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Visual CV

Visual CV: Online CV Builder using various themes


Career GameThe Career Game matches personality to general career areas, with a brief description of both.

Career Interests Game: This is a game designed to help you match your interests and skills with similar careers. It can help you begin thinking about how your personality will fit in with specific work environments and careers.

Tests & Tools (Assessments)

The RHETI Sampler: The Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) Sampler is a free Enneagram test, which enables you to discover your personality type among the nine basic personality types of human nature.

Know your Own Mind: This Free Personality Test , which is based on the well-proven Eysenck Personality Questionnaire, provides the tools for a wide-ranging analysis of your personality, so you can know yourself better.

Online Career Tests from JobHuntersBible: Figuring out A Career through Taking Tests(Assessments)

Jung Typology Test: Upon completing the Jung Typology Test™ you will obtain your type formula, the strength of each of the preferences and the description of your type. It may help you to identify your lifestyle both in general, and with respect to specific areas of activity. You will also obtain a list of the most suitable career choices based on your personality.

VIA Me! Character Strengths Profile: The VIA Me! Character Strengths Profile is designed to help you easily discover the strengths you already have and gain deeper insight into what makes you who you are.

Practice Tests for Job Selection: There are 16 free practice tests to choose from and they will give you a good idea of what to expect during your actual job selection.

MAPP Test to assess Personal Potential: MAPP stands for Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential. MAPP measures an individual’s potential and motivation for given areas of work, and describes their temperament, aptitude, vocational interests and learning style preferences.MAPP is used to help individuals pinpoint where to apply themselves so they can choose careers and make life choices that are in sync with their natural motivations.

Keirsey Temperament Sorter: The Keirsey Temperament Sorter®-II (KTS®-II) is the most widely used personality instrument in the world. It is a powerful 70 question personality instrument that helps individuals discover their personality type.

Career Test from Future Proof Your Career: The FPYC Career Test is designed to provide you with valuable information that will help you move ahead with your career. The test helps you find fulfilling work, and creates a personalized career strategy for you that works with the latest employment trends of the knowledge age.

Big Five Personality Test: The big five personality traits (openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism) are the most common and best accepted scientific measures of personality

Career Exploration Tool: Find the jobs that suit your skills, knowledge abilities and interests. Read job descriptions to confirm your choice.

Insights, Advice, Guides and Tips

Career Exploration and Development: Kent State University has career tips that are more for students but apply to employed professionals as well

Career Tips from Career Builder: Although this is a US oriented website, the tips and guidance is useful anywhere

1367 Career hints and tips on Pinterest: Though it is for media jobs, the tips are useful across industries

28 Career exploration tips on pinterest:Lot of images on career topic by Casey Clark

Career Planning tips from The Balance Careers. This site has a lot of articles to help you achieve your dreams, with advice on education, training, important job decisions, career changes, and more

Career Transition and Career Management Articles from Career Lab

Career Resources Toolkit: A comprehensive set of free career development resources on every major job-search and career topic to help job-seekers find a better job or career.

Career Advice on various topics: has collected a variety of career advice resources to assist in your pursuit of specific career goals. This includes a diverse group of topics from general newspaper advice columns to specific interview-related recommendations.

Mind Techniques: 30 + techniques to make you feel good, increase your self-esteem, and make you more powerful and influential!

Job Search Advisor: Tips and Guidelines For Finding Employment

Performance Typology: A graphical and interactive concept map on what drives performance.

Discovering your Life Purpose: An article that helps you understand the concept of "Purpose of Life"

12 Tips for Personal Career Growth: Techniques and tactics from Xeros, that encourage personal growth and help keep it a priority

Career Advice Articles: has a collection of articles on job interview tips, handling retrentchment and tops ofr career success

Resume & Cover Letter Tips:Susan Ireland provides free tips and samples for resumes, cover letters, and much more!

What To Beware Of, In Searching for Job VacanciesJack Bolles has written various articles relating to job search here

More articles for Job Hunters from Jack Bolles

Career Coach Articles


Books Recommended by CareerCoach

Books Recommended by: Your Career Success Blog

Books By Dick Bolles (Author of What Color is Your Parachute)


Job Search Related Templates:The templates help you to organise your job search and help you to keep track of all your job applications.