Do you have a young person in your life struggling to find a college or career direction? Through the use of some seriously cool psychometric assessments, iBridged Career Coaching empowers students (8th grade and above) to achieve greater satisfaction in both college and career planning, and healthy and performing relationships - while winning at life!
The Strong Interest Inventory® instrument is a powerful tool that can help you make satisfying decisions about your career and education planning. Designed to be used by individuals without an interpretation session, this personalized and interactive report empowers individuals to identify and pursue a a college or career path that aligns with their interests and personality.
Even if you are just starting to considering education options for career preparation, you can benefit from the wealth of information reflected in your Strong results. Understanding your Strong Profile can help you identify a college major or, a career focus and begin your career planning and exploration process. Keep in mind that the Strong measures interests, not skills or abilities, and that the results can help guide you toward interesting, fulfilling and rewarding careers, work activities, education programs, and leisure activities—all based on your interests. As you review your Profile, remember that managing your college path or career, is not a one-time decision but a series of decisions made over your lifetime.
Why use The Strong Interest Inventory®? Because it is based on time-tested, empirical research, the Strong has been used by 99 of the top 100 schools on the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list. It has proven to be invaluable for students investigating particular majors or exploring the world of work. It is also used by career counselors, coaches, and outplacement agencies to assist first- time career seekers or those in career transition. It remains the gold standard instrument for career development.
Empowers students—from high school to college— to discover their true interests so they can expand and explore various career options or specific college majors that match those interests
- Guides individuals currently in the job search process
- Provides validation for individuals who are considering a change of career to one more aligned with their interests
- Is updated regularly to reflect the latest changes in all fields of work and study and to maintain relevancy, with high levels of reliability and validity
The Strong Interest Inventory® (Strong) assessment is one of the world’s most widely respected and frequently used career planning tools. For over 85 years the empirically based assessment has helped countless individuals—from high school and college students to midcareer workers seeking a change— in their search for a rich and fulfilling career.
HOW IT HELPS:
The Strong Interest Inventory assessment is ideal for a wide range of applications, including the following:
- Choosing a college major—helps students uncover their career interests and identify which areas of study are appropriate or required for a particular field. Realize your college dreams the right way, the first time!
- Career exploration—introduces the world of work and it’s potential by identifying student’s interests and demonstrating how they relate to various college majors, occupations and careers.
iStart Strong REPORT
Based on results from the Strong Interest Inventory assessment, this personalized and interactive report empowers your students or clients to identify and pursue a career path that aligns with their interests and personality. This 8-page report is designed to be used by individuals without an interpretation session.
StrongProfile, High School Edition
This personalized 10-page report paints your students or clients a clear picture of how their specific interests and preferences link to various jobs, work settings, and career fields. Use it to help them expand their career options and chart an action plan toward a fulfilling career. The Profile provides information on the following Strong measures:
- Individuals’ top 10 occupations, hyperlinked to O*NET
- GOTs: Their top Themes describing their work personality in areas such as interests, work activities, and potential skills
- BISs: Their top 5 interest areas, as well as areas of least interest
- OSSs: Their top 10 potential occupations based on similarity of their interest patterns to those of satisfied workers in a given occupation
- PSSs: Their preferences for different ways of approaching people, learning, leading, making decisions, and participating in teams