Aug 2, 2020
Building a Skills Inventory
In this episode, I talk about the steps to take to build a skills inventory. I'll cover some of the resources that we spoke about in Episode 17 as well as the specific approach for creating your skills inventory. We'll also talk about why having a skills inventory is important and how you can use it to support your career and learning journeys.
* Broadly, skills can be grouped as transferable skills (what you can do), special knowledge (what you know), and self-management skills (how you conduct yourself)
* Transferable skills are the most important and these are skills like constructing, creating, researching, analysing, teaching, organising, repairing, initiating, networking, communicating, planning
* Special knowledge is skills like physics, graphic design, bookkeeping, mathematics, data analysis, French, and psychology
* Self-management skills are skills like being adaptable, self-confident, dependable, supportive, loyal, persistent, innovative, and resour…