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Careerpath Test Results Notes for David Virgil Hobbs
as of  1:58 PM 3/6/2010
Here is the email that I sent to careerpath using their form at  after doing their tests:
My notes re my test results at careerpath:

1213 pm result

The Dewey Color System® is now the world's most accurate career testing instrument.
This report based on your personality traits indicates your two most enjoyable day-day-day occupation skills. It’s a summary of the full report, the Color Leadership Evaluation 5.0.

“Studies indicate workplace enjoyment is the key to success. So as you read, consider only “Was I mostly having fun at work?” Disregard your present and past employer’s environment.

Best Occupational Category

You're a CREATOR


Nonconforming, Impulsive, Expressive, Romantic, Intuitive, Sensitive, and Emotional

These original types place a high value on aesthetic qualities and have a great need for self-expression. They enjoy working independently, being creative, using their imagination, and constantly learning something new. Fields of interest are art, drama, music, and writing or places where they can express, assemble, or implement creative ideas.

Suggested careers are Advertising Executive, Architect, Web Designer, Creative Director, Public Relations, Fine or Commercial Artist, Interior Decorator, Lawyer, Librarian, Musician, Reporter, Art Teacher, Broadcaster, Technical Writer, English Teacher, Architect, Photographer, Medical Illustrator, Corporate Trainer, Author, Editor, Landscape Architect, Exhibit Builder, and Package Designer.

Consider workplaces where you can create and improve beauty and aesthetic qualities. Unstructured, flexible organizations that allow self-expression work best with your free-spirited nature.

Suggested Creator workplaces are advertising, public relations, and interior decorating firms; artistic studios, theaters and concert halls; institutions that teach crafts, universities, music, and dance schools. Other workplaces to consider are art institutes, museums, libraries, and galleries.

2nd Best Occupational Category



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. 

  • Section I: You and Your Team
    This personality overview section highlights your natural workplace talents—the tasks you pursue with passion. You'll learn how your natural strengths complement those of your coworkers and how, joining forces, you can resolve on-the-job dilemmas.
  • Section II: Your Key To Success
    Here you discover your capacity for dispelling disruption and maximizing profitability. Use this proven, beyond-self-perception advice to create a more positive career path free of detours.
  • Section III: Managing Strengths and Weaknesses
    Your evaluation's highest and lowest scores result in this section's recommendations for staying on-track in your career and reversing wrong turns. In focusing on your talents and missteps, you'll re-stoke your energy and enthusiasm for managing costly mistakes.
  • Section IV: Leadership Power Moves
    This final section identifies your "street sense," those power moves that turn obstacles into insignificant details. Here suggestions based on your color-ranked evaluations will guide you towards making the most of an interview or harnessing your fast-paced workday

Welcome david!
25 of your top 75 careers
2008 National Employment Matrix
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Employment, 2008 Projected Employment
Change in Employment
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26-50 “Enjoyable” Occupations for david

26 Secondary School Teacher (not special or vocational education) 1,087,700 1,184,100 96,400 9 More Info
27 Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor 275,800 314,400 38,600 14 More Info
28 Fire Fighter 310,400 367,900 57,500 19 More Info
29 Lawyer 759,200 857,700 98,500 13 More Info
30 Financial Manager 539,300 580,500 41,200 8 More Info
31 College Professor 1,699,200 1,956,100 256,900 15 More Info
32 Interior, Commercial, or Floral Designer 71,700 85,600 13,900 19 More Info
33 Receptionist or Information Clerk 1,139,200 1,312,100 172,900 15 More Info
34 Medical Assistant 483,600 647,500 163,900 34 More Info
35 Actor 56,500 63,700 7,200 13 More Info
36 Procurement Clerk 81,500 86,200 4,700 6 More Info
37 Daycare Teacher 457,200 543,900 86,700 19 More Info
38 Maintenance and Repair Worker 1,361,300 1,509,200 147,900 11 More Info
39 Middle School Teacher (not special or vocational education) 659,500 760,600 101,100 15 More Info
40 Supervisor/Manager of Retail Sales Worker 1,685,500 1,773,900 88,400 5 More Info
41 Insurance Sales Agent 434,800 486,400 51,600 12 More Info
42 Loan Officer 327,800 360,900 33,100 10 More Info
43 Writer 151,700 174,100 22,400 15 More Info
44 Food Service Manager 338,700 356,700 18,000 5 More Info
45 Advertising and Service Industry Sales Agent 166,800 178,900 12,100 7 More Info
46 Retail Salesperson 4,489,200 4,863,900 374,700 8 More Info
47 Graphic Designer 286,100 323,100 37,000 13 More Info
48 Physician or Surgeon 661,400 805,500 144,100 22 More Info
49 Counselor 113,300 140,400 27,100 24 More Info
50 Teacher/Instructor, Adult Literacy, Remedial Education or GED 96,000 110,400 14,400 15 More Info

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\Career Planner Quiz  Career Tests  CareerPath_com.mht
One issue with this: answers would be different depending on whether the amount paid by the occupation is taken into account.
Interpreting Your Results
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 Yellow interests like activities that allow them to gather information and then analyze it. They like to create systems that organize their world so that there is a process that governs all activity. People with yellow interests enjoy spending their time managing the details that enable people and organizations function seamlessly. Hobbies may include: record keeping, statistician for sports team, personal investment management, puzzles, home computer.

Career choices often are:
  • Accountant
  • Compliance Officer
  • Historian
  • Financial Management
  • Administration
  • Auditor
  • Researcher
  • Office Management
  • Computer Science
People with Blue strengths are good at building long term relationships with others that are based on trust and respect. They are sensitive to the individual needs and concerns of others and respond with great understanding and intuition to emotionally difficult situations. They are good at making complex decisions because they will take the time to carefully evaluate their options so they make the best decision the first time. An additional strength they often have is to think about the future and put plans and strategies in place that are focused on long term goals.

At the top, the score is in terms of out of 15, anthropologist,
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