Occupational Interest Profile (OIP)

PURPOSE: Assesses vocational interests and work needs
 
ADMINISTRATION TIME: 20 - 30 minutes 

ADMINISTRATION OPTIONS: Online / Paper and Pencil

The Occupational Interest Profile measures seven fields of interest and five work needs. It can then produce a comprehensive report making recommendations of suitable careers for the respondent.
 
Vocational Interests

The OIP measures the individual's inclination for each of these work areas:
  • Persuasive
  • Scientific
  • Administrative
  • Nurturing
  • Artistic
  • Logical
 
Work Needs

The OIP measures the individual's personal needs within a chosen area of work:
  • Need for excitement
  • Stability
  • Need for change
  • Need for people
  • Need for control
 
Advantages
  • Economical
  • Very quick to complete
  • Simple language
  • Excellent reliabilities in South Africa
  • South African norms for scholars
  • Can be integrated with Psytech ability teports, thereby taking ability into account when recommending career options
 
Click here for a sample report.