FOCUS® 2 Career Planning

Diagram of the process of exploring a career

Explore your interests and discover career pathways.

FOCUS® 2 is an online, interactive, self-guided career and educational planning system designed to help you make decisions about your education and future career goals. Offered free of charge for ECC students, FOCUS® 2 will help you:

  • Assess your work interests, values, skills, and personality.
  • Discover occupations that match your personal preferences.
  • Decide which career fields and majors are the best fit for you.
  • Plan the career pathway that will support your personal needs and goals based on the Holland Occupational Themes.

How It Works

FOCUS® 2 is offered entirely online, so you can access it anytime from any device.


To get started, you’ll need to create an account.

  • Use access code Spartan.

After you've completed the assessment, meet with a career development specialist to review your results and start planning for the future. Schedule an appointment by calling 847-214-7390, email or stop by Building B, Room B120.