Skills Evaluation

Skills – The ability to do something well, which may be a result of your knowledge, practice or aptitude (a natural ability to do something well). Whether you’re at the beginning of a bright career future, or in the middle of a job, an important part of deciding the next step in your career path … Continue reading “Skills Evaluation”

There’s Nothing Soft About These Skills

Soft skills, hard skills, technical skills, transferrable skills…. there’s so much talk about all these different types of skills, but what exactly is the difference? Five years ago, employers were screaming that they needed employees with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) skills. And while that is still true today, the big push right now … Continue reading “There’s Nothing Soft About These Skills”

How to Describe Your Skills

In our Skills Evaluation blog series, we have covered the importance of evaluating your skills, we have noted the different types of skills people have, and we have identified skills specific to YOU. Now that we’ve identified our skills, let’s continue on to the next step! Learning how to communicate to employers how we can … Continue reading “How to Describe Your Skills”

Research Labor Market Information

One of the first steps to take in any job search plan is to review labor market information particular to your skills and interests (information on skills evaluation can be found in previous blogs). Labor market is defined as “the supply of available workers in relation to available work.” With labor market information, we can … Continue reading “Research Labor Market Information”