Career development and job sites
The Career Conversation : knowledge forums and guides
www.nztalent.org.nz - hear from people in different roles and businesses about their own careers and what they look for when they hire
The Future of Work
Secondary school students
Heather Carpenter - Your 21st Century Career
Roman Krznaric - How to Find Fulfilling Work
Michelle Gibbings - Career Leap: How to Reinvent and Liberate Your Career
Heather Carpenter - The Career Maze
Teen brain development: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse...
Self assessment tools
There are many types of self assessment tools available. “Career/career personality tests” should not be seen as stand-alone tools as they are only one piece of the “puzzle” and should be considered as part of a wider process of self understanding and career development coaching.
Working with a career coach is important to help make sense of all the information and resources, helping you to clarify directions and support your decision making process.
The following are general tools that can help support self awareness and learning about aspects of yourself that can help you to understand what sort of career may help you "find your purpose".
The Holland Code career inventory looks at which jobs are likely to suit your interests, talents, and aptitude ($USD19)