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My Kind of Work

Realistic
If you enjoy "Realistic" kinds of jobs, you are likely to be technically and/or athletically inclined. You like to work alone and enjoy using your hands or tools to build, repair or grow things. You usually dislike working at a job where you help people solve their problems. Mechanics, carpenters and farmers fit into this category. You tend to be stable, frank and practical.

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Conventional
If you enjoy "Conventional" kinds of jobs, you are likely to be detail-oriented and enjoy working with words and numbers more than working with people. You enjoy following directions and learning procedures. You usually dislike working without structure. Accountants, secretaries and bankers fit into this category. Your tend to be orderly, efficient and self-controlled.

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Enterprising
If you enjoy "Enterprising" kinds of jobs, you like working with people. You enjoy influencing others, selling, and leading. You dislike repetitive tasks and working on a lot of detail associated with numbers. Real estate agents, hotel managers and politicians fit into this category. You tend to be energetic, persuasive, domineering and ambitious.

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Social
If you enjoy "Social" kinds of jobs, you like to help others. You enjoy teaching, helping, training and healing people. You dislike working with machinery and heavy physical labor. Nurses, teachers and social workers fit into this category. You tend to be understanding, helpful, tactful and cooperative.

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Artistic
If you enjoy "Artistic" kinds of jobs, you prefer working with your mind. You enjoy creating new things, being innovative, and using your imagination. You dislike rules and heavy physical labor. Musicians, interior decorators and architects fit into this category. You tend to be imaginative, idealistic, original, intuitive and expressive.

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Investigative
If you enjoy "Investigative" kinds of jobs you prefer working alone with information. You enjoy observing, learning, and solving problems. You dislike repetitive tasks and working continuously with other people. Scientists, detectives and mathematicians fit into this category. You tend to be analytical, independent, curious, intellectual and precise.

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