About the World-of-Work Map
Explore ACT's interactive World-of-Work Map.
The World-of-Work Map graphically shows how occupations relate to each other based on work tasks.
When you receive scores from one of ACT's assessments, you receive a personalized report. This report suggests map regions and career areas on the World-of-Work Map for you to explore.
The World-of-Work Map covers all U.S. jobs. A career area's location is based on its primary work tasks—working with:
- Data: Facts, numbers, files, and business procedures
- Ideas: Knowledge, insights, theories, and new ways of saying or doing something
- People: Care, services, leadership, and sales
- Things: Machines, tools, living things, and materials such as food, wood, or metal