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Career Role Test

A traditional notion of corporate life, responsible for high degrees of job dissatisfaction and employee turnover, is the idea that there is only one way to be successful at one's career. Contrary to this perception, business school researchers and management consultants have long known that people are different and that greater success can be achieved when both employers and employees are aware of these differences and make an effort to understand them. However, while several "career indices" or "career role matrices" have been developed to this end, there has nevertheless been no career role index that has been made widely available, and for free, until now.

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Freedom and variation are more important to me than a big office and a fancy title.



IDR Labs Career Role Index Test is the property of IDR Labs International.

Ours is one of the few free tests that is subjected to statistical controls and validation. Even so, please keep in mind that tests are merely indicators - a first peek at the index to get you started.

Personality and Career Tests, whether they are professional or "official" tests like the MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®), the NEO PI-R, Five Factor Model Test or free online Career Modeling tests like this one, are merely indicators to help you find your personal outlook on the relevant indices measured. No test ever devised can designate your career role or personality type with complete accuracy or reliability and no personality test can replace familiarizing yourself with the works of the relevant theorists in the field.

As the publishers of this free online career role test that allows you to discover your preferred career role according to the Arild Career Role Index (ACRI), we have endeavored to make the test as reliable, valid, accurate, and complete as possible.

Like the "official" tests such as the Belbin test, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, the Jung Type Indicator, the NEO PI-R, and other such professional, accurate instruments, with which the present test should not be confused, our free online test is subjected to statistical controls and validation in order to make the results as accurate as possible.

The authors of this free online career role test are certified in the use of multiple different personality tests and have worked professionally with psychometrics, typology and personality testing. Prior to using our free online career role test, please note that while some of the results provided may be compatible with the results of other tests and training material, this test should not be confused with official trademarked tests, such as the ones mentioned above. The results of our free online Career Role Test are provided "as-is", for free, and should not be construed as providing professional or certified advice of any kind. For more on our online career role test, please consult our Terms of Service.

Why Use This Test?

1. Free. This free online career role test is delivered to you free of charge and will allow you to obtain your scores on all five career roles of the Arild Career Role Index.

2. Unique. While there are other career modelling tests in existence, this is the first test to make specific use of the Arild Career Roles of Specialist, Executive, Diplomat, Adventurer, and Torrent.

3. Statistical controls. Test scores are logged into an anonymized database. Statistical analysis of the test is conducted to ensure maximum accuracy and validity of the test scores.

4. Made by professionals. The authors of this free online career role test are certified in the use of different personality tests and have worked professionally with personality typology, as well as corporate and personality testing.