Tools



CV Builder

This site requires registration. This will allow you to enter your career history as you would on an application form. At the end, it will format the CV and give you a choice of great looking layouts.

One Step Up

Find your education and training options in 60 seconds. It works!

Career Guide – What job’s right for me?

This site requires registration. For graduates in UK, but for the academic part you can choose any of the drop down choices. It should not adversely affect your results. It will not give you a definitive answer, but it will be a good starting point for a conversation with your Job Coach.

My Next Move

This is a U.S. site so the paths towards careers are different, but it has some useful exercises for translating your interests in to potential career choices. It might be a good place to start and a useful building block for further conversation.

Strengths Finder … and much more

This site requires registration. There is a lot of evidence that building on strengts leads to more positie outcomes. This site will allow you to discover your strengths as well as a whole range of tests that give you greater insight into yourself as well as the words to sell your qualities.

100 Jobs Exercise

Pick your top 12 jobs and figure out which is best for you.

The Career Interests Party Game

This game is designed to help you learn about your interests and skills, since knowing your personality and the kinds of things you like to do can help you to find work environments and careers that are good matches for you. Download and PLAY!

Career Anchors

The concept of the Career Anchors was introduced by Edgar Schein. A Career Anchor is something that develops over time and evolves into a self-concept, shaping an individual’s personal identity or self-image. Download, complete and DISCUSS!

Big 5 Personality Test

This is one of the most widely accepted tests for extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness, conscientiousness and openness to experience. Neuroticism is the aspect negatively correlated with good work outcomes. It is useful to be aware of this and manage around (not fight) it.

Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory

Have balance in your time perspectives. Are you not enjoying the moment as you work towards a promised outcome, that is then not what you think it’s going to be? Take the survey and DISCUSS!


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