Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: June 25, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963978 | Print ISBN: 9781412909280 | Online ISBN: 9781412963978| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Jackson Vocational Interest Inventory
The Jackson Vocational Interest Inventory (commonly known as the Jackson Vocational Interest Survey or JVIS) is a standardized, normed career interest test that was first published by Douglas Jackson in 1977 after 8 years of research on vocational roles and styles. With the use of factor analytic and related multivariate techniques, Jackson created a unique career assessment tool, published by Sigma Assessment Systems. The test consists of 289 pairs of statements describing occupational activities. Using an ipsative-choice A-B model, the user will make choices that result in normative scores on 34 work roles and styles scales. The test requires less than an hour to complete. As is stated in the ...