The following are questions designed to help you develop your Qualifications or Skills section - NOTE!! - do not use any of the worksheet statements or phrases word-for-word. Obviously, they are available to thousands of people and some (many?) will plagiarize them!
The Key Traits worksheet may jump-start your brain to begin thinking creatively about your abilities and skills.
The Identifying your Skills and Attributes worksheet assists you in taking basic jobs and translating the skills you've developed from these jobs into attributes for professional opportunities. An example is given.
Identify your five best transferable skills using the Transferable Skills worksheet.
The Skills Inventory worksheet helps you to identify your strengths and weaknesses in five key areas:
Use the information obtained to develop qualification statements of attributes you will bring to your next employer.
For a powerful effect, begin each qualification statement with an action verb or for those which can be quantified, a number.
A job description tells you what an employer is looking for. Speak his language. Use industry-specific language and keywords to demonstrate your knowledge and skills.
The MyPlan career assessment utilized by our career counselors at WT contains a skills profiler which may be helpful to you. It is free - be sure to call our office for the current license code so there is no cost to you.