Resources that can help you with career planning

The websites listed below can help you to identify a small selection of careers that may be of interest. Please remember that there are many jobs some of which are not listed in the careers quiz results. Once you have identified some careers that you are interested in, Ealing Connexions recommends that you speak to a Careers Adviser to discuss them in more detail.


Take the Buzz Test on the icould website. Find out what you’re like and what you could do. In less than five minutes, discover:

  • your strengths and what makes you tick
  • which celebrities share your personality type

There are 16 possible results, each connected to an animal. Which animal are you?

The National Careers Service

The National Careers Service has a detailed Skills Health Check online questionnaire. Complete a series of questions and activities and they’ll help point you in the right direction. Your Skills Health Check report will help you decide what kind of job would suit you. It can also show you which skills you might want to brush up on.  Click here to find out more and get started

Sector Specific Careers Quizzes

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is the UK’s learned and professional society for mathematics and its applications. They have created a Careers Calculator to help you identify careers which utilise Maths. Try their Career Calculator here.

National Health Service

If you are interested in a career with the National Health Service, why don’t you try their Career Mapping quiz to help you to identify jobs in the NHS that you could be suited to.