Career Explorer & More

Each Missouri Career Center offers three nationally recognized assessment tools.  However, no single assessment tool will have all the answers. Listed below are additional on-line tools you can use.

Career Explorer

Career Explorer

This self-guided tool is powered by MERIC (Missouri Economic Research and Information Center).  Options for assessment and career exploration are matched with tools to find Missouri-specific occupational and educational information.

Click the button to the right to go directly to the Career Explorer Tool.

Other Assessment Resources

Explore a variety of self-led assessment tools.  Find the one which provides you the most useful feedbak, as you begin your journey to a new job or career.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. is an on-line resource for information on career counseling, finding a job and job preparation, especially for people with disabilities, veterans, family members and others.  Topics include: transitioning to the workforce, employment predictions, one-stop career centers, small business development and entrepreneurship.
Employability Checkup
The Employability Checkup provides a snapshot of a user’s ability to find employment with a specific occupation at a specific wage and location. is a free resource for individuals coping with and recovering from job loss. The site provides information and resource links on a wide variety of subjects including career planning.
My Next Move
Three main ways to explore careers, including an online O*NET interest assessment. Provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of each occupation highlighting important knowledge, skills, abilities, technologies used, simplified salary and outlook information, and links to find specific training and employment opportunities.
Skills Profiler
The Skills Profiler can create a list of user skills and match them to a job types that require those skills.
US Department of Labor Tools for Job Seekers
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Career One-Stop website provides access to tools for America’s Job Seekers, including career planning tools, career exploration tools, and more.