Chapter 5Assessing Your Skills<br />Amanda Weeden<br />Cameron <br />Nathan Flores<br />Christian Rodriguez<br />Luis Alar...
Defining Skills<br />-Skills are the currency of the job market<br />We must have skills for a job<br />Specific attribute...
Types of Skills<br />Self-Motivators: skills we enjoy and do well<br />Functional skills are used to accomplish general ta...
Identifying Your Skills<br />Reflecting your skills may be difficult because we were taught not to brag<br />False assumpt...
Identifying Your Skills<br />Don’t categorize yourself too narrowly <br />Ex: “I am a student” or “I am a conservative”<br...
Analyzing Your Accomplishments<br />accomplishments: completed activities, goals, projects or jobs held<br />sample accomp...
Analyzing Your Accomplishments<br />some may seem simple and like no big deal, but they are accomplishments<br />you can a...
Useful Links about Analyzing your Accomplishments<br />Discover Your Skills PSA Featuring Mike Rowe<br />Discoveryourskill...
Transferable Skills<br />-transferable skills are skills you carry from one job to another<br />1. Reviewing a tradition n...
Transferable Skills<br />-SCANS acronym for Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills<br />U.S. Department of L...
Identifying Your Transferable Skills<br />A liberal arts degree is a preparation for variety of careers<br />Majority of g...
Identifying Your Transferable Skills<br />Problem Solving or Critical thinking: Is when one is to be an Analytical or abst...
Identifying Your Transferable Skills<br />Organization skills: Planning or arranging social events and delegating responsi...
Your Most Valuable Assets<br />Personalities traits are those that are called natural abilities<br />Skills that we have n...
The Portfolio Employee<br />Your skills are your most valuable asset because it is transferable between jobs<br />The more...
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Chapter 5 counseling

  1. 1. Chapter 5Assessing Your Skills<br />Amanda Weeden<br />Cameron <br />Nathan Flores<br />Christian Rodriguez<br />Luis Alarcon<br />Huy Pham<br />
  2. 2. Defining Skills<br />-Skills are the currency of the job market<br />We must have skills for a job<br />Specific attributes<br />Talents<br />Personal qualities<br />Daily living and interacting development<br />The affects of skills<br />
  3. 3. Types of Skills<br />Self-Motivators: skills we enjoy and do well<br />Functional skills are used to accomplish general tasks or functions<br />Work-Containing skills are specific and specialized to one job<br />Adaptive or self-management skills are personal attributes; also known as personal traits or soft skills<br />
  4. 4. Identifying Your Skills<br />Reflecting your skills may be difficult because we were taught not to brag<br />False assumptions make it difficult <br />Hundreds of sills acquired just by life experiences and one part of your portfolio<br />
  5. 5. Identifying Your Skills<br />Don’t categorize yourself too narrowly <br />Ex: “I am a student” or “I am a conservative”<br />These labels tend to lead to stereotype at your job interviews.<br />Be more specific about certain skills you possess!<br />Ex: “My experiences involve public speaking and working over weekends effectively.<br />
  6. 6. Analyzing Your Accomplishments<br />accomplishments: completed activities, goals, projects or jobs held<br />sample accomplishments: getting into college, repairing a car, planning a surprise party, completing a degree, getting a job, mastering a sport, overcoming a bad habit, giving a speech<br />
  7. 7. Analyzing Your Accomplishments<br />some may seem simple and like no big deal, but they are accomplishments<br />you can analyze your accomplishments in several ways<br />identify and list skills required to complete them<br />a pattern of skills are your self-motivators that can be used in future endeavors<br />the following activities are a good way to analyze your accomplishments as well<br />
  8. 8. Useful Links about Analyzing your Accomplishments<br />Discover Your Skills PSA Featuring Mike Rowe<br />Discoveryourskills.com<br />
  9. 9. Transferable Skills<br />-transferable skills are skills you carry from one job to another<br />1. Reviewing a tradition national report on skills considered necessary by employers (SCANS skills)<br />2. Reviewing skills one develops while being a secondary school student as well as a college student<br />3. Reviewing a nation Bureau of Labor Statistics website that connects skills ...to occupations<br />
  10. 10. Transferable Skills<br />-SCANS acronym for Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills<br />U.S. Department of Labor issued a report<br />The skills of today<br />1. Professional/Work ethnic<br />2. Communications (written and oral)<br />3. Teamwork/Collaboration<br />4. Critical Thinking/Problem Solving<br />Now work on your skills for your future<br />
  11. 11. Identifying Your Transferable Skills<br />A liberal arts degree is a preparation for variety of careers<br />Majority of graduate with a liberal arts degree do not find work in their field.<br />Communication skills: Listening with a good ear and writing essays and reports or group activities where ideas are shared.<br />
  12. 12. Identifying Your Transferable Skills<br />Problem Solving or Critical thinking: Is when one is to be an Analytical or abstractly thinker and is able to determine broader issues and able to define them. Creating solutions and handling a new way of problem solving.<br />Human skills: By speaking and advising helps solve and resolve problems. Communication ideas effectively cooperating with others to solve and complete projects.<br />
  13. 13. Identifying Your Transferable Skills<br />Organization skills: Planning or arranging social events and delegating responsibility to others.<br />Research skills: By computerizing the date base, you will be able to use references and themes or analyzing data. You will be able to have more detail when research is done.<br />
  14. 14. Your Most Valuable Assets<br />Personalities traits are those that are called natural abilities<br />Skills that we have naturally without training or education<br />A positive attitude, persistence, confidence sense of humor<br />Identifying your personal traits, set you apart from the crowd <br />these abilities help you sell yourself and along with your talents when added with your transferable skills.<br />
  15. 15. The Portfolio Employee<br />Your skills are your most valuable asset because it is transferable between jobs<br />The more skills you acquire through education or jobs the more versatile you are in the job market.<br />Books such as The Future of Work and Free Agent Nation and A Whole New Mind <br />workers will not completely belong to one organization but work for several employers on a freelance.<br />
  16. 16. Thank You!<br />

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