With the glut of free online career tests, it would be easy to get excited about the seemingly magical results they seek to provide to a persons career search.
But do they work?
One of the attractions of them is that they can be fun to complete and provide presumably quick answers for someone seeking career change advice.
However there are problems on a number of fronts when a person completes one of these assessments.
Results of such tests provide a list of careers* that supposedly suit a person's personality type and thereby assist them in finding a career that suits them.