What’s Your Career Path?
Our careertyping report analyzes your personality DNA and offers career-focused insights, based on your interests, motivators, social expectations, and strengths, to empower you to make informed career decisions. careertyping uses an advanced, rigorously-tested methodology that compares your personality to 22 major job areas and gives you a list of specific careers that are ranked based on how well they match your personality. Using positive psychology, careertyping ensures you understand the strengths that you uniquely bring to the workforce.
See How Well Your Personality Matches to Different Careers
Whether you’re a student facing your first career-related choices or a professional looking to make a change, we understand that the complexity of career decisions is daunting and can have far-reaching consequences. We launched the careertyping report to meet the needs of individuals facing career uncertainty that may not have the resources to commit to a career coach or career counselor. It’s all self-interpreted, scientifically reliable and valid, and backed by Birkman data. Kickstart your career path and optimize your interview process by finding out what career opportunities your personality is fit for.
What You’ll Take Away
A list of job areas and job titles generated by how similar your personality is to people who are satisfied in those jobs
- Life, physical & social science: Chemist
- Management: Marketing manager
- Engineering & architecture: Computer hardware engineer
Your preferred styles of leading or managing others
- Leading by example
- Planning strategies for the team
- Exercising authority
Customized insights based on how your personality may impact your job search
- Though money is important to us all, you will be happiest in a job that matches your value system
- You may fail to give yourself time to relax because you are so concerned about finding work
- You may well benefit from some physical activity immediately before the interview
How Accurate is careertyping, Anyway?
careertyping is a methodology that allows you to create informed, science-backed action plans for the best careers for your unique personality. These insights are based on seven decades of rigorous research and testing.
The information careertyping provides is scientifically reliable and valid to make easy career choices and help you develop your career.
What you need to remember is that personality is never absolute, and everyone has their own story and values to overlay on their careertyping results. Therefore, for the most accurate understanding of your results, you must use your judgment to understand why and how your career matches may resonate with you.
Birkman aligns with positive psychology—an area of scientific study dedicated to flourishing in one’s life. Positive psychology researchers have found that your well-being is directly correlated to feeling engaged in your work. careertyping, these findings fuel our mission—helping you find the right career that fits your unique personality.
careertyping is the best self-discovery tool to help you discover and take steps toward your future career. Our scientifically-sound assessment methodology is unmatched by any in the marketplace, empowering insights that enhance your job search and help you knock it out of the park in your interview process.
Your careertyping Experience
1. Take the careertyping questionnaire
- Expect to spend about 30 minutes taking the questionnaire
- There are 298 multiple choice questions. But don’t worry—there are no wrong answers
2. Immediately download your results
- Your customized, interactive PDF is available as soon as you complete the questionnaire
- Start your careertyping discovery!
3. Explore the insights
- See how careertyping analyzes more personality data than other career tests
- Click on your career matches to find out details about the role (including salary information) using O*Net, the nation’s most robust database of occupational information
Doing Your Research Before You Start?
We respect that.
With careertyping, you’ll receive your results immediately after taking our questionnaire. Along with your results (in PDF format), you’ll gain access to The Department of Labor’s O*Net, the nation’s primary source of occupational information. O*Net gives you access to:
- Education and skills needed for different jobs
- Average salary by location
- Demand trends and job openings by industry
- And much more!
The FAQ library below should cover most of your questions about careertyping. If you have any additional questions about our unique approach or what to expect, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How is careertyping different from other personality assessments?
A. Careertyping is unique, as it examines both your behavioral traits (strengths, needs, and leadership traits) and occupational interests. It is important to have both data points when deciding which careers are best for you, because who you are as an individual is equally important as what you enjoy doing. You will gain valuable insights about your personality, occupational interests, natural leadership traits, and tips for approaching your interview that are all custom to you!
Q: I reviewed my careertyping report—what should I do next?
A. Take time to review your report data and respond to the Career Synthesis and Type Your Story sections of the report. Make sure to explore your career options in O*Net by clicking on the job title links in the report.
After you’ve done your research and hypothesized about your future path, talk it over with those close to you to get their perspective. Consider previous experiences you’ve found energizing and inspiring. With these data points, you can then start to refine your career plan.
Q: What if my dream job is not a top career match in my report?
A. Just because you don’t have a high match to your dream job doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t continue to pursue that career. We encourage you to talk with individuals in the field to learn more about the “ins and outs” and see if it’s what you’re expecting. Consider things like: your motivations may be different from other people in that field, you may bring a different set of strengths to the occupation than most people do, or you may face different challenges in your career than others do.
Q: I want to purchase careertyping for someone else—how can I do that?
A. To purchase careertyping for another individual, you should:
- Complete the purchase online
- Forward the email you receive from us containing the link to the careertyping questionnaire to the desired individual
- Let the person know about careertyping, share this website with them, and wish them luck!
Please remember that the email we send contains a unique hyperlink to take the questionnaire. This means that if you forward it to someone else, they’re taking “your” questionnaire for you.