The most popular and well known "Assessments" in the world are the Myers-Briggs and the Strong.
Michael T. Robinson
Founder - CareerPlanner.com
MBTI Certified Master Practitioner
Strong Trained & Certified
Career Transition Coach Trained & Certified
The Myers Briggs is used in a wide range of applications:
The Strong Interest Inventory is focused on careers:
Both the Myers-Briggs and the Strong are owned by Consulting Psychologists Press (CPP) who tightly regulates the training, certification, and delivery of these instruments. Only certified practitioners / consultants can offer these two assessments.
That's where I come in...
I've been trained and certified on the MBTI since 2004, and later, after years of hands on experience I earned the "Master Practitioner" level which requires advanced studies and actual practical application.
For the Strong, I was certified in 2011, although way back in 1999, I created our own Career Interest Test, which was our first product at CareerPlanner.com.
The MBTI is an online assessment that will take ~20 minutes. Over 26 different reports can be generated from a single MBTI assessment. We offer only the most popular reports.
The online Strong assessment will also take about 20 minutes and can generate as many as 13 different reports. Again we offer only the most popular reports.
For the ethical reasons mentioned above, we won't email your report until the day of the interpretive session.
For ethical and accuracy reasons CPP insists that each report is interpreted by a trained and certified consultant. That's me.
The interpretation session can be done over the phone, Skype, or similar method. The cost is included in the cost of the reports.
I know many of our customers just want to read their report and not have to talk to anyone. That's how I was when I first took the MBTI years ago. I did my best to avoid the consultant. After all, I'm an introvert.
There are very good reasons why CPP insists these reports are interpreted. The MBTI can at times provide the wrong personality type. There are many things in your life that can throw off the test results: stress, work situations, relationship problems, fatigue, intentional manipulation etc. Thus it's up to me to help you make sure we have your correct personality type.
The Strong on the other hand is rarely wrong. It has a built-in internal self check to make sure the assessment came out OK and was not manipulated by the test taker in anyway. However the Strong reports can be complicated and do require some explanation. Again, that's what I do.
Our online Career Interest Test will provide your Holland Code and will show you the careers that match your interests and those careers you might want to avoid. Plus it will explain why. All at a simple reading level. It takes 15 minutes and you will get your Career Interest Report just seconds after that.
Our Free Personality Type Test will help you discover what your 4 letter Personality Type is. It takes about 15 minutes, and it is FREE.
Our Advanced Personality Type Career Report will explain your 4 letter type and show you which careers are a match and which to avoid. It will also explain what you values might be and what type of work environment is a good fit.
If you are looking for career direction as well as maximum personal growth and self awareness, this is the package for you. It includes what we think are the 3 most useful reports available:
You will take both the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment and the Strong Interest Inventory Assessment.
The Strong will show you which careers match your interests.
The Myers-Briggs Interpretive report will provide your 4 letter Personality Type code - INTJ, ISTP, INTP, ENTP etc, plus a detailed description including the facets of your type. This goes way beyond your 4 letter type.
The Myers-Briggs Career Report will show you which careers have been proven to be a good fit for your personality type.
Customers who buy this package are usually looking for two things:
These are the three most powerful reports. It doesn't get any better. There is nothing else beyond this, except 1 on 1 career counseling.
This is the single most comprehensive and powerful MBTI® report available today
The "Profile" is the most basic Strong report. All other Strong reports include the Profile.
The Profile is a 10 page report that provides:
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Myers-Briggs, MBTI, Step I, Step II, and the MBTI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the MBTI Trust, Inc.,
Strong Interest Inventory, is a registered trademarks of CPP, Inc.
The CPP logo and Strong logos are registered trademarks of CPP, Inc.
CiT is a registered trademark of CareerPlanner.com Inc.
There is no affiliation between the CiT and CPP. CiT is a product that is wholly owned by CareerPlanner.com Inc.
Each order comes with a consultation / debrief via phone or Skype.
This session is used to ensure your test results came out OK and to help you interpret the reports.
Those wishing to have more time should purchase a career counseling package.
Psychometric AssessmentsPlease note that because the Myers-Briggs and the Strong are considered "restricted psychometric assessments," we are required to contact you and schedule your session before we can email the reports. This is both an ethical and legal requirement for anyone who is trained and certified to provide these assessments. Basically, the Myers-Briggs/Strong people want to make sure that their products are not used without an interpretation by a trained expert.