Empathetic and Sentimental
Structured and Decisive

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Over 24 years helping millions discover the careers that fit their strengths

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"I loved seeing my career FIT scores... Very helpful!"
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This free career assessment is your first step to finding your purpose.

Free Version Includes:

  • Your Income Potential
  • Your Personality Strengths
  • Your Work Environment Preferences
  • Your work-from-home and best-fitting career potential

Your free assessment integrates with your Premium Dashboard.

Paid Version $19.95 Includes:

  • Your Best Careers List
    • Detailed with Videos
    • Save your favorites
    • Sort by salary, education, and more
       
  • Your Work Personality Strengths Report
    • Ten segments of your personality strengths when you are working
       
  • Career Research
    • 900+ modern careers
    • Your FIT Score for each career
       
  • How to Get Started in Every Career
    • Education and Training Requirements
       
  • Companies Hiring Near You
    and more

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Your solution to the question,
"What is the perfect career for me?"

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FAQ

Why is CareerFitter better than other career assessments, aptitude tests, and career quizzes?

CareerFitter's career test assesses your work personality strengths and then integrates a second test, the CareerFitter aptitude assessment. The results of these two powerful assessments combine to compare your strengths to hundreds of job characteristics and generate your FIT Scores for over 900 modern careers.  Discover your list of best careers and see how your strengths compare to any career.

The Premium Career Dashboard allows you to save your favorite careers. Report details include: how to get started, videos, salary, education information, and a conveniently integrated job search that puts you one click away from  companies hiring for every career.

CareerFitter also generates your unique Personality Fingerprint to share your work strengths with employers or friends.

Is the career test free?

Yes. This is the free career test also used by universities and companies to discover work personality strengths, income potential, best careers' FIT scores, optimal work environment, management style, and more.

Within your free results, you can save your Premium Report and access every career feature with a one-time purchase and a satisfaction guarantee.

What is the FIT Score?

FIT score exampleYour FIT Scores are numerical values that reflect how closely the characteristics of a particular career or job align with your personality strengths. A higher FIT score indicates a career that will utilize more of your natural strengths, improving your ability to make the right career choice.

The FIT Score technology is exclusive to CareerFitter and requires both CareerFitter's work personality assessment test (offered as the free career test) and aptitude assessment, also known as the A3 test.

Because CareerFitter includes over 1000+ modern careers, the process involves over 200,000 calculations per user! 

Is this a good career quiz for students as well as adults?

Yes, this career test is suitable for both students and adults. Students should consider their experiences in academic group projects or other collaborative settings, while adults can reflect on their professional experiences.

CareerFitter's test is tailored to identify an individual's work personality strengths, catering to a wide age range from young adults to experienced professionals. It helps align these strengths with suitable career options.

What are the circles above the progress bar?

career assessment progress circles for personality characteristics These represent the characteristics of your personality being evaluated in real-time. Every question you answer impacts a work personality characteristics.  A dominant characteristic has been identified when a circle progresses beyond halfway. 

How accurate is this career test in finding my best career options?

CareerFitter's tests are recognized for accuracy, having been reviewed and endorsed by psychologists. With over 24 years of experience in career assessment and millions of individuals evaluated, CareerFitter is a trusted leader in the field. Its widespread use spans corporations, universities, colleges, career coaching professionals, and even professional sports teams globally.

The weakness with all career tests is a person's ability to answer questions about themself accurately.  CareerFitter addresses this by offering the test for free, designing it with technology to enhance accuracy, and providing a satisfaction guarantee.

How does CareerFitter’s test differ from other career placement tests, assessments, and quizzes?

CareerFitter specializes in analyzing work-related personality traits to identify an individual's strengths and characteristics. It stands out by incorporating the A3 assessment, which evaluates a person's natural aptitudes and aversions in various work environments. CareerFitter then assesses how these unique personality traits and preferences align with the characteristics of various careers and jobs.

This analysis generates a tailored list of the best career options for the highest level of job satisfaction. Other career tools in the Premium user dashboard include the personality fingerprint, numerical FIT score for every modern career, career research, videos, and integrated job search.

How much time does it take to complete the career test?

Depending on the examinee, it should take 10-20 minutes.  There are no wrong answers.

If I'm unsure how to answer a question, could answering wrong affect my results?

CareerFitter uses four key factors to help assure results: 

  1. Expert Design: The questions and answers are crafted by experts to encourage instinctive responses. Trust your first impulse when answering.
  2. Built-in Superfluity: Every single test has a unique combination of questions and answers. This ensures that no two assessments will be identical despite the millions of tests being conducted.
  3. Planned Redundancy: If you're unsure about one question, other questions will reassess similar aspects of your personality, offering multiple opportunities to capture your true traits.
  4. Question Help: When available, a dropdown will provide additional context and insights to help you understand the scenario better.

Can I print my free career test results?

Yes. You can print the results of the free career test.

If I purchase the Premium Results, is there a recurring monthly charge?

No. CareerFitter does not store purchase information, and per the purchase agreement, CareerFitter offers a money-back guarantee.

Do you have the test in other languages?

No, our test is in English. Consider using a language translation option.

Who developed the career test?

Careerfitter developed its first online career test in 1998 and has been a leader in career tests for over 20 years.
Learn more about how CareerFitter began.

What is the best type of career test for me?

The best assessments are backed by scientific research and schools of psychology. Since there are many types of career tests, the first step is determining what you would like to discover about yourself. Then, choose the test or assessment that evaluates that area of your need.

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Other types of career tests and job assessments:

Desire tests help you find careers that fit your desires. They give insights into your desires and interests by helping you organize your thoughts. They often ask you questions about the requirements or conditions of a career or job and if that requirement or condition sounds desirable to you in a work environment.

Aptitude testing helps determine your natural aptitudes, including skills, abilities, and qualities necessary to perform the functions of a job effectively. These assessments can also evaluate specific cognitive abilities such as problem-solving, critical thinking, numerical reasoning, verbal comprehension, and spatial awareness.

Personality tests use questions typically designed by psychological research to determine your general personality outside of a working environment. These types of tests help you understand a more holistic view of your personality and how you will interact with others even when you are not working.

IQ tests measure intellectual ability by evaluating cognitive skills such as memory, problem-solving, and processing speed, which directly contribute to one's level of intelligence. It's important to note that while intelligence can be enhanced through learning and education, IQ tests only measure a specific subset of cognitive abilities and may not capture all aspects of intelligence.

Explore these other types of career tests.

 

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