Match Your Skills to Occupations

You should know what work-related skills you already have and how good you are at each. Find occupations that match the skills you want to use. You’ll use this list to help you explore careers.

Using the Match Your Skills to Occupations (pdf) to write down a list of your skills: personal, transferrable, and occupational. You can use the skills listed on Know Your Work Skills.  

Then, compare those skills with occupations. You can find occupational information related to your skills at the Carnegie Library Job & Career Education Center. Or,use the online skill assessments listed below. You can ask people close to you for feedback. 

Online Resources for Work Skills

Career Planning ModelManage Your Career Create A Plan & Set Goals Expand Skills Explore Careers Assess Yourself Find A Job