Take This Personality Assessment and We'll Guess What Trade is Right For You

Brian Whitney

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About This Quiz

There are a lot of trades out there, and almost all of them are a good way to make a living. There are the building trades, that involve jobs such as a carpenter, electrician, a landscaper or a painter. Then you have the mechanical trades, some good examples of those are working as an auto mechanic, an HVAC installer, a machinist or a locksmith. Then, of course, there are the industrial trades that involve jobs such as an ironworker, a line installer or repairer, or a paving equipment operator. The list goes on and on of all the different trades that you could make a career of.

But deciding what trade to choose has a lot more to do with what sort of aptitudes you have for a particular job, it also has to do with what sort of personality you have. You might really like being outside all the time, but do you have the type of personality to be a landscaper? You might really love cars, but it takes a special kind of personality to be an auto mechanic. And do you think your personality has what it takes to be a lineman? 

Take this personality assessment test and we think we'll have a pretty good idea what trade is right for you.

Do you find it hard to introduce yourself to people?

Do you daydream a lot?

Do you like to design things?

What would you be doing at the beach?

How brave are you?

Do you like rollercoasters?

Do you always answer your emails right away?

How zen are you?

Do you like small talk?

How curious are you?

What would you most likely be doing around the house on a Sunday?

Have you ever been a stoner?

What would you call a male friend?

How macho are you?

Do you mind being dirty?

Do you feel superior to others?

Are you organized?

Who would you rather listen to?

How early do you get up on the weekends?

Are you afraid to die?

Do you have a temper?

How much time do you like to spend outside?

What is your favorite sport?

Do you mind being unemployed?

How many times have you been married?

What do you have for pets?

How many close friends do you have?

What are you most likely to dance to?

Which of these scares you most?

Are you afraid of heights?

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