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skills audit

By katie_cummins Oct 21, 2014 642 Words
Skills Audit Work Experience Level 5
Use the following scale to rate the skills checklist, Please fill in the sheet as accurately as possible so as to get the maximum benefit from the excerise;

Your skill in the areaImportance in vocational area
1 unskilled1 irrelevant
2 very poor2 unnecessary
3 poor3 a little relevant
4 passable4 relevant
5 adequate5 of some use
6 satisfactory6 useful
7 good7 beneficial
8 very good8 very beneficial
9 excellent9 valuable
10 outstanding10 essential


Interpersonal skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings Able to interact successfully with a wide range of people. Knows how to interpret & use body language9

7 10

10-1

-3

Oral communication skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings Presents information & ideas clearly with content & style appropriate for the audience. Presents opinions & ideas in an open & objective way107+3

Counselling skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings Responds to what others have said in a non-judgemental way. Builds trust & openness in others910-1

Teaching & training skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings Able to help others gain knowledge & skills. Able to create an effective learning environment76+1

Coaching skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings
Gives feedback in a constructive way. Helps others to increase their knowledge or skills910-1

Financial skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings
Able to keep accurate financial records. Able to manage a budget610-4  
Persuading skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings Communicates effectively to justify a position or influence a decision. Able to sell products & promote ideas89-1

Care giving skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings Able to empathise with others; able to give sensitive care to people who need it910-1

Computer skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings
Able to use a variety of software programs; knowledge about social media, desk top publishing or web design106+4

Customer service skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings Able to build a relationship of mutual trust with clients. Able to handle complaints & concerns in a sensitive way10100

Planning skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings
Able to plan projects, events & activities; able to establish objectives, needs & options.108+2

Research skillsMy skillImportanceDifference in ratings
Knows how to find & collect relevant information; able to analyse data, summarise findings & write a report880  
Write down the skills where you have the highest negative scores: •Able to keep accurate financial records. Able to manage a budget. (6) •Able to help others gain knowledge & skills. Able to create an effective learning environment. (7) •Knows how to find & collect relevant information; able to analyse data, summarise findings & write a report. (8) Which THREE skills are the most important to address for your vocational area? 1Able to interact successfully with a wide range of people. Knows how to interpret & use body language. 2Communicates effectively to justify a position or influence a decision. Able to sell products & promote ideas. 3Able to build a relationship of mutual trust with clients. Able to handle complaints & concerns in a sensitive way.

How are you going to improve?
For skill 1 – I will connect instantly with someone i.e shake hands. I will also show agreement, mirror expressions and postures.

For skill 2 – I will Develop a listening strategy. Overall, I can personalize my sales process to the client if I listen closely. Use the information to establish a clients pain points, preferences and needs.

For skill 3 – I will practice empathy. Putting myself in the position of another person will allow me to see things from a different perspective. When people feel understood, they tend to be less combative, leading to greater understanding and unity.

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