Assessment Tools The Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center ICPAC) offers a wide variety of services to help assess your career goals and educational needs. The CAREERS section offers interactive career assessment tools. Take the 5-10 minute Career Interest or the Merkler Style Preference Inventory. This site also offers information regarding financial aid and has dozens of links to associations and government agencies. This site offers an online assessment test identifying a person's motivations and how to use them for success in career and life planning. The site also matches your results to three O*Net job titles for free. Several in-depth appraisals and reports are offered for a fee. The Career Interests game allows you to match your career interests and basic skills with similar careers by exploring your interests and matching those to possible occupations. It uses the basic Holland codes. This site includes a variety of career development information culled from the University of Waterloo Career Development Manual. Web links from this site include both UW & non-UW resources related to topics such as researching job opportunities, assessing personal skills and interests, writing resumes, and evaluating job offers. This site provides placement testing for IUPUI students, online testing software for high school students and links to other university websites with testing information or services. Tests administered by the IUPUI Office of Development include the American College Test (ACT), Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), Miller Analogies Test (MAT), Professional Assessment for Beginning Teachers (PRAXIS), and the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). Bowling Green State University offers two college level courses in career planning. UNIV 131 - Career and Life Planning helps students assess personality, interests, values, aptitudes and abilities and has as an excellent "Values Inventory" integrated into the course. UNIV 331 - Career Exploration course includes self and career exploration, resume construction, employment search techniques, interview skills preparation, and discussions of the first job expectations and realities. In July 2000, Behavioral Technology, Inc. and Novations Group merged to become BT.Novations. BT.Novations helps clients understand and address key organizational factors to reduce unwanted turnover, improve productivity and profitability, and increase customer and employee satisfaction. Using a research-based approach, BT.Novations offers an integrated set of capabilities to address the areas of employee selection, development, and performance management. Resources include seminars on conducting behavioral interviewing, performance evaluations and identifying a position's core competencies and integrating them into the candidate selection process. This site has many features such as cover letter help, assessment tools (may require a fee), and an online bookstore offering the best books to assist you in your career. Its form letters and business lessons cover every aspect of the job hunt from door opening to termination settlements. William S. Frank has put together a real time saver. Developed by Directors of MBA Career Development at Harvard Business School, CareerLeader offers a complete online business career self-assessment program. The fee for this service is $95, with $20 discounts available to alumni of participating schools. Tools at this site include analysis of the goodness of fit between your interests, work values & abilities and various corporate cultures; rating of your entrepreneurial attributes; and assessment of your career weaknesses. The site offers follow-up personal career counseling for subscribers for an additional fee. CareerWeb provides job seekers with national and international job listings, an online resume service, and JobMatch, which notifies users through email when new job listings are posted that meet an individual's job search criteria. The site also includes an online bookstore and free articles on work-related topics such as gender relations and discrimination, critical thinking, working mothers, self-employment and empathy on the job. The Max M. Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University developed this site that has many sections devoted specifically to MBAs. "Business Connections" offers sites to potential employers, annual reports and financial information on publicly held companies. Students offer tips and hints about managing time and building workplace skills when you visit "MBA Survival Skills." Haven't found just the right business school yet? Check out "Finding the Right School." Many more features . . . every MBA should check out this site. Maintained by Consulting Psychologist Press, Inc., this site is essentially a marketplace that provides information on a variety of services and publications for job seekers, career counselors and human resource professionals. Resources include the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, along with materials for interpreting the inventory results; the Strong Interest Inventory; and the California Psychological Inventory. Drake Beam Morin, the worldwide leader in career management and transitional services, has created an alliance with the I.U. Kelley School of Business. It offers a comprehensive portfolio of career management, planning, and networking opportunities. Some of the free services include:

  • Assessment Tools - to find your best career fit.
  • Career Consultation - telephone consultation with a DBM professional.
  • Networking with fellow alumni.
  • Forums to participate in discussions on timely topics.
  • Online Career Resources - career management, job search and resume programs, current articles by career stage.
  • Job Leads through the Virtual Job Fair, Internet Resources and other links.
  • JobMatch - a matching service that automatically matches a candidate's professional experience and job function preferences to employers looking for candidates.
There are some fees for a few of the assessment tests. I.U. alums and students will need a password which is provided free to students on the BPO website under "Self Assessment Tests." This commercial website promotes its products on selecting, interviewing, placing, and promoting people. Hundreds of firms use their products. Targeted selection is a proven accurate, legal, and credible system for putting employees through an interview-based selection and promotion tool. The site features the latest in selection technology, motivational assessment software, behavioral simulations, and training materials. Futurestep is an executive search service for management professionals brought to you by Korn/Ferry International, the world's largest executive search firm, and The Wall Street Journal. Serves mid-level professionals with a free and confidential service in areas like consulting, legal, IT, HRM, accounting, finance, marketing, sales, etc. Upon registering, you get customized feedback on culture, positions, industries, etc. including personal motivators and estimated market value. Focuses on the $60-$200k experienced market. Does not advertise jobs but asks if you want your information send to a specified job. HumanMetrics is Israel-based company founded in 1995 to provide Internet online testing in the field of human typology and relationships. Company's team consists of psychologists, psychophysiologist, mathematicians and has 30 years of experience in application and development of comprehensive tests. describes a personality indicator that gives insight into how and why people understand and approach the world in such different ways. It's called the Myers-Briggs Type IndicatorŪ Instrument. This instrument, also referred to as the "MBTIŪ Instrument" or "the Indicator" provides a useful way of describing people's personalities by looking at their preferences on four scales (extraversion vs. introversion, sensing vs. intuition, thinking vs. feeling, and judging vs. perceiving). There is a fee for this assessment. As a non-profit organization, Tallent Alliance offers your company the opportunity to benefit from the latest Internet technologies and human resource strategies for career management. Once your company becomes a member of the network, you may request a password access to our 12 Career Centers, 57 Workshops, and the proprietary Career LifeLine services. These services provide you with interactive skill development resources, personal survey instruments, online learning sources, job search tools, outplacement support, career planning strategies and industry research to help you pursue your field of work.