If you have not already done so, review the "Strong Interest Inventory Profile and Interpretive Report," linked in the Resources for this discussion. Describe how you would present the assessment results for Jane Sample. Be certain to provide a description of what the inventory measures, including what it can and cannot determine. As a final task, incorporate Osborn's (2012) cross-cultural research to address ethical considerations in administering career assessments to diverse populations.
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This first part I am going to write as if I am addressing Jane Sample directly, and it will be in quotation marks. I will incorporate Osborn's (2012) cross-cultural research at the bottom.
"Jane, we are going to go over your Strong Interest Inventory Profile results. Before I start, I want to remind you that this assessment only measured your interests and not your abilities. You might be highly interested in something but not have the skills to perform certain tasks or occupations within that interest. You need to balance your interests with your abilities.
There are six themes that this assessment measures. You scored high in social, moderate in artistic, little in enterprising and conventional, and very little in investigative and realistic. This means you are interested in activities or projects that involve working with others, involve helping others, where you can be creative, and gives you the chance to be understanding. You are ...
A sample person's results for the Strong Interest Inventory Profile are given and then interpreted. Then the idea of ethnocentrism within assessments is examined.
Measures of Personality
Select two standard personality assessments used in business and industry. Keep in mind that these need to be actual, reputable personality assessments, which have data to support their use, such as the Myers-Briggs tool. The simple quizzes that one can find easily on the Internet are not acceptable subject matter for this assignment.
Research the development and use of each test and their stated reliability and validity. In a 1,050 to 1,400-word paper, summarize the focus of each test, and address the following points:
a. How the test works
b. The circumstances under which using the test would be indicated
c. The stated reliability and validity of the instrument
d. The factors that users of such tests should consider
e. Your opinion of the usefulness of the test based on your research.
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