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, and Time Management. Communication, Goal Setting, and Time Management at The Daily PlanIt Development Center.

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

Computer Skills: Internet, email, Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.  –  Computers at The Daily PlanIt Development Center.

Leadership Skills: Constructive Feedback, Conflict Resolution, Delegation, and Team Building are also included at the Work Skills page of the The Daily PlanIt Development Center

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 seek to create order from the chaos of complex information. Join me at the Daily PlanIt to gain insights, inspiration, and information to increase skills for a better life. I unlock the power of teaching reading with phonics in the pursuit of literacy at In my spare time I explore books and movies, often choosing titles available on both screen and page.

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