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Venture Match



So you want to be an entrepreneur, but you're not sure what industry you would be happiest in.

Venture Match is a 5 minute quiz to find out what industry your personality is best suited for.

Answer the easy questions below, then, use the results of this quiz to find businesses of interest to you.
I like to assist people when they are sick or in trouble.
Yes No Somewhat
I like closing a sale.
Yes No Somewhat
I participate in extreme sports (i.e sea kayaking, snowboarding, mountain biking).
Yes, frequently Rarely No
I would like to travel and experience different cultures and places.
Yes No Somewhat
I'm motivated by work that will improve the world.
Yes No Somewhat
I would like a job that is involved in community service and social betterment.
Yes No Somewhat
I can make change when working with money.
Easily With Some Difficulty No
I enjoy a workplace with lots of fast-paced activity.
Yes No Somewhat
I would like to be responsible for organizing an activity and planning something for everyone to do.
Yes No Somewhat
I am better with people than numbers.
Yes No About the Same
I am actively involved in protecting the environment.
Yes No Somewhat
I would like to work with the public.
Yes No Somewhat
I draw things accurately.
Yes No Somewhat
I understand colour combinations and what colours work well together.
Yes Not at all Somewhat
I like to build things and/or repair them.
Yes No Somewhat
I like repairing small objects using my fingers.
Yes No Somewhat
I like to take things apart and put them back together properly.
Yes No Somewhat
I like working with my hands, doing things such as plumbing repairs, sewing, fixing cars, or wallpapering.
Yes No Somewhat
I enjoy design and creativity.
Yes No Somewhat
I would like a job where I do mathematical calculations as part of some technical work.
Yes No Somewhat
I want work that lets me use my creativity to think up new things to do.
Yes No Somewhat
I want work where I can solve problems and decide how things should be done.
Yes No Somewhat
I would like to be responsible for a project or activity and have to look after many different details to complete it.
Yes No Somewhat
I prefer to work as part of a team.
Yes No Don't have a preference
I prefer to work away from the public.
Yes No Don't have a preference
I prefer to work alone
Yes No Don't have a preference
I would like a job in which I work with machines or things rather than dealing with people.
Yes No Don't have a preference
I like work that is physically challenging.
Yes No Somewhat
I prefer to be outdoors rather than indoors.
Yes No Somewhat
I would like to have a job operating heavy machinery all day.
Yes No Somewhat
I can use heavy equipment.
Yes No Somewhat
I enjoy working with tools and machinery.
Yes No Somewhat
I enjoy activities that allow me to test or measure in some way.
Yes No Somewhat
I enjoy work that requires attention to detail and accuracy.
Yes No Somewhat
I would like a job where I work at a steady pace all day.
Yes No Somewhat
I can use equipment (ie: computer keyboard or cash register)
Yes No Somewhat
I would like to work on research projects.
Yes No Somewhat
I enjoy math and/or science.
Yes No Somewhat
I am an accurate "numbers" person.
Yes No Somewhat
I'm motivated by work that allows me to help other people, either individually or in small groups.
Yes No Somewhat
I want work where I can influence the attitudes or opinions of others.
Yes No Somewhat
I want work that challenges my intellectual capacities.
Yes No Somewhat
I do accurate data entry.
Yes No Somewhat
I like to write and correct text.
Yes No Somewhat
I enjoy work that has fixed hours and a set schedule.
Yes No Somewhat
I have done well at school.
Yes No Somewhat
I prefer indoor work.
Yes No Somewhat
I would like a job where I always know what is expected of me.
Yes No Somewhat
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Did You Know?
Entrepreneurs have no regrets!
83% of business owners surveyed in May, 2011 by CFIB, said that given the chance to go back in time, they would make the same choice to become an entrepreneur.

92% of those surveys said that running a business has been a rewarding career choice.
Vancouver Island Entrepreneurs in Bloom!
Parksville was the 8th most entrepreneurial city in Canada, according to Canadian Federation of Independent Business' 2010 Communities in Bloom Study!
Do Entrepreneurs Work Harder?
According to the 2006 Canadian Census, self employed workers made an average of $39,349 with a 50 hour work week.
The same census indicated the average full time paid employee earns $52,092, working on average 37 hours per week. 
Entrepreneurs really do work harder!
Ever wondered how many people in Canada are self employed?
2.7 million- The number of self-employed people in Canada, or 16% of the total employed work force.
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