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Tools to Explore Skills

Figure out your skills

Being able to identify all the skills you have can open you up to more career options. It can also help you work out if you have any skill or knowledge gaps that can be addressed with further training.

Skills Profiler home - America's Career InfoNet

Use the Skills Profiler to create a list of your skills and match them to job types that need those skills. You can use this profile to identify occupations that use your current skills, find gaps you need to fill, or polish your resume.

As you begin to explore career options and conduct your job search, it is important to know your own qualifications. Over the years you develop many skills through your coursework, co-curricular activities, and other life experiences. Prospective employers expect you to know your skills and to be able to apply what you learn in college to the work environment.

Purdue OWL: Job Skills Checklist

This handout provides a large skills inventory list that you can use to help build your resume and cover letter.

Career Key | Identify Your Skills

Learn ways to be job skills and work skills smart in our step by step process to identify your skills and make them work for you.

50 Ways to Get a Job That Makes Good

An interactive site that gives you all the steps you need to take to find a job that makes money and does good.

Career Interests Game // Career Center // University of Missouri

Come to the MU Career Center! Monday-Friday from 9-4 in the basement of the Student Success Center (Lowry Mall)

Skills Inventory from Tufts University

Have you ever wondered why you do better in some classes than others? It may depend on your individual learning style. Your learning style influences the way you understand information and solve problems.