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I was wondering what type of job would fit me beause I don't know what job to do in life.. and so I took this test:
http://www.high-school.devry.edu/per.../questions.htm

Here's my result. What's yours? (tip: paste results in MS Word, copy them and paste them here)



You are a humanitarian.
As an independent and original thinker with strong beliefs and personal integrity, you enjoy using your knowledge to help others.
Choose a career that takes advantage of your commitment, determination and persuasive skills, such as:
Healthcare Administrator
You make healthcare work! Like every other business, healthcare facilities need good management to run smoothly. Healthcare administrators plan, direct, and oversee the delivery of health services. You'll get to see the positive effects of the medical system every day.
Interpersonal and multi-tasking skills, as well as a caring nature and a desire to help others.
  • Supervise the delivery of health services
  • Manage healthcare employees and other staff
  • Create budgets for a department or facility
  • Monitor patient and employee feedback
Customer Service Representative
Simply the best! You'll want to give your clients the best service possible. Customer service representatives usually take over WHERES salespeople leave off: after the sale is made, but when ongoing contact is needed.
Excellent verbal communications skills, a warm personality and attention to detail.
  • Meet regularly with clients
  • Assess ongoing needs and concerns
  • Supply solutions to client problems
  • Track costs and handle billing
HR Manager
Be a real "people person." Human resources managers help support a company's employees. You'll help recruit new employees, get them "settled in" and provide training and information on company policies, benefits and processes.
Good written and verbal communication skills; good negotiating skills.
  • Run background checks
  • Prepare new employee manuals
  • Conduct orientation
  • Maintain employee files
  • Interview potential employees
Financial Analyst
Be the bottom line. Financial analysts track how their company performs in terms of profit and loss. You will help provide the information on which a business bases its most important decisions.
Excellent math skills, as well as strong written skills.
  • Monitor stock markets
  • Manage investments
  • Report on financial findings
  • Project future revenue
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Interesting


Field Service Technician / Electrical Installer Take your job on the road. Field service technicians and electrical installers install, maintain and repair complex electronics equipment in offices and homes. You'll travel from site to site, tackling different challenges every day.
Good eyesight and color perception; patience and good communication skills.
  • Install, maintain and repair equipment
  • Communicate with customers

Medical Technologist Science in action. Medical technologists are designing the next generation of medical tests and machines, including MRIs and artificial limbs and organs. These jobs combine a thirst for discovery along with a desire to help people.
Excellent logic and reasoning skills, a desire to learn and a curious nature.
  • Research and develop new products
  • Perfect existing devices
  • Perform tests and studies

Probation Officer Help people make a fresh start. Probation officers work with criminal offenders to help them as the readjust to society after spending time in prison, jail or juvenile detention centers. It¿s an opportunity to help a segment of society that many people don't like to think about.
Compassion, good organization skills and communication skills.
  • Read criminal case histories
  • Understand the conditions of each parole situation
  • Meet with parolees regularly

Network Service Technician Give me a call! Network service technicians troubleshoot computer and network problems and help computer users. Every problem is like a mystery that needs to be solved. You¿ll help people and use your technical skills at the same time.
Patience, good social skills and public speaking skills.
  • Analyze and resolve problems
  • Install, modify, clean and repair computer hardware
  • Train people on how to use software and hardware
  • Oversee daily network performance

Sales Manager Three words: work on commission. Most salespeople get paid on a commission basis, that means the more you sell, the more you make. You'll love getting to meet people, solving their problems with your company's products and getting rewarded in cash for your good work!
A warm and outgoing personality, good speaking skills and the ability to work both independently and in teams.
  • Travel to and meet with clients
  • Understand client needs and concerns
  • Understand product/service offerings
  • Track sales statistics and prepare reports
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You are a problem solver.

Your strong attention to detail and unwavering belief in reason help you tackle complex problems with patience and skill. Choose a career that makes the most of your analytical skills highly independent nature and ingenuity, such as:

Game Developer / Programmer

Get in the game! Game and simulation programmers plan and write video game software, while game developers write the game's blueprint or storyline. You'll constantly use your planning skills and creativity to come up with new ideas and bring them to life.
Excellent communication, mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Develop the theme and rules of the game
  • Outline the flow of game play
  • Determine game outcomes
  • Control the look, speed and placement of sound in games
Computer Security Manager

If you're a hacker, here's your chance to go legit. Computer security managers keep computer systems and websites as secure as possible. You'll stay up to date on the latest viruses and find ways to protect your company¿s biggest secrets.
Attention to detail, problem solving abilities and written and verbal skills.
  • Uncover weak areas
  • Install systems that protect against threats
  • Interact with staff members and outside vendors or clients
Wilderness Adventure Leader

Help people in the great outdoors. Whether for enjoyment or team building, wilderness adventures can be a great way to combine a love of nature with an outgoing personality. You may need additional training or certification beyond a business degree for this career.
Charisma, physical strength and great interpersonal skills. Love of the outdoors.
  • Organize, supply and conduct tours
  • May market and attract clients
  • May handle billing and other administrative duties
Biomedical Engineer

Make people better through technology. Imagine designing the artificial limb that helps a car crash victim walk again, or working on the lasers that have helped thousands of people see without glasses. Biomedical engineers solve medical and health-related problems by combining their knowledge of medicine with their knowledge of engineering.
Good analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Research solutions
  • Develop and evaluate systems and products
  • Design devices used in medical procedures
Network Administrator / Network Engineer

Get it together. Today, people need to be able to connect instantly across offices and around the world. Network administrators and engineers design, install and support networks, Internet and intranet systems.
Analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work in teams.
  • Maintain network hardware and software
  • Analyze problems
  • Make sure the network is available
  • Identify and evaluate system requirements
  • Plan and implement network security measures

Funny enough am doing chemical engineering at uni lul
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Great results. Ironically, Sageofsixthpaths, the functions listed for you are the ones I got a degree for. It might be that I'm in the wrong field of work.. I still have to figure things out.
Your profile fits with your current degree though. I've also been told that I fit in chemistry-related jobs because I have great attention to detail.

