The following questions will help you gauge whether a career as a funeral service professional is right for you.

Questions

Do these statements reflect your interests and skills? Provide your answer for each on a scale from 1-5.

Strongly Agree = 5; Strongly Disagree=1

I want a career where I can have a positive impact on people's lives.
I believe funerals and memorialization are important.
I recognize that grief support is important.
I am comfortable talking about death and dying.
I am comfortable listening to people.
I am empathetic and compassionate.
I like to work with my hands and am good with tools.
I am detail-oriented.
I am trustworthy and responsible.
I am creative.
I am a self-starter.
I prefer a varied schedule.
I enjoy science and chemistry.
The death process interests me.
I am comfortable caring for decedents.
Working in funeral service feels like a natural fit.
Teamwork is essential.
I step up in challenging situations.
I am a relationship builder.
Self-care is important.

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