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Employment Skills

Build Your Skill Toolkit

Identifying your skills is essential for communication with potential employers, as well as developing one’s own skill toolkit. Being aware of the contents of this personal toolkit is extremely important when building a successful job application—the more relevant your skills, the more likely you are to get the job. Through experience, education, and training, you can keep improving the skills you possess and develop new ones throughout your life.

Read more about identifying your skills, browse through resources and articles on this page, and take some time to list the skills you possess and the ones you wish to develop. 

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    Identifying the hard and soft skills that you possess as well as the ones you want to develop is an essential step in building your confidence and communicating with potential employers.

    Learn about the types of skills and find a practical worksheet to select skills in ten skill theme areas based on level of competence and interest.