Determine your strengths with this job skills list!

This job skills list can be used to assess your skills and write your resume/cover letter that you may not have thought of yourself.

To gain a better understanding, you can organize your personal skills list using a three column grid: daily, often and sometimes. See below. Write down the skills you use at that frequency level. At this point, don't worry about what you like or dislike, just write down everything that fits in the frequency.

At the end of this exercise, you will have job skills list you can use. Have fun!

brainstorming, assembling equipment, etc designing systems, managing people, etc budgeting, coaching, etc

adapting policies
administering medication
administering technology
advising people
analyzing data
analyzing problems
assembling equipment
attention to detail
auditing financial data

being actively involved
being thorough
building new business

calculating data
catgegorizing records
checking for accuracy
coaching people
collaborating ideas
collecting items
communicating with young/old people
comparing results
comprehending books/ideas
conducting interviews
confronting other people
constructing buildings
consulting organizations
counseling people
creating ideas
creating meaningful work

dealing with complaints
defining problems
delegating responsibilities
designing systems
developing plans for projects
displaying art
distributing products
dramatizing ideas
drive safely

encouraging people
enforcing rules
entertaining others
envisioning solutions/ideas
estimating project workload
evaluating programs
expressing feelings
expressing ideas
extracting information

finding information
finding missing information
following instructions
gathering information
generating accounts
goal setting

handling money
identifying problems
imagining innovative solutions
information management
inspecting buildings
inspecting equipment
interacting with various people
interpreting languages
inventing products/ideas
investigating solutions
knowledge of community
knowledge of concepts and principles
knowledge of government affairs
leading teams
listening to people

maintain focus with interruptions
maintaining a high level of production
maintaining accurate records
maintaining emotional control under stress
maintaining files
maintaining schedules/times
making important decisions
managing organizations
managing people
mediating between people
meeting deadlines
meeting new people
meeting people
motivating others
motivating others

navigating politics
negotiating purchases
operating equipment
organizing files
organizing tasks
performing clerical work
performing numeric analysis
performing numerical analysis
persuading others
planning meetings/agendas
planning organizational needs
predicting future trends
preparing written communications
prioritizing work
product promotion
promoting events
proposing ideas
providing customer service
providing discipline
public speaking

questioning others
raising funds
recognizing problems
rehabilitating people
relating to others
remembering information
repairing equipment
reporting data
resolving conflicts
resolving conflicts
results orientated
running meetings
running meetings

screening telephone calls
selling ideas
selling products/services
serving people
setting performance standards
setting up demonstrations
sketching charts or diagrams
suggesting courses of action
summarizing data
supervising employees
supervising operations
supporting others

taking decisive action
taking inititiave
taking personal responsibility
teaching/training people
team building
technical work
thinking logically
translating words
using computers
working creatively
working long hours
working with statistics
writing for publication
writing letters/papers/proposals
writing reports

This is not a complete job list skills, it's just a good list to help you identify what you are good at.

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