Choosing a college before finding careers that match the way a child is wired is like shooting an arrow without a target.
PeopleRight Careers puts first things first.
Our state-of-the-art career assessment instrument collects information on 27 characteristics in 4 key areas. Other companies measure only one or two areas and do not include the critical spiritual/motivational gifts assessment.
Behavioral Traits describe how we think, process information, and see the world around us. Are you best suited to a fast or slow-paced career? Are you cooperative or competitive? Introvert or extrovert? Do you like things flexible or structured? Do you need certainty or are you more of a risk-taker? Work better alone or as part of a team? Rely on logic or trust your gut?
Occupational Interests focus on what you’d like to do, like promoting change through ideas, products, and services. Or are you interested in helping people and promoting the welfare of others? Would you rather be involved in scientific activities and research or work with tools, equipment, and machinery? Or are you more interested in tasks that require imagination, creativity, and original ideas?
We are all three-part people—body, soul, and spirit. On the physical level, we are flesh and bone and operational systems. Deeper still lie our thoughts, will, and emotions. Deepest of all is the spiritual level. And just as each of us is born with unique physical, intellectual, and emotional attributes, so too, God has equipped us with spiritual or motivation gifts that determine how we relate to and interact with others on our most intimate and powerful level.
Spiritual gifts reveal what drives us. The prophetically gifted see things in black and white and seek to speak up for what is right. Servants would rather do than talk and seek to free up others from routine tasks. Teachers are curious, analytical, and knowledgeable and seek opportunities to teach others. Encouragers are people people, gifted at mentoring and building others up. Contributors are thrifty, money-minded, and value-minded who seek to be generous resource providers for worthwhile causes. Leaders seek results by orchestrating people, projects, and resources. And the merciful seek to emotionally support people, especially those who are hurting.
Analytical Styles reveals the way you think and reason and is the most predictive of the four areas. It measures your verbal and math skills and the way you use words and numbers as a basis in reasoning and problem solving. The results provide an index of expected learning, reasoning, and problem-solving potential.
Then, we compare your student’s results with similar information collected from top-performing professionals in more than 200 careers.
Finally, we show you and your student how to use this “wiring diagram” to pick the right college, select the right major, and make the right choices throughout the college years and into a successful and satisfying career.
“You will be most effective when you use your spiritual gifts and abilities in the area of your heart’s desire, and in a way that best expresses your personality and experiences. The better the fit, the more successful you will be.”
Rick Warren, author
The Purpose Driven Life