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Does Your Personality Fit Your Career?

Does Your Personality Fit Your Career?

By Ryan Mack I remember my second year in college, and about my third intended major change, my dad asked me if any of my advisers had given me a copy of the book, What Color is Your Parachute (a.k.a...the job-hunter's bible). I remember thinking at the time how stupid that sounded. All I was interested in... Read More »

Enneagram Uncovers Nine Personality Types at Work. Which Are You?

Enneagram Uncovers Nine Personality Types at Work. Which Are You?

At work, are you a Perfectionist, a Troubleshooter, a Sage or a Top Dog? Maybe you're a Helper, a Producer or a Connoisseur? According to the ancient theory of the Enneagram, which dates back to Homer's time (750 B.C), there are nine different personality types, and they cover pretty much everyone. Popular... Read More »

Career Test: How Colors You Hate Can Lead to a Job You Love

Career Test: How Colors You Hate Can Lead to a Job You Love

Dewey Sadka, Career Expert Did you know that the colors you like and dislike indicate your "Career Enjoyment Factor," or your personality's best career path? Consider these sometimes overlooked facts: 1. When you love what you do, you do a better job and get promoted. 2. Employers hire those who they believe... Read More »

How Important Is Your Handwriting On A Job Application?

How Important Is Your Handwriting On A Job Application?

Scott Petullo is a graphologist, so naturally for this interview I typed out some questions and e-mailed them. It seemed the safest route for asking an analyst just what might be read into our job applications by potential employees. My objective was to find out about how sloppy handwriting might be perceived by... Read More »

The Results:  Which CEO are You?

The Results: Which CEO are You?

Some of the world's most successful CEOs and entrepreneurs took very different paths to success, from how they approached high school and college, to how they act as adults. Are you The Visionary or The Fashionista?? Here are the full results. Read More »

Are You An Asker Or A Guesser?

Are You An Asker Or A Guesser?

Bored at work? AOL Jobs is publishing a career quiz every week to keep you entertained. This quiz was so popular with readers when it originally ran that AOL is republishing it. When your boss asks you to do something you're not all that excited about, do you: A: Grudgingly accept the assignment and... Read More »

Five Online Career Quiz Sites That Will Help You Define Your Calling

Five Online Career Quiz Sites That Will Help You Define Your Calling

There are plenty of online quizzes to waste your time with, from which Jonas Brother you should marry, to what kind of animal you were in a previous life. But the one type of quiz worth your time is a career quiz. An online career quiz can give you an idea of your interests, your ideal workplace environment and... Read More »

Your Career is In the Cards (of Destiny)

Your Career is In the Cards (of Destiny)

Revised January 2011 A simple deck of playing cards can reveal fascinating secrets about you, your career and your colleagues, according to Lisa Osborne, a popular radio host who began studying the science of Destiny Cards as a lark, but has now made it into a successful vocation. "Using this ancient system... Read More »

Career Test Controversy - Is Testing Your Career Skills Valuable?

Career Test Controversy - Is Testing Your Career Skills Valuable?

Many job seekers who are looking for some guidance on setting a career path are often directed to take a career test. A series of questions meant to define your interests and point out a suitable career choice, career tests are sometimes looked down upon as being more of a hindrance rather than a helpful... Read More »

Work Like Your Nail Color, Even if It's Nude

Work Like Your Nail Color, Even if It's Nude

With all the negativity and depression clouding the working world these days, author/radio host Mary Foley thinks it's time to lighten up a little -- or at least to add a little color. She's been through all the ups and downs the economy has had to offer, and she chooses to look on the bright side, which is an... Read More »

Quiz: The Best Job For Your Personality Type

Quiz: The Best Job For Your Personality Type

One of the first things a career coach might ask you to do when you begin working with her on a career change is to take a personality assessment test, for example, such as the testing developed by The Myers & Briggs Foundation. These personality tests are intended to gauge how you interact with other... Read More »

Quiz:  Are You Satisfied by Your Job?

Quiz: Are You Satisfied by Your Job?

CareerBuilder.com The average American spends a lot of time at work -- more than 1800 hours a year -- but do you love your job or are you frequently daydreaming about being somewhere (or anywhere) else? A lot of things play a role in your job satisfaction besides the actual work itself. Your emotions, skills,... Read More »

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