The skills you have developed in one part of your life can often be applied in another area - this exercise helps you to understand what skills you can draw on and use in a new situation.
1. Take Worksheet ( Transferable Skills Worksheet.pdf) and cut into 'cards'.
Lay out the four 'header cards on a clear space on your desk in the
|CAN DO THIS VERY WELL
||CAN DO THIS WELL
|CAN DO THIS BUT NOT VERY WELL
||NOT ONE OF MY STRENGTHS
2. Read the skills cards and place one on each of the 'header cards
according to how you feel you would rate yourself at this skill.
3. Take the cards on your pile and arrange them in order according to what
you do best. Write your top ten on the Worksheet
4. Take one of the cards from the pile that you would like to try to improve and
produce a plan to do so.
SKILLS you may be using include -
-recognising my personal strengths
-identifying skills that are transferable
add one of your own