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Unit 1, Assessment 1: Self-Assessment of Job Skills and Experience

Unit 1, Assessment 1: Self-Assessment of Job Skills and Experience


1. Directions: For each part of the Professional Profile, choose the description that describes you as a job seeker.
________________________
Part 1: Education
Choose the description(s) that match your education. Choose all that apply.

  • I graduated with a high school diploma
  • I am currently a university student (undergraduate)
  • I completed an undergraduate degree (B.A. or B.S.)
  • I am a graduate student
  • I completed a graduate degree (M.A., M.S., or PhD.)
  • None of the above

2. Part 2: Work Experience
Choose the statement that describes your current employment status.

  • I have a job.
  • I do NOT have a job.

3. How many different paid jobs have you had?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4 (or more)

4. Write a list of your past jobs and the name of the company/organization you worked for. If you have not had a paid job, write about that.

I Do Not Had Any Paid Job

5. Part 3: Volunteer Experience
Choose the description that best matches your volunteer experience.

  • I have volunteer experience.
  • I do NOT have volunteer experience.

6. Write a list of your volunteer experiences. Include the name of the organization and describe your duties. If you have not had volunteer experience, write about that.

I do NOT have volunteer experience.

7. Part 4: Special Training
Choose the description that best matches your special training.

  • I have a special license for my job.
  • I do NOT have a special license for my job.

8. Write a list of any special licenses or certifications that you have. If you do not have any special licenses or certifications, write about that.

I do NOT have a special license for my job.


9. Part 5: Skills
Read the lists of skills and choose a minimum of 3 skills from each group that describe YOUR skills.
Functional Skills (things you can do):

  • Write computer code
  • Drive a car
  • Operate construction equipment
  • Cook
  • Use tools
  • Read a map
  • Paint
  • Use Microsoft Office programm
  • Type
  • Negotiate
  • Other

10. Subject Skills (things you know): Choose at least 3.

  • Language Skills
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Art / Music
  • Computer Programming
  • Fashion
  • Medicine
  • Car Maintenance
  • The Stock Market
  • Other

11. Personal Trait Skills (ways that you act): Choose at least 3.

  • Flexible
  • Independent
  • Dependable (good team player)
  • Punctual (on time)
  • Determined
  • Tactful (good communicator)
  • Organized
  • Accurate
  • Courteous
  • Creative
  • Other

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