Conducting a Career Skills Assessment and Career Tune-Up

Conducting  a Career  Skills Assessment and  Career Tune-Up

 08 Skills Assessment


Before starting any job search, it is important to conduct a career skills assessment and career tune-up.  Do you have the skills? Find out by conducting a career skills assessment and career tune-up.

Evaluate basic work skills, communication and interaction skills, computer skills, analytical skills, management and leadership, and knowledge skills. This will help you determine what skills you have, what skills need some tune-up, and what you need to do to be well prepared to move ahead in the workplace.

Review the list of skills below.  Ask yourself whether you have the skill listed. Be honest! You are best served by identifying your strengths and weaknesses so that you can improve areas you need to before entering the job market.

Take a few minutes to conduct your career skills assessment.  As you do, you will be able to identify your strong points, areas where improvement is needed, and determine what you need to do to tune-up to find your preferred job.  If you need to brush up your skills, review some options to do this which are listed under the skill.

Once you have completed the assessment, consider ways to highlight your strengths on your resume.  Look for ways to “tune-up” your skills and add to your resume and abilities.  Often an added skill can make a big difference in landing that job!

Basic Work Skills


Computer Skills

Analytical Skills

Management and Leadership Skills


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