Values Checklist

Rate each value listed with the following scale and add other values you consider essential to your list.

1 – Things I value VERY MUCH

2- Things I VALUE

3- Things I DON’T VALUE very much

Help Society Do something which contributes to improving the world we live in
Help Others Be directly included in helping people, individually or in small groups
Public Contact Have a lot of day-to-day contact with the public
Work with Others Work as  a team member toward common goals
Work Alone Do projects by myself, with limited contact with others
Competition Engage in activities which pit my abilities against others
Make Decisions Have the power to decided courses of action and policies
Work Under Pressure Work in situations where time pressure is prevalent
Influence People Be in a position to influence the attitudes or opinions of other people
Knowledge Engage in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding
Work Mastery Become an expert  in whatever work I do
Artistic Creativity Engage in creative artistic expression
General Creativity Have the opportunity to create new programs, materials or organizational structures
Aesthetics Participate in studying or appreciating the beauty of things and/or ideas
Supervision Have a job in which I am directly responsible for the work of others
Change and Variety Have work activities which frequently change
Precision Work Work in situations where attention to detail and accuracy are very important
Stability Have a work routine and job duties that are largely predictable
Security Be assured of keeping my job and receiving satisfactory compensation
Recognition Be publicly recognized for the high quality of my work
Fast Pace Work in circumstances where work must be done rapidly
Excitement Experience a high degree of (or frequent) excitement in the course of my work
Adventure Have work duties which require frequent risk-taking
Financial Gain Have a high likelihood of achieving very great monetary rewards for my work
Physical Challenge Do activities that use my physical capabilities
Independence Be able to determine the nature of my work without significant direction from others
Moral Fulfillment Feel that my work contributes to a set of moral standards which I feel are very important
Community Live where I can participate in community affairs
Time Freedom Be able to work according to my own schedule
Innovation Be able to come up with new ideas or new products

What are your top 5 values?

Based on your top 5 values, your reflections above and any current career plan, what is your current vision for your life/work?