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Career Skills

The following 10 questions can help assess your need for occupational skill training or for skills testing.

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 don't know what skills I need to get the job I want.
A B C D 2. I don't have the skills I need to get the job I want.
A B C D 3. I don't have the experience to get the job I went to school for.
A B C D 4. My job skills are obsolete.
A B C D 5. I have to improve my skills to stay up with the latest changes in my field.
A B C D 6. I'd like to go to a vocational/technical school to learn skills I can use on the job.
A B C D 7. I have an employer who will hire me if I can just get the tools, equipment, and/or uniform I need.
A B C D 8. The only way to learn what I need to learn is actually doing the job.
A B C D 9. There are job skills I don't have that I need to learn to be better able to get a job.
A B C D 10. I have an employer who will hire me if I get training.

Scoring:

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

If you have three or more, complete a Career Skills Action Plan.


Career 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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