Transferable Skills Inventory

Transferable skills are ones that are common to all professions and can be carried from one job to the next. According to Forbes there are seven transferable skills:

  • Technical Competence
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multitasking
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity
  • Leadership

motivated skill is one that you are confident about your ability to perform and enjoy using. You will be more engaged with your work if you are able to apply and develop your motivated skills.

Download and use the Transferable Skills Inventory to determine your motivated skills. Use these skills as search terms in your job search to find positions that will be a good match. You can also use the inventory to identify skills that you would like to develop more. What steps can you take to improve these skills? Meet with a career counselor to discuss how your skills can help with job searching and networking.