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    Potential Benefits of the Self-Directed Search (SDS)

    The Self-Directed Search (SDS) is the most widely used career interest inventory in the world. It was revised in 2013 and provides a guide to educational and career planning. The following are benefits you may receive from completing the inventory:

    Your career aspirations with a list of possible career options derived from your responses.
    A three-letter Summary Code based on which of six different personality types best represents your personal interests and skills. You action plan will benefit from seeing your Summary Code in relation to the six different personality types.
    An overview describing Holland’s six personality types to explore similarities and differences that can sharpen your understanding of your results.
    A written report that will allow you to gain self-knowledge and explore potential educational and life/career choices. This could help you choose a career with a higher likelihood of personal success.
    A list of occupations based on your Summary Code, links to detailed descriptions of each occupation, and the level of education required corresponding to each occupation listed. When reviewing the Occupations section make sure to focus only on the occupations that are at your educational level or above.
    A list of fields of study based on your Summary Code, and links to occupations corresponding to the programs of study listed.
    A list of leisure activities based on the first two letters of your Summary Code.
    Lastly, a list of Next Steps to increase the quality of your career decisions. This is the information you will likely need to create a game plan for success.

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