Know Your Strengths

Know Your Strengths

Take the Next Step

What are you good at? What do you enjoy? Understanding who you are and what you excel at is the first step toward discovering what you want to do with your future. These online resources will help assess your personality type, interests, abilities, and values—and identify which career opportunities may be right for you.

Career Compass

Sometimes you may be at crossroads and are unable to decide between career options. Career Compass provides labor market information according to the NOC codes which you can search here.

It also includes quizzes that help you identify your strengths, work preferences, and interests and help you make that decision. Choose from a range of Ability Quizzes, Work Preference quizzes, and Strongest subjects related quizzes to help you decide on your career goals. Knowing your skills and the skills that are in demand will get you started toward a productive and satisfying career. Take the skills test Career Compass.

Career Trek

Looking for a career as a Data Scientist, a Project Manager, or maybe an Interior Decorator? Watch day-in-the-life video episodes of your desired roles and get a deeper understanding of the job duties and essential skills required for the role.

These videos can help young people make informed decisions about their future occupations. No matter what your background is or where you are in your career, there is something for everyone. Discover the diversity in workers across our province and learn what makes their careers rewarding.

Watch over 160 short videos of people in a variety of jobs here at Career Trek BC.


What type of job best fits your personality? Studies show that people whose careers match their personality type are more likely to be happy and successful in that role. Truity is a site where you can take the famous personality test by Meyers-Briggs. There are 16 personality types, and this website gives examples of jobs that are well-suited to each one. Combine knowledge of your personality and data about the Canadian labor market to choose a career for long-term success at Truity. Check out the tab on careers that match your personality type.

National Occupational Classification (NOC)

The NOC is an overview of job titles, responsibilities, and immigration “points.” If you are looking to apply for permanent residence post-graduation, the NOC will help you determine what jobs will give you the necessary “points” to qualify.

To find your job code:

  • Scroll down to the “Find your job title, code and skill type” and enter a position title.
  • Select the correct area of employment from the drop-down menu, noting the 4-digit NOC number on the left side column and the skill level on the right.
  • Click on the position and then enter the 4-digit NOC number in the “Quick Search” box on the new page.
  • Review the employment requirements, duties, and any additional information you may need for that position title.

Your New York Tech Plan

Your plan for taking courses at New York Tech is currently developed in collaboration with the Dean of your program. Career Services recommends that students take internships toward the end of their studies. Employers have expressed a preference for internships in the final semester so that they can hire students after graduation.

New York Tech enables and equips all its students with premium paid resources to prepare them for their dream job. This includes acquiring new skills, finding the right jobs, and preparing for the big interview.

New York Tech students can access these paid resources for free using their SSO credentials. While you’re still a student, you should consider what you’ll do after graduation. Your degree will be a passport to career opportunities around the world. Plan for your future success today by utilizing some of the recommended resources

Next Steps

Okay, you’ve finished your assessment and have a good idea of which career you want. Now it's time to dig in and continue your research. We have a wealth of information on professional development opportunities, salaries, advice from recruiters, and other job-seeking tools.

Visit our career resources page

Contact Us

If you have any further questions or need any assistance, please contact Vancouver Career Services at