Definition of Interest Inventory

The concept of the study of interests and interest inventory was first developed in the 1900s. In 1927, an interest inventory test developed by E.K. Strong was widely used as a Strong Vocational Interest Blank. Continuous improvements were made to this test over some time.


Interest inventory test allows fresh graduates or those who are looking for a career switch to find out the interests and likes to adopt a satisfying career. Choosing the right career guarantee quick growth in the career and being in the right position that matches your interests can provide less work stress, high motivation and morale, job satisfaction, and less absenteeism. The worker will spend more time in the workplace and enjoy working as their careers match with their interests.

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