Develop Work Skills

Career – Activity: Develop Work SkillsTop 10 Skills and Qualities Employers Want

There are many skills that are important for work. A good starting place for developing work skills is the Skills Guide at Illinoisworknet.

  1. Job skills are specific to an occupation, like special computer software or reading blueprints.
  2. Transferable skills are general work skills like the ability to use a computer program or writing a report.
  3. Self management skills are personal qualities like being analytical or reliable.

Soft Skills: Communication, Goal Setting, Time Management

Work Skills: Customer Service, Meetings, Telephone Tips, Teamwork, Work Ethic are included at the Work Skills page of the Daily PlanIt Sticky Wiki, as well as lots of links to assess skills.

Computer Skills: Internet, email, Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.

Leadership Skills: Constructive Feedback, Conflict Resolution, Delegation, and Team Building.

See Tools to Explore Skills at | The Daily PlanIt Development Center Communication, Goal Setting, Time Management, and Computers.

  1. Assess your skills.
  2. Choose the skill that would provide the most benefit if improved.
  3. Choose the best way to increase the skill level.
  4. Choose the next skill to improve.

Use a form to map out your work goals at Development Plans are Not Just for Work or a more detailed one at Set Work Goals.

This week, I will choose one work skill to improve, and set a goal for developing it.

This is one of the weekly activities for a Year of Personal Development.

I enjoy finding great information, combining it in new ways, and packaging it creatively. I'm highly interested in the areas of goal setting, time management, and skills to improve life.

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