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Skills Employers Want

What skills are needed on the job? What skills can you bring from one experience to another?

All employers are looking for skilled employees. Learn about the types of skills employers are looking for. Also think about your strengths.

Then think about the skills you have gained from other experiences. These can transfer to new opportunities.

Use the pages below to explore the skills that employers want.

What Are Job Skills?
Learn how to identify skills you can use on the job.

Transferable Skills
Learn about the skills you have that are valuable across many different types of careers.

Skills Gained in Prison
Some skills you learned while you were in prison. They include skills you learned from work assignments or training programs.