CareerScope Assessment

Report
It is a:
Computerized Career Assessment, Reporting
System
That measures both aptitude and career
interest to help
adults begin the career or educational planning
process.
Interest Inventory – Helps to target key areas of
Interest. It measures and identifies a user’s
attraction to careers that correspond to the
U.S. Department of Labor’s Interest Areas.
Artistic
Plants/Animals
Mechanical
Business Detail
Accommodating Industrial
Lead/Influence
Selling
Scientific
Humanitarian
Protective
Physical Performing
The versatility allows for assessment of one or more people
at the same time, and customers can proceed at their own
comfortable pace.
It is self-administered, customers work on different
workstations, and the entire assessment process takes only
60 minutes or less to complete.
The Interest Inventory includes work activity statements to
which the customer responds with one of three choices:
LIKE
?
DISLIKE
Each of the items draws from one of the twelve GOE (Guide
for Occupational Exploration) interest areas. The 145 items
must be answered and it is not timed.
CareerScope’s powerful and flexible
reporting system allows you to tailor output
to address the needs of both the customer
and professional staff.
There are 3 reports that can be obtained
from the CareerScope Assessment:
◦ Assessment Profile
◦ Counselor Report
◦ Summary Report
Assessment Profile – provides easy-to-understand score
displays, graphs, and explanations, as well as career
recommendations that focus upon the integration of the
customer’s aptitude and interest profiles.
Counselor Report- provides the counselor with a quick
overview of pertinent assessment information in a
tabular format.
Summary Report – is a graphical overview of assessment
information.
There are 7 assessment tasks to be
completed:
Pattern Visualization
Numerical Reasoning
Word Meanings
Computation
Object Identification
Abstract Shape Matching
Clerical Matching
The ability to “catch on” or understand
instructions and underlying principles; the
ability to reason and make judgments.
Assessment Tasks:
Pattern Visualization- 30 items
Numerical Reasoning- 23 items
Word Meanings- 30 items
The ability to understand the meaning of
words and to use them effectively. Ability to
comprehend language, to understand
relationships between words, and to
understand the meanings of whole sentences
and paragraphs.
Assessment Task:
Word Meanings- 30 items
The ability to perform arithmetic operations
quickly and accurately.
Assessment Task:
Computations – 30 items
Numerical Reasoning – 23 items
The ability to perceive pertinent detail in
objects or in pictorial or graphic material.
Ability to make visual comparisons and
discriminations and see slight differences in
shapes and shadings of figures and widths
and lengths of lines.
Assignment Tasks:
Object Visualization – 30 items
Abstract Shape Matching – 30 items
The ability to think visually of geometric
forms and to comprehend the twodimensional representation of threedimensional objects. The ability to recognize
the relationships resulting from the
movement of objects in space.
Assessment Task:
Pattern Visualization – 30 items
The ability to perceive pertinent detail in
verbal or tabular material. Ability to observe
differences in copy to proofread words and
numbers, and to avoid perceptual errors in
arithmetic computation.
Assignment Task:
Clerical Matching- 30 items
Refer to your handout for examples of report
results and recommendations.
For further information contact:
Beverly Duncan
[email protected]
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Non-automated assessment tools used by
Region 8 for WIA and Welfare Transition
customers are available on the flash drive you
received in your Summit package.

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