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By Laurence Shatkin

With a hundred most sensible jobs lists and 250 task descriptions, this publication is helping readers establish their top talents after which attach them to the easiest jobs. A self-assessment zeroes in in your 3 most sensible profession talents. the talents utilized in the publication symbolize an important ones in this day s economic climate: 1) verbal exchange, 2) machine programming, three) gear use/maintenance, four) equipment/technology research, five) administration, 6) arithmetic, 7) quality controls, eight) technology, nine) social, and 10) thought-processing talents. one other half lists the simplest jobs for every ability. The activity descriptions provide priceless details on wages, development, openings, initiatives, and required schooling and classes. New lists contain most sensible jobs within the sixteen