Talk the Talk: Preparing a Skills Worksheet

[Instructors: Download the Skill Summary Template to distribute to your students.]

Whether you’re investigating a potential field of work or readying yourself for a job interview, knowing your skills and being able to discuss them is key. Complete the worksheet below to help prepare yourself to talk intelligently about your skills and attributes. Be sure to include both technical skills, or knowledge in a specific field, and soft skills, interpersonal attributes you possess that will be valuable in the workplace.

Example

Skill (Hard/Soft) Experience or Example
Proficiency in Adobe CS  (H) Design monthly newsletter for accounting firm
Excellent written communication (S) Write news releases, other marketing materials for ABC Inc.

Skill Summary Template

 

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