The value of the services we offer
Tetra uses both the Myers-Briggs Personality Type™ and the Strong Interest Inventory™ to assist students in identifying suitable career goals, and for team building.
To help people make career decisions you can use their knowledge of personality type to assist their information gathering and decision making. The zig-zag decision making model, where you take time to use Sensing, Intuition, Thinking, and Feeling is very useful when examining careers.
Ancient wisdom and modern psychology are coming together in a unique career program for Aboriginal students at the University of Saskatchewan.
Dwayne Docken, career development co-ordinator with the university’s Aboriginal Student Centre, helps students find career directions by incorporating traditional Aboriginal teachings with assessment tools including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) and the Strong Interest Inventory®.
The People for Education has released its 2013 annual report on Ontario’s Publicly Funded Schools. In an extremely comprehensiv report, it reveals that the average ratio of students to guidance counselors in secondary school is 371 to 1. It also indicates that only 26% of schools with Grades 7 and 8 have a guidance counselor on staff. With the Ontario Ministry of Education imposing further cuts to the public school sector, there is an ever-increasing need to pursue alternative education and career counselling services such as those offered by Tetra.
This years report concludes that 34% of elementary and 56% of secondary schools report that every student has an education and career/life planning portfolio. The average ratio of students to guidance counsellors per secondary school is 380 to 1. In 10% of schools, that ratio is as high as 600 to 1.
As career services manager for the TRiO Student Support Services program for Finlandia University, Mark Cavis plays an instrumental role in the University’s career services function. The TRiO programs are designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument (MBTI®) remains the world’s most popular personality assessment for a reason – people find its insights useful. This is no accident. Despite the wide body of well-publicized research supporting its efficacy, certain critics continue to take shots at the instrument, which range from the misinformed to the purposely misleading.
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” For high-school students on the cusp of graduation and adulthood, pondering that most open-ended of questions can be a source of intense stress. But in the town of Vermilion, Alberta, an assessment program is helping students improve their outlook on that question by giving them insight into themselves.
At Husky Injection Molding Systems, the mission is “keeping our customers in the lead.” But with help from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MTBI®) assessment, the Ontario-headquartered, global company is also molding the high-performance teams it needs to keep itself in the lead.