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Job Keeping Skills

Think about a job you've held. If you have not held a job, think about what you might do if you were working at a job. Answering these questions will help determine if you need information about moving up on a job, getting raises, and sticking with a job.

Answer the following questions using the key shown here:
A = Strongly Agree B=Somewhat Agree
C=Somewhat Disagree

D=Strongly Disagree

A B C D 1. I often spend more time trying to think of ways to get out of things than it would take me to do them.
A B C D 2. Asking for help on the job is a sign of being weak.
A B C D 3. I think it's okay to take off time from work for personal reasons.
A B C D 4. I usually try to avoid doing job tasks that I dislike doing.
A B C D 5. I have held a couple jobs for less than three months.
A B C D 6. If my child was sick I would not go to work.
A B C D 7. I'd rather quit a job than do something I don't think I should have to do.
A B C D 8. When someone makes me angry I get even.
A B C D 9. I find it difficult to take criticism without feeling hurt.
A B C D 10. I seem to be late more than I am on time for things.


Count the total number of A's and B's. _____.

If you have two or more, complete a Job Keeping Skills Action Plan.

Job Keeping Skills Action Plan

Here are some materials and resources that are available than I can use on my own:

Here are some classes I can take, workshops I can attend, and groups I can join:

I can make an appointment to talk one-on-one with a counselor on one of these topics:

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