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Tell me if you prefer blue, yellow, or red, and I’ll tell you what vocation you should be in.
February 17, 2010, 4:50 am
Filed under: FUN!, My life, Quirky, work

Yep, there is a color test to help you evaluate what career you should be in. You can take it here. I did. Here are my results. I don’t think the people in the accounting department at my work would agree with my results :). If you know me, I’d love to hear if you think this is correct.

Best Occupational Category

You’re an ORGANIZER

Keywords

Self-Control, Practical, Self-Contained, Orderly, Systematic, Precise, and Accurate

These conservative appearing, plotting-types enjoy organizing, data systems, accounting, detail, and accuracy. They often enjoy mathematics and data management activities such as accounting and investment management. Persistence and patience allows them to do detailed paperwork, operate office machines, write business reports, and make charts and graphs.

ORGANIZER CAREERS
Suggested careers are Administrator, Secretary, Printer, Paralegal, Building Inspector, Bank Cashier, Private Secretary, Statistician, Operations Manager, Financial Analyst, Bookkeeper, Medical Records Technician, Developer of Business or Computer Systems, Clerical Worker, Proofreader, Accountant, Administrative Assistant, Banker, Certified Public Accountant, Credit Manager, Store Salesperson, Actuary, Dental Assistant, Business Education Teacher, Food Service Manager, IRS Agent, Budget Analyst, and Underwriter.

ORGANIZER WORKPLACES
Your very careful, conscientious, conservative nature gives others the confidence to trust you with handling money and material possessions. Structured organizations that have well-ordered chains of command work best for you.

Suggested Organizer workplaces are large corporations, business offices, financial lending institutions, banks, insurance companies, accounting firms, and quality control and inspection departments.

2nd Best Occupational Category

You’re a DOER

Keywords:

Emotionally Stable, Reliable, High Energy, Practical, Thrifty, and Persistent

These adventurous types prefer action-oriented, concrete problems rather than dealing with thought-provoking, ambiguous, abstract dilemmas. Fields of interest include mechanical, construction, and outdoor careers. They might also enjoy working with machines, tools, and equipment to repair or build something.

Another quiz found the following, which I think describes me well (especially differentiating between interests and what I do):

Your Career Planner Quiz results appear below, grouped under “Interests” and “Style.” “Interests” are activities you enjoy, regardless of your skills. “Style” refers to the behaviors you use to get results. There are four possible rating categories organized by color.
  • RED = Expediting
  • BLUE = Planning
  • GREEN = Communicating
  • YELLOW = Administrating

Your Quiz Results

People with Blue interests like activities that allow them to be creative. This can be through more traditional visual arts, writing or musical pursuits although not limited to these. The creativity is often expressed in thinking of new ideas or strategies that can have a broad range of applications. Blue interests often like thinking about the future and planning for long term benefits. Hobbies include: performing or listening to music, attending theater, story telling, journaling, decorative arts, painting.
Career choices often are:
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Teacher
  • Strategic Planner
  • Consultant
  • Performing Arts
  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Research and Development

People with Yellow strengths are good at managing details and creating sophisticated processes that allow them to get complex work done. Once a game plan has been put in place, it is implemented. Their decisions are based on facts and carefully reasoned. When working with other people, they are fair and democratic and always can be counted on to deliver what they commit to.

 

HT: http://www.younghouselove.com/2010/02/pop-quiz-hue-man-resources/

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