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Know Yourself: Skills & Abilities

1. Matchmaker & My Skills

  • Complete online: Log in to Career Cruising (see Quicklinks) and select Assessments. Register for an account or log in to My Plan.
  • Matchmaker & My Skills (non-standardized) is a combined assessment:
    • assesses interests and identifies related career fields and occupations (Matchmaker); and
    • assesses your level of confidence in required skills (My Skills).
  • No fee to complete and receive your results to critically review: Do I agree with them? Disagree? Not sure?

2. Strong Interest Inventory with Skills Confidence Inventory

  • Complete online: Strong: Interests & Skills (click here)
  • Strong Profile with Skills Confidence Reports (standardized): Review options for completing combined assessments of your interests and confidence in performing specific skills.
Strong Interest Inventory and Strong logo are registered trademarks of CPP, Inc.

3. Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES)

  • Complete at the Career Centre: Stop by or contact us to arrange a time.
  • TOWES (standardized): Assesses your essential or employability skills in Reading Text, Document Use and Numeracy.
  • Requires approximately 3 hours to complete.
  • If interested in completing the TOWES, please contact the Career Counsellor for more information.