Career tools (e.g ladders, transition tools, etc.)

The Career Key Website

Launched in 1997, The Career Key offers free, high-quality career guidance and exploration tools through easy to use, practical self-help articles and activities. Topics include Learn More About Yourself, Identify Your Skills, Learn More About the Jobs that Interest Me, Military to Civilian Transition, and High-Quality Decision-Making.


For a nominal fee, The Career Key also offers a 10 to 15 minute, scientifically valid interest inventory and career test based on Holland's Theory of Vocational Choice, the most popular and well-respected theory in career counseling. Users receive a valid score for all 6 Holland personality types, are shown over 250 occupations that match these types, and linked to comprehensive, accurate information about each one from the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Matching occupations are organized into unique, easy to explore work groups:


Group Purchase Discount: $1 per test taking when at least 30 are purchased:


Using PDF eBooks, you can match your test results to the USDOE's Career Clusters and Pathways and all college majors, training and instructional programs. You can learn more here:


Choose a College Major, Training, or Instructional Program


Choose a Career Cluster or Career Pathway


This website is ad and registration-free, with 10% of website sales donated to charity.

Best Uses Expert help with choosing a career, making a career change, and choosing a career cluster, career pathway, college major or training program.

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