I'm quite surprised from the varied results!
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As @571122 mentioned, I have a degree in the job titles that Sageofsixthpaths has posted and instead I have these:

Healthcare Administrator
Financial Analyst
Customer Service Representative
HR Manager

I demand a refund.
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(Original post by UWS)
As @571122 mentioned, I have a degree in the job titles that Sageofsixthpaths has posted and instead I have these:

Healthcare Administrator
Financial Analyst
Customer Service Representative
HR Manager

I demand a refund.
Oh my, I didn't think anyone would have the same results as I did! Nicely done!
Well, in any case, it's just a test.. It doesn't necessarily give professional and/or correct advice. There's no information on the correctness of this test.
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You are a listener.

Your strong work ethic, devotion and perception are valuable traits. And your commonsense perspective and down-to-earth approach to problems will be greatly appreciated in a variety of fields.

Same jobs as AngryRedhead.
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(Original post by AngryJellyfish)
You are a listener.

Your strong work ethic, devotion and perception are valuable traits. And your commonsense perspective and down-to-earth approach to problems will be greatly appreciated in a variety of fields.
Thanks for taking the test! Which jobs came out?
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Thanks for taking the test! Which jobs came out?
I edited my post, but you beat me to it. Same jobs as AngryRedhead. :yes: (Field Service Technician / Electrical Installer, Medical Technologist, Probation Officer, Network Service Technician, Sales Manager).
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You are a realist.
Trustworthy, practical and hardworking, you are a detail specialist. Your accuracy and ability to concentrate on the task at hand are valuable traits in many industries.

Accountant/Internal Auditor, Computer Engineer, Healthcare Administrator, Statistician.

All boring AF imo, the first one is the only one I could see myself doing.
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"You are an artist" excuse me m8 what are you on.

"You are an imaginative, adaptive and inspired person. Life, for you, is an exciting drama." errr

Then it gives me 4 things involving social stuff or teamwork (Guidance counsellor, Entrepreneur, Project Manager, Information Graphic Designer) despite me having the social skills of the average household teapot, and some boring thing (Multimedia producer).

This test ain't very good I'm sorry.
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(Original post by Retired_Messiah)
"You are an artist" excuse me m8 what are you on.

"You are an imaginative, adaptive and inspired person. Life, for you, is an exciting drama." errr

Then it gives me 4 things involving social stuff or teamwork (Guidance counsellor, Entrepreneur, Project Manager, Information Graphic Designer) despite me having the social skills of the average household teapot, and some boring thing (Multimedia producer).

This test ain't very good I'm sorry.
Because a test goes against your expectations, it isn't very good? Odd science.
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We had to do one of these tests in school and my top three were puppeteer, bailiff, and interior decorator :colonhash:

You are a diplomat.

You are an approachable, idealistic person and a natural leader.

Choose a career that takes advantage of your energy, charisma and organizational skills, such as:


HR Manager

Be a real "people person." Human resources managers help support a company's employees. You'll help recruit new employees, get them "settled in" and provide training and information on company policies, benefits and processes.

Good written and verbal communication skills; good negotiating skills.
Run background checks
Prepare new employee manuals
Conduct orientation
Maintain employee files
Interview potential employees


Project Manager

Project managers make sure work flows smoothly from start to finish, whether the project is building a multi-million dollar hotel, creating an ad for a sports car or developing a new software program. You'll be responsible for making sure the job stays on track, on time and on budget.

Strong organization, time management and customer service skills.
Define what needs to be done
Create project status reports
Manage customers and internal teams
Monitor budgets, deadlines and quality


Marketing Manager

Do you know what people want? Marketing managers use their understanding of people to sell products and services to them. You could work with creative people in advertising as well as the people who develop the products and services to make them more desirable.

Good persuasive and communication skills, creativity and a high level of self-motivation.
Estimate the demand for products and services
Identify potential customers
Develop pricing strategies
Monitor trends in advertising and on the Web
Help promote products and services


Hospitality Manager

How can I help you? Hospitality managers are responsible for the daily operations of restaurants, hotels or other establishments that serve customers. You'll make sure that the customer has an excellent experience. It's great getting to meet and work with so many people each day.

Charisma; good interpersonal and organization skills.
Coordinate department activities
Supervise inventory and ordering
Recruit and monitor employee performance
Assist in the development of menus and service offerings


Sales Manager

Three words: work on commission. Most salespeople get paid on a commission basis, that means the more you sell, the more you make. You'll love getting to meet people, solving their problems with your company's products and getting rewarded in cash for your good work!

A warm and outgoing personality, good speaking skills and the ability to work both independently and in teams.
Travel to and meet with clients
Understand client needs and concerns
Understand product/service offerings
Track sales statistics and prepare reports
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Mmmmmmmmmmanager! Haha, that sounds nice! Do you like these manager jobs?
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Mmmmmmmmmmanager! Haha, that sounds nice! Do you like these manager jobs?
Apparently I'd better get used to them :rofl2: Nah, I do like managing projects and stuff and I'm managing one or two things voluntarily at the moment but specifically I'd like to be the lead of an animation department or something one day
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Because a test goes against your expectations, it isn't very good? Odd science.
No but when a test goes directly against anything I know of myself and anything any other test of its type claims to know of me then it's quite probably not very good.

That's slightly better science, no?
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