Liberating Skills Transferable
To Many Careers and Vocations
- Effectively communicates: Clearly
explains self both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrates ability to think critically: Points out potential problems, expands issues by
- Demonstrates problem-solving skills: Realizes consequences, finds alternative
solutions and makes decisions.
- Demonstrates an ability to make decisions: Doing things without constantly being told.
- Shows a capacity for growth: Seeks out new experiences or responsibilities.
- Shows a capacity for growth: Reflects confidence in responding to the unexpected.
- Takes advantage of opportunities to contribute ideas, information,
etc.: Offers ideas, opinion,
solutions when asked.
- Demonstrates leadership skills: Can influence others, develops ideas and delegates or coordinates
- Can articulate a personal point of view: Demonstrates viewpoint has been thought through.
- Is responsible and dependable: Shows up when expected and carries out given tasks.
- Gets along well with others: Demonstrates a positive working relationship with fellow workers.
- Reflects self-confidence: Volunteers
for new assignments, hesitates little when deciding.
- Shows an ability to gain the confidence of others: Others seek opinions.
From Watkins, Ed. Occupational Literacy Exam as cited
in Stephen Cobb, "So You Want a Job: Sociology, Liberating Skills and
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