This is a new publication from Careers Scotland that aims to make the decision on
which subjects to study after second year a little easier.
“It includes loads of information about Standard Grades and other National Qualifications,
as well as an easy-to-use Subject File which offers basic information about a huge
range of subjects.
If you're already wondering about what to do after you leave school, Which Way Now?
has some great suggestions about Career Planning as well as the low-down on the world
If you're still stuck for ideas, there are Action Points, exercises and quizzes to
get you thinking about yourself, your subject options, as well as details of where
to go to get further help and advice.”
Who are you?
There are a number of ways to learn more about yourself before deciding which jobs
or careers would make a good choice:
The self-assessment leaflet provided in several different languages is a handy collection
of ways to explore your skills and personality.
2) Dr. John Holland is a vocational psychologist whose theories are useful for self-assessment
and job-hunting. A good introduction, spread over several pages, can be found here.
(This company actually carries out assessments for a fee, but the site has plenty
of useful free information.)