The O*NET Work Importance Locator (WIL) is a self-assessment career exploration tool that allows clients to pinpoint what is important to them in a job. It helps people identify occupations that they may find satisfying based on the similarity between their work values (such as achievement, independence, and conditions of work) and the characteristics of the occupations.
The O*NET Work Importance Locator measures six types of work values:
For information on the previously-available O*NET Work Importance Profiler, see: Reports and Documents — Career Exploration Tools — Work Values.
The O*NET Work Importance Locator (WIL) is a paper & pencil assessment. To take or administer the WIL, you can download the instrument and related materials as PDF files, or order printed copies from the Government Printing Office.
For a detailed description of the available files and their contents, please see Work Importance Locator File Descriptions (PDF).
For more information about the paper & pencil Work Importance Locator, see the report:
Pre-printed copies of these materials may be available from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)
external site. Please check their website for stock and pricing information.