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Career Guidance Inventory (CGI) Career Assessment Tool



Product: Career Guidance Inventory (CGI) Career Assessment Tool

Development Stage: Market Validated

Primary Inventors: Mark St. Martin, Glinda Rawls

License Status: Sub-Licenses available

Copyright Status: Registered: United States: TX 7-203-829 TX 7-203-555

Reference: 2009-015

Contact: Clark Bennett PhD
dclark.bennett@wmich.edu
269-387-8218

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    Many people beginning or involved in academic pursuits are focused on optimizing their academic choices to ensure a satisfying future career. In addition, companies are focused on hiring talented people that will excel within their chosen occupation.
     Assessment has shifted from evaluation of knowledge or skill only, to determination of a person’s interests and talents, with the outcome of delivering satisfaction, quality and productivity throughout their career. In addition to selecting the right talent for every position, continued identification of an individual’s strengths and interests is required for their continued growth, and for maximizing individual and organizational potential. 

Technology Description
     The Career Guidance Inventory (CGI) incorporates concepts and questionnaires focused on talents and strengths discovery and development. It is based on qualitative and quantitative data collection, research and expert analysis for determining individual talents, strengths, and position aptitude.
     In addition to academic and candidate assessment, continued employee placement and development will be optimized with use of the CGI. The CGI is comprised of four modules:
 
  1. Personality - determines emotional needs that reflect behavioral preferences important for career and academic choices.
  2. Vocational Interest - assesses interest in acquiring knowledge and skills required for occupational areas and specific jobs.  
  3. Occupational Value - ranks an individual’s job values like; profit, security, and creativity, in attaining occupational goals. 
  4. Achievement & Interest – measures self-reported interests and achievements. 
     An expert advisor will compare the results of the questionnaires with an individual’s academic and occupational choices to highlight consistencies and inconsistencies revealed by the CGI and to advise on possible rewarding alternatives. 

Potential Benefits
  • Revealing a person’s strengths and interests for correct academic and career choices
  • Choosing the right talent for the right position
  • Optimizing performance of employees over time.

Career Guidance Inventory (CGI) Career Assessment Tool


    Many people beginning or involved in academic pursuits are focused on optimizing their academic choices to ensure a satisfying future career. In addition, companies are focused on hiring talented people that will excel within their chosen occupation.
     Assessment has shifted from evaluation of knowledge or skill only, to determination of a person’s interests and talents, with the outcome of delivering satisfaction, quality and productivity throughout their career. In addition to selecting the right talent for every position, continued identification of an individual’s strengths and interests is required for their continued growth, and for maximizing individual and organizational potential. 

Technology Description
     The Career Guidance Inventory (CGI) incorporates concepts and questionnaires focused on talents and strengths discovery and development. It is based on qualitative and quantitative data collection, research and expert analysis for determining individual talents, strengths, and position aptitude.
     In addition to academic and candidate assessment, continued employee placement and development will be optimized with use of the CGI. The CGI is comprised of four modules:
 
  1. Personality - determines emotional needs that reflect behavioral preferences important for career and academic choices.
  2. Vocational Interest - assesses interest in acquiring knowledge and skills required for occupational areas and specific jobs.  
  3. Occupational Value - ranks an individual’s job values like; profit, security, and creativity, in attaining occupational goals. 
  4. Achievement & Interest – measures self-reported interests and achievements. 
     An expert advisor will compare the results of the questionnaires with an individual’s academic and occupational choices to highlight consistencies and inconsistencies revealed by the CGI and to advise on possible rewarding alternatives. 

Potential Benefits
  • Revealing a person’s strengths and interests for correct academic and career choices
  • Choosing the right talent for the right position
  • Optimizing performance of employees over time.

Product: Career Guidance Inventory (CGI) Career Assessment Tool

Development Stage: Market Validated

Primary Inventors: Mark St. Martin, Glinda Rawls

License Status: Sub-Licenses available

Copyright Status: Registered: United States: TX 7-203-829 TX 7-203-555

Reference: 2009-015

Contact: Clark Bennett PhD
dclark.bennett@wmich.edu
269-387-8218

Download PDF