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Worksearch Assessment System 

Job hunting is never an easy process. It can be especially daunting if you have not been in the job market for a long time.

Two critical actions to take as you begin your job search are to 1) assess your own interests and skills and 2) to see what jobs might be available in your community.

AARP Foundation has developed a comprehensive assessment system specific to your needs. This system helps you assess your work interests and personal characteristics as well as your workplace and transferable skills.  The system will also help you see what jobs are currently available in your community and link you to the application process.

This system will help you zoom in on the most promising job openings. Do your research and you can match your job search to fields that demand your skills and the areas that match your interests.

By clicking on the link below, you will be able to start your job search in several ways.

 

You can select "Job Search"

  • From there, you may select one or more of the 19 different broader job categories in which the user may have an interest.
  • After selecting the most appropriate job categories and clicking on "Search," the system will display "Job Category Results."
  • You can then scroll through the results and select the job title or titles that are of the most interest.
  • You can then select "View Job Profile" on any of the job titles to access the "Job Display" page which lists the details and core and related skills for the job.

 

 

 

You can select "Job Match"

  • From there, you may click on "Start Now" and complete either or both of the self assessments: Work Interests and Personal Characteristics.
  • Once one or both of these assessments is completed, the system will display a "Job Match" page.
  • You can then scroll through the results and select the job title or titles that are of the most interest.
  • You can then select "View Job Profile" on any of the job titles to access the "Job Display" page which lists the details and core and related skills for the job.

 

 

 

Click here to begin using the First Step Assessment system.