FAQ: Why Pathfinders

What Am I Born For?

What Am I Born For?

Lots of us think of ourselves as smart, but what kind of smart specifically? In the human kingdom there are many different ways to be “smart.” Just like in the dog world the happiest Chesapeake Bay Retrievers aren’t trying to make a living as herders or pointers. Many clients report back to us years afterward to […]

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A Better Signal Than Credentials

A Better Signal Than Credentials

Being a “natural” in today’s work space is starting to catch on, it’s becoming an imperative to blur the line between work and play, and perform in your flow state at what you do all day long. Doing what you’re best at is no longer a luxury. It’s tougher than ever to launch a career or […]

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The Careerfinder is Very Different

The Careerfinder is Very Different

I’ve taken lots of different career tests, how is yours different? Pathfinders aptitude testing gives you information that you “don’t know” about yourself. Our career testing measures your actual potential and innate ability to perform specific tasks. The bulk of the widely available career tools are not really “tests”—they are skill inventories and interest questionnaires. […]

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Get Started . . .

Get Started . . .

Step 1. Register and We Mail You the Testing Kit: Register online for your program. We’ll mail the testing kit to you with instructions and audio mp3s to guide you through the career aptitude assessments at home. Step 2. We Send Your Results by Email: Soon after you complete the tests and return them to us for scoring, […]

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What makes Pathfinders stand out among the rest?

What makes Pathfinders stand out among the rest?

What makes Pathfinders stand out among the rest? Pathfinders has played a key role in developing the process of career choice into a science. The main reason we got into this line of work is because we love it, but we also wanted to find a way to really help people make smart career decisions. […]

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What’s the real value?

What’s the real value?

A very reasonable educational investment Clients report that this is one of the best and most reasonable educational investments they’ve ever made, and our mid-career professionals say they wished they had thought of doing this program before they invested up to $250,000 on higher education that didn’t pan out. The cost of professional aptitude testing […]

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How is your career test different than free online personality quizzes?

How is your career test different than free online personality quizzes?

How is your career test different than free online personality quizzes? There are many free personality and career quizzes online and some of them seem to provide insightful information with a few clicks of a mouse. However, when it comes to making wise career decisions that give you confidence that you’ll be making putting your […]

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How is your career test different than an SAT, LSAT, or GMAT?

How is your career test different than an SAT, LSAT, or GMAT?

How is your career test different than an SAT, LSAT, or GMAT? The pathfinders career testing is very different from scholastic aptitude tests like the SAT, LSAT and GMAT. We measure a profile of your inborn abilities—the roots of the tree—where scholastic tests skim the tree tops. Scholastic aptitudes tests largely measure “learned” skills and […]

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How is your career test different than Myers-Briggs (MBTI)?

How is your career test different than Myers-Briggs (MBTI)?

How is your career test different than Myers-Briggs (MBTI)? We include a personality type indicator that was designed to be even more accurate than the MBTI and is one of the many metrics we measure as part of our comprehensive profile. In addition to the aptitude test profile of 12 innate talents and abilities, we […]

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I took the ASVAB test in the military, is your test similar?

I took the ASVAB test in the military, is your test similar?

I took a spatial aptitude test in the military, is your test similar? Spatial Orientation is one of the many aptitudes we measure in our battery of 12 psychometric tests, plus a personality test. The military offers a limited form of aptitude testing. They often measure spatial reasoning to slot recruits into an appropriate job. […]

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