18+ Years

Careers advice

Throughout your working life you may notice dyslexia having both negative and positive impacts as you navigate the world of work and make sense of how your strengths and challenges shape your career choices. Here are some things to think about.

Check out these useful tools for making career choices:

Buzz – A personality quiz with job suggestions

My Strengths – Skills Development Scotland’s strengths quiz

Exceptional Individuals – A dyslexic recruitment site

Animal Me – A fun personality quiz

My World of Work has a range of information including things like How to build a CV, Interviewstraining courses and studying guides and career choices.


Look at some of Dyslexia Scotland’s leaflets on job searching and the workplace:

Job Applications

Job Interviews

Employees Guide

Study Skills

Dyslexia and ICT


Also see:

The Codpast: Working Life

Before you feel pressure

The Creative Brilliance of Dyslexia

Dyslexia and Access to Work