Knowing myself

Here you can understand how everyone is different and how these differences can benefit the work place. You'll also find out how to recognise these difference in yourself and help in your career journey.

This page will look at your:

  • identity
  • neurodiversity
  • personality
  • values and motivations 
  • interests


We have two videos BBC Bitesize about identity. One we hear from Matt whose confidence grew as a result of starting a new college and the other Beth, Isaac, Jemmar, Autumn and Fatima talk about what identity means to them and how they celebrate theirs.





Have you ever thought about how dyslexia or ADHD could benefit a future employer? HSBC employees share their experiences and the distinct skills they bring to the bank.



In under five minutes the Buzz Quiz will help you discover:

  • your strengths and what makes you tick
  • what you're like as a boyfriend or girlfriend
  • which celebrities share your personality type

There are 16 possible results, each connected to an animal.

Which animal are you?

Your values

Value denotes the degree of importance of some thing or action, with the aim of determining what actions are best to do or what way is best to live. These can be either personal or for an organisation.

Core values can include:

  • Commitment 
  • Passion
  • Dependability
  • Honesty
  • Loyalty
  • Efficiency 
  • Reliablity 
  • Optimism 
  • Positivity

To start to think about what you want to do in the future, first you need to establish your careers values.

This short quiz will help you to discover, how your values may influence your future career:

Do you know what motivates you? 

This Fledglink video helps you learn what motivation is, what motivates you and how you can find out why you do things.


Make notes to remind yourself when you come to completing your profile template.  

This Fledglink workshop will help you understand the importance of self-awareness. You will explore how to identify your core strengths and drivers and how knowing these can help them make decisions about your career. 

Do you know how your interests could help support your future career?

The world of work quiz can help you do this. You will need to register to find out the answers. Click on the image or link to access.

Along with establishing your skills, strengths, interests, knowing all about you can help you, on careers journey