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The SDS Mobile takes the original SDS career assessment tool and makes it accessible via any internet-enabled smart phone. A recent innovation, this mobile tool connects prospective employees with career opportunities designed to match employment candidate interests and personalities. Self-Directed Search® Mobile (SDS Mobile) helps link job seekers with potentially fulfilling careers!

The SDS Mobile is a simulated career counseling experience that enables individuals to choose careers and fields of study that best match their self-reported skills, interests. and values. The process begins with an assessment comprised of questions about job-seeker aspirations, activities, competencies, occupations, and other self-estimates. The new tool is designed specifically for:

  • Job seekers looking for professional fulfillment
  • Employers interested in evaluating a prospect’s likelihood of job satisfaction
  • Students choosing or changing majors

The original SDS has been used by 30-million people and is available in 25 languages. Adding the employer-employee component costs $4.95; the assessment takes 20-30 minutes to complete. Results have been supported by more than 500 research studies.

Is it worth an investment of less than $5.00 and less than half an hour of your time? This Certified Professional Resume Writer / Career Coach says, “Why not add this approach to your job search?” But adds, “You usually get what you pay for and you ultimately reap the benefits of time on task.”

I’m just saying . . .

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