In this career quiz for Tapers, you will find out if working as one is right for you.
After taking this career quiz, you will find out if becoming a Taper is the right career choice for you and if you should become one.
Best personality for this career
The Builders and The Organizers
People who are suitable for to be A Taper like work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They like working with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the careers require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
They also like following set procedures and routines. They like working with data and details more than with ideas.
Now let’s assume that your personality matches. Should you still consider becoming A Taper?
Not so fast because you may or may not like what Tapers do at their day to day work.
At a typical day’s work, they Spread sealing compound between boards or panels or over cracks, holes, nail heads, or screw heads, using trowels, broadknives, or spatulas.
Tapers also Press paper tape over joints to embed tape into sealing compound and to seal joints..
Here are some of the things that you can expect to be doing if you decide to become A Taper.
|1.||Apply additional coats to fill in holes and make surfaces smooth.|
|2.||Seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surfaces for painting or papering.|
|3.||Spread and smooth cementing material over tape, using trowels or floating machines to blend joints with wall surfaces.|
|4.||Sand or patch nicks or cracks in plasterboard or wallboard.|
|5.||Mix sealing compounds by hand or with portable electric mixers.|
You can read more about what do Tapers do here.
Generally, people who are suited for this job have Dependability and Attention to Detail. Here are their top 5 characteristics.
|2.||Attention to Detail|
Are Tapers introverts or extroverts?
According to our introvert and extrovert rating score, Tapers are ranked #44 out of 974 jobs for introverts and #889 for extroverts.
In this career quiz, there are 10 questions that will analyze if the Tapers career is right for you.
There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Okay and Like.
Answer “Dislike” if you tell yourself “Ugh… Sounds boring” or “I’m not sure”
Answer “Okay” if you tell yourself “Umm… I think I will be okay with that”
Answer “Like” if you tell yourself “Yes, I’m interested”
Ready? Let’s start
They apply a mixture of cement, sand, pigment, or marble chips to floors, stairways, and cabinet fixtures to fashion durable and decorative surfaces.
They install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.
They help carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.
They apply hard tile, marble, and wood tile to walls, floors, ceilings, and roof decks.
They paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. May remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency.