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Worksheet #5 - Skills Inventory Worksheet

For each skill, rank your degree of competence as you would compare yourself with others -- your classmates, friends etc. For those skills where your degree of competence is above average, describe briefly the experience(s) in which you gained the skill.

Skill Never
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Experience(s) Where You Gained the Skill
Analyzing
Situations or Data





Assembling
Equipment or information





Calculating
Mathematical computations or risk assessment





Coaching
Guiding or tutoring





Competitiveness
Ability to compete with others and a willingness to be measured on performance





Compiling
Data or facts





Constancy
Persistent, faithful





Constructing
Objects or buildings





Coordinating
Activities or events





Corresponding
Answering or initiating





Counseling





Creating
Artistic creations, new ideas or inventions





Deciding
Finding alternatives, making best use of resources or materials





Delegating
Tasks or responsibilities





Designing
Products or systems





Direction
Ability to define personal goals and needs





Displaying
Ideas, products or equipment





Editing
Newspapers or magazines





Energy Level
Ability to demonstrate a forcefulness and capacity to make things move ahead





Estimating
Costs, income or physical space





Evaluating
Performance, programs, processes or events





Flexibility
Capable of change and receptive to new situations and ideas





Fund Raising
One-to-one or through media





Goal Achievement
Ability to identify, work toward and obtain specific objectives





Group Facilitating
Managing group interactions





Handling Complaints
Parents, clients or citizens





Inspecting or Examining
Physical objects, financial statements, or through test administration





Interpreting
Data, legal, medical terminology or another language





Interviewing
Seeking information from others and making subsequent decisions or suggestions





Investigating
Private information underlying causes or events





Making Layouts
For printed media public displays or advertising





Measuring





Meeting the Public
Receptionist, host, agency or product rep, salesperson, etc.





Monitoring
Progress of people or equipment





Motivating
Self and others





Observing
Physical phenomena, human behaviour or situations





Operating
Equipment, machines or vehicles





Organizing
People, information or events





Patience
Ability to remain calm, endurance





Planning
Budgeting, goal setting, scheduling





Perseverance
Ability to continue a course of action in spite of difficulties or opposition





Programming
Equipment or activities





Promoting
One-to-one or though media





Recording
Numerical or scientific data





Record Keeping
Logs, files or time sheets





Repairing
Equipment, vehicles, furniture, appliances, accessories, etc.





Researching
Obtaining information from the library, surveys or physical data





Self-knowledge
Ability to assess your own capabilities





Self-starter
Ability to identify purposeful work and to take action





Selling
Ideas, products or policies





Serving
A product or an individual





Sketching
Pictures, diagrams or charts





Speaking
In public, groups or via electronic media





Supervising
People or processes





Teaching
Formal or informal





Timing
Organizing time or events





Troubleshooting
Equipment or situations





Updating
Information or records





Using Instruments
Engineering, medical or scientific





Writing
Creative, business, or non-fiction





Other Skills You'd Like to Add (e.g. Word Processing, Spread Sheets, Accounting)

















































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