The Career Direction Finder is a short psychometric evaluation that assessed temperament, work interest, arithmetic ability and English language proficiency with the intention of predicting study direction at a tertiary institution.
It uses theoretically sound approaches to temperament and interest, clearly linking these to possible occupational directions.
The Enneagram and Temperament
The Holland model of Occupational Interest
Non-verbal and verbal ability
The assessment may be conducted on screen using a module built into the interpretation system. This times those processes that require time limits and conducts the entire process without the administrator needing to be particularly involved. Alternatively, the questionnaire may be administered using a booklet and answer form. The paper and pencil approach that the latter method employs is often more reliable for those who are challenged by computer technology and takes this factor out of the equation.