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Job Seeking Skills

This self-assessment gives you information about how you look for 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. When asked what my experience if for a position, I would mention only my paid worker experience.
A B C D 2. I struggle with what to say when an employer asks me about something negative in my background.
A B C D 3. My resume needs work.
A B C D 4. I won't apply for a job at a business unless I know they are hiring.
A B C D 5. I don't think I am very good at job interviewing.
A B C D 6. Employers will not hire me because of how I look.
A B C D 7. I would hesitate to ask questions during a job interview.
A B C D 8. I would feel uncomfortable asking friends for job leads.
A B C D 9. I would be uncomfortable applying for a job if I did not have all the qualifications listed on the job description.
A B C D 10. I do not normally contact the people I use for recommendations before I use their name.

Scoring:

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

If you have five or more, complete a Job Seeking Skills Action Plan.


Job Seeking 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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