Check out these resources below to help you plan, research, assess and organize your journey towards your Dream Career. Each of these resources are FREE, and I’ve used every single one! Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions about the resources, or are curious as to how to properly use the tools in your own journey.
Not sure what it is you’re good at? Have you taken my free quiz yet? Answer a few fun questions to determine your hidden talent. Then work with me to determine how to use your hidden talent as a Career!
I take this same test pretty much every 5 years since I first discovered it as a Psychology student in University. The MBTI is an introspective questionnaire that indicates psychological preferences in how we perceive the world around us, and how we use that perception to make decisions. There are 16 different types. Find out yours with this free version.
I personally love writing in journals and have been doing so since I was a little girl. For those that don’t mind having a digital version, Penzu is an awesome, free online journal that can keep your thoughts and photos secure and with you at all times. This is a great tool for the discovery phase to help you learn more about yourself and what your dream career looks like for you.
If you like to keep projects that you’re working on organized and in one place, Asana is an awesome online tool that can help. It’s free to use and you can create different boards and folders to keep track of everything. When you’re job hunting it would be ideal to keep track of the organizations and positions you apply for. You can keep all the details like the job posting, your tailored resume and any correspondence with the recruiter all in one place.
As a non- Graphic Designer, programs like Canva are a lifesaver. Templates for pretty much any type of graphic you need to spruce up presentations, social media posts, flyers and so much more. You can use Canva to level up your application, or to stylize your website and feed to help make you stand out to recruiters. Best of all, Canva is free to use. They do offer a Pro version that would include more fonts and images.
This is a great way to explore most positions within the Canadian market. And even if you’re not in Canada, it still will provide you with valuable insights in any position you’re interested in. It will provide you with information about the occupation, current job openings, wages, career prospects, skills, job requirements and more! Whenever a client is trying to discover their dream job, doing an analysis like this will help you to see the current and future potential of each job.
This is an excellent resource for anyone who is having trouble choosing a career. There are several quizzes which can help you identify your strengths, work preferences and interests, and then see which careers might suit you best.
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