Struggling to move forward in your career? Stuck because you have no idea what you want to do? Well, check out my favorite online career tests that will help point you in the right career direction. And, the best part is they’re FREE! (Some of them have premium options, but the free version is just fine!)

  1. Sokanu – This is my favorite career test because it is very visual, easy-to-use and free! Not only does it present you with a list of ideal jobs at the end, but it also explains what you can do with different degrees and links to job postings. The questions ask you to rank how much you would enjoy doing different activities. I recommend all of my clients take this because it’s informative and really enjoyable! Who knows, you may come up with some careers that you have never thought could be an option!
  1. 16 Personalities – If you are a fan of personality tests and want to know why you do things the way you do, check out this test. This test isn’t as focused on careers but does offer general career suggestions for each personality type.


  1. My Next Move – My Next Move is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, and even though it’s affiliated with the government, it’s really useful. Not only does it have over 900 careers options to research and career tests, but it also has a special section for veterans looking to transition to civilian work.

There are hundreds, if not thousands of career tests online, but these are my favorites. No matter what your results, it is up to you to decide what direction you want to career to go next. Use these as just another tool in your toolbox to make informed decisions! Good luck!

Neely Raffellini is the founder of 9 to 5 Project, which provides women with the tools they need to get a job they love. You can reach her at [email protected].

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