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This Database provides you with the opportunity to develop the skills employers want. Decide what skill(s) you want to improve from the list below.

Skill Set 1: Taking Responsibility
1 – Motivate Yourself
2 – Be Ethical
3 – Manage Your Time
4 – Manage Your Money

Skill Set 2: Developing Physical Skills
5 – Stay Well
6 – Look Good
7 – Type Well
8 – Write Legibly

Skill Set 3 – Communicating Verbally
9 – Converse One-on-One
10 – Present to Groups
11 – Use Visual Displays

Skill Set 4 – Communicating in Writing
12 – Write Well
13 – Edit and Proof
14 – Use Word Processing Tools
15 – Master On-Line Communication

Skill Set 5: Working Directly with People
16 – Build Good Relationships
17 – Work in Teams
18 – Teach Others

Skill Set 6: Influencing People
19 – Manage Effectively
20 – Sell Successfully
21 – Politick Wisely
22 – Lead Effectively

Skill Set 7: Gathering Information
23 – Search the Web
24 – Use Library Holdings
25 – Use Commercial Databases
26 – Conduct Interviews
27 – Use Surveys
28 – Keep and Use Records

Skill Set 8: Using Quantitative Tools
29 – Use Numbers
30 – Use Graphs and Tables
31 – Use Spreadsheet Programs

Skill Set 9: Asking and Answering the Right Questions
32 – Detect Nonsense
33 – Pay Attention to Detail
34 – Apply Knowledge
35 – Evaluate Actions and Policies

Skill Set 10: Solving Problems
36 – Identify Problems
37 – Develop Solutions
38 – Launch Solutions