Tag: skills

Identify your skills—and explore new career options

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CareerOneStop’s new Skills Matcher provides career options that match your current skills, helps identify the skills you have, and strengthens your skills awareness as you plan next steps for your career.

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Communication skills check-up

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Whether employers are hiring someone to make sandwiches, sell shoes, run science experiments, or repair plumbing—communication skills are always on the “must-have” list.

But, what exactly do employers mean by “communication skills”, and how can you tell if you have them?

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Soft skills in an employer’s market

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Soft skills—also known as work-readiness skills, people skills, or essential skills—are the skills you can’t put down on paper.

Soft skills are what make someone a good employee and easy to work with.

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10 skills to boost your paycheck

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You may have heard that learning new skills is a great way to advance in your career.

But what specific skills should you focus on?

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Looking for the right career? Start with self-assessment

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Career assessments that help you identify your skills, interests, or values can help you choose a good career fit.

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