Big Rowan Ackison (greensh) wrote,
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Career Matching...

What's your career based on interests/personality? The below will attempt to tell you.

1. Go to http://www.careercruising.com/.
2. Put in Username: nycareers, Password: landmark.
3. Take their "Career Matchmaker" questions.
4. Post the top results.

I find it really interesting how many of these involve working with my hands and creative functions. And how few things I have done in my life that involve either of those skills.

My results are below. Here's how they match to my current career. My main job is as a project manager (#25). I love to do database development (#21). I am doing website design for both work and myself (#2) and I support the databases I design (#3).

1. Multimedia Developer
2. Website Designer
3. Computer Support Person
4. Industrial Designer
5. Interior Designer
6. Computer Programmer
7. Desktop Publisher
8. Cartoonist / Comic Illustrator
9. Fashion Designer
10. Computer Engineer
11. Costume Designer
12. Set Designer
13. Video Game Developer
14. Webmaster
15. Business Systems Analyst
16. Computer Animator
17. Exhibit Designer
18. Artist
19. Graphic Designer
20. Web Developer
21. Database Developer
22. Medical Illustrator
23. Craftsperson
24. Potter
25. Project Manager
26. Animator
27. Electronics Engineering Tech
28. Electrical Engineering Tech
29. Avionics Tech
30. Broadcast Technician
31. Optical / Ophthalmic Lab Technician
32. Industrial Engineering Tech
33. Engineering Tech
34. Diesel Mechanic
35. Helicopter Pilot
36. Pilot
37. Small Engine Mechanic
38. Motorcycle Mechanic
39. Mechanical Engineering Tech
40. Aircraft Mechanic

The database designer aspects pretty much describe what I enjoy in work:

Database Designer:
Primary Aspects
Understanding computer programming Like very much
Organizing and storing information
Learning about the applications of computers

Secondary Aspects Your Response
Planning how work is to be carried out
Problem solving by seeking new ideas
Asking questions and interviewing people

Other Aspects Your Response
Explaining ideas and information to people
Work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
Providing advice
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