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Your Favorite Colors Say Something About Career Choices?

According to BellaSugar, your favorite colors might not suit your skin tone, but CareerBuilder says if you follow the colors you're drawn to they'll tell you something about your career choices. They've launched the Color Career Counselor, a free online color-based personality test based on the Dewey Color System. The colors you like and dislike say something about the challenges you favor and those you avoid, therefore indicating career compatibility.


I'm pretty skeptical about the claims that color preferences can be interpreted to discover which careers are most suitable — and am even more suspicious because they ask your current occupation before generating answers — but my results were certainly interesting. See what my color test told me when you read more.

According to the Color Career Counselor, my best occupational category is "Creator." The fields of interest happen to include "writing or places where they can express, assemble, or implement creative ideas," and suggested occupations include writer and editor. The second best occupational category that came up was something that doesn't appeal to me at all — it suggested fields of interest like care-giving and instructing young people, which hasn't ever been my forte.

What do you think of this color career counseling idea? If you take the test (it takes two minutes) I'd love to hear about your own results in the comments!

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