Everyone has strengths and skills. If you want a job that's a good fit for you, start by looking at your skills. Also, employers look for people with certain types of skills when they hire.
Skills are things that you can do or abilities that you have.
Many job skills are:
It's important to think about the skills you have at different times in your career. Pay attention to when you learn a new skill. And be aware of what strengths and skills you might be able to use in a different job.
There are several types of job skills:
Think about your strengths, skills, and all the things you know how to do. Now, think about a time when you did something you were proud of.
The skills that you enjoyed using often can be transferred to other work settings. Use the list of Common Transferable Skills on the next page to look at the skills you have that can be used for different jobs.