Utah Student Planning Guide Grades 7-8 - page 12

Employability Skills Self-Assessment
For jobs in today’s “information age,” you’ll need to develop the skills that are
valued by organizations that are dealingwith a flood of information. Organizations have to
change rapidly in response new information, and they face new issues on a daily basis..
Complete the checklists below to help you evaluatewhat skills you have now, and
what skills you need towork on in order to find career success. Check the activities in
each category below that are easy for you. If the activity is difficult, or if you have no
experiencewith the activity, leave it blank.
These things are easy forme:
I can find something
else to do if someone
doesn’t show up as
I adjustmy language to
match the language
being usedby the
larger group.
I am open to new ideas
and techniques.
I pay attention to
others’ comments and
actions and adjustmy
own in response.
I changemymind in
light of new
These things are easy forme:
I can find new solutions
to old problems.
I often fix things using
unconventional means.
I can brainstorm new
ways to use tools and
I have ideas to improve
almost everything I use.
I usemy imagination.
These things are easy forme:
I canwork effectively
on a team.
I bring people together
and help everyone agree
on a course of action.
I canmotivate others.
I respect peoplewho
are different thanme,
and consider their
I recognize the
strengths of others.
Total for “Adapt”
Total for “Innovate”
Total for “Collaborate”
1...,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-9,10,11 13,14,15,16
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