Identify your skills and accomplishments
The most important task associated with your job search is learning how to articulate your skills and accomplishments so you can write a great resumé and cover letter and effectively answer interview questions. All other job search skills build on this, so this is where you should begin.
Career Centre Resources
- You've Got Skills and Self Reflection: Learn how to identify the skills that you have to offer and use them on your resumé, cover letter and during your interview in a group setting.
- Career Lounge: Pop-in with a quick question or bring a career document to work on and stay awhile.
- Skills identification exercise: This quiz will help you identify your strengths and areas of development.
Your Skills and Accomplishments: The Government of Alberta provides this explanation of different types of skills, why you need employability skills, how to identify the skills you have, and how to explain your skills to employers.
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