Values Matrix Exercise –What matters most to you in your next job?

Create a table to help you prioritize your career options and determine which occupations best fit your core career values.

List Important career values and any fields, organizations, or roles you are considering in the top row.

Down the first column, list your career values that are important for your search.

Under each field, organization, or role you are considering, rate, on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 = “not met” and 5 = “perfectly met”), how each meets your career values.

It may look something like this:

Career Values Description (Your own definition of the value)              Field, Organization or Role and Score