"Portfolio Career" Self Test — or Am I Someone Who Would Love to Have One?

Note: either take the self scoring test that follows, or you make take an on-line test by clicking HERE.

1. Having flexibility is one of my top values. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

2. I enjoy working on several different tasks/projects at the same time. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

3. Having stability is one of my top values. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

4. I am a risk taker. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

5. There are things (possible careers) that I love, but that don't pay enough money. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

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6. I can accept making mistakes and having failures. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

7. I feel that I am a perfectionist. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

8. I enjoy working on deadlines. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

9. I am self-directed and self-disciplined. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

10. I would prefer to have a high paying job that I "hate" than a low paying job that I "love." a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

11. I embrace and thrive on change. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all.

12. Others' opinions and comments mean a great deal to me. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all.

13. I have "chutzpah." a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

14. I work well under pressure. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

15. I enjoy challenges. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

16. Financial security is extremely important to me. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

17. I feel that I have control over my future and can make it "happen." a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

18. I tend to have my own high standards. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

19. I am lively and energetic. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

20. I have the ability to see things, problems, situations or situations in other ways. a) very true, b) somewhat true, c) not true at all

Scoring of Self-Test:

1. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 2. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 3. a - 0, b - 3, c - 6 4. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 5. a - 0, b - 3, c - 6 6. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 7. a - 0, b - 3, c - 6 8. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 9. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 10. a - 0, b - 3, c - 6 11. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 12. a - 0, b - 3, c - 6 13. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 14. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 15. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 16. a - 0, b - 3, c - 6 17. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 18. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 19. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0 20. a - 6, b - 3, c - 0

Scores:

90 to 120: Will thrive with a “Portfolio Career" (do you have one already?)

66 to 87: Well suited for a “Portfolio Career" — will handle it well!

45 to 63: Questionable — would need to change some habits, beliefs and behaviors to enjoy a “Portfolio Career”

0 to 42: Not at all — a “Portfolio Career” would drive you crazy!

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