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Skill Identification: How to Do a Thorough Skills Inventory

September 25th, 2018 No comments

by Paul Sears, WorkForce Center Staff   “There is a rich reward awaiting the job seeker who will spend the time to figure out his or her skills.” ~ Richard Nelson Bolles, What Color Is Your Parachute? Anything that you know or anything that you can do is a skill. Musings on Skills and Careers, […]

Musings on Skills and Careers, Part 2: Skills Checklist

September 25th, 2018 No comments

By Paul Sears, WorkForce Center Staff   Many systems have been designed to guide career choices. A skill identification tool in the Minnesota WorkForce Centers’ Employment Ready U program has a SKILL CHECKLIST to help workshop participants reflect upon career choices. Ideally, we want job seekers to be in the good place at the center […]

Musings on Skills and Careers, Part 1: Find The Good Place

September 25th, 2018 No comments

By Paul Sears, WorkForce Center Staff   Once I worked for a manager who had what I thought an extremely enlightened approach to assigning tasks. My boss’s philosophy was: to the greatest degree possible, assign work to people that allows them to use their best and favorite skills. No wonder my boss was overwhelmingly popular. […]

September RoundTable

August 23rd, 2010 No comments

Title: Making and Maintaining Social Connections in the Twin Cities Location: Walden University, Suite 100 Description: Facilitated by Lisa Cook and Michael Orr Date: 2010-09-22 Start Time: 6:00 pm End Time: 7:30 pm

July CPAD Meeting

March 26th, 2010 No comments

Date: July 9, 2010 Title: July CPAD Meeting Location: MN Teamsters Service Bureau Link out: Click here Description: Presenter: Rachel Vilsack Topic: Job Skills Transfer Assessment Start Time: 07:30 Date: 2010-07-09 End Time: 09:00