Strong (Strong Interest Inventory)
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What is the Strong (Strong Interest Inventory)?
The Strong Interest Inventory is a self assessment instrument that career development professionals , for example career counselors , use to help high school and college students, as well as adults, discover their interests .
They can then use this information to assist with career and educational decision-making.
The Strong Interest Inventory contains ___ items.
The Strong Interest Inventory ask users about their preferences in regard to:
This instrument should be used with:
other self assessment tools including value and personality inventories and skill assessments, as well as informal means of discovering suitable occupations
The Strong Interest Inventory is presented in ___ sections:
The sections of the Strong Interest Inventory are:
General Occupational Themes (GOT)
Basic Interest Scales (BIS)
Occupational Scales (OS)
Personal Styles Scales (PSS)
General Occupational Themes (GOT) refer to:
General Occupational Themes are six broad areas that represent the personality types that were defined by John Holland, a psychologist.
He believed that work environments could also be categorized into these six types. Your scores are compared to the average scores for your gender to determine your interest levels for each of the six types, referred to as themes on the report. You are then presented with your Holland Code, which indicates your highest themes. The report will also include information about the interests, work activities, potential skills, and values associated with each theme.
Holland believed that all people fall into one or more of six types based on their interests and approaches to life situations, these 6 types are:
Basic Interest Scales (BIS) section refers to:
This section of the report tells you what your top interests are, based on the work and leisure activities, projects and course work that you found most motivating and rewarding. These interests are categorized under the General Occupational Themes.
Occupational Scales (OS) section refers to:
To get the results for this section, your interests are compared to the interests of people of the same gender working in 122 occupations. A list of occupations is then generated. It contains those occupations in which people whose interests most closely match the individuals work.
Personal Styles Scales (PSS) section refers to:
This section tells you what your preferences are regarding work style, learning environment, leadership style, risk taking and team orientation. It is helpful to have this information as you begin to research occupations that you might want to pursue.
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