Know thyself is a cornerstone of career development. If you can get a
good grasp on what your motivates you, what your skills, values, and
interests are; you are much more likely to not only find employment, but
find employment you you both excel at and enjoy. You could go out and
spend lots of money taking assessments and while I don't doubt that the
counsel you would receive would be very helpful, you may not have the
funding for such an endeavor. Here's a round up of the best FREE online career assessments I could find.