Focus on Accomplishments
Skills Identification Worksheets
Other Self-Assessment Worksheets
How Others See You
First, click here to print this worksheet of descriptive words.
Now, ask someone who is close to you – your spouse, a sibling, a roommate or friend – to circle 10 to 15 traits that describe you.
Their impressions may surprise you and possibly point you in some new direction. Look for ways to maximize your strengths and overcome your weaknesses.
Click here for a list of job titles that you can use as a brainstorming tool when considering job goals.
Non-Employment Related Experiences
Community involvement and volunteer experience may be a valuable resource for your job search. Many people overlook these experiences or neglect to list them on resumes.
Click here for a list of common titles that may be relevant to your own experiences. Attach the name of the activity or community organization.
Work-related values are an important part of setting job search goals. Click here for a worksheet that will help you decide what working conditions are important to you.
Goals Identification Worksheet
Before beginning your job search, it helps to identify your goals. Click here for a worksheet that will help you examine your goals and determine whether they are reasonable and attainable.
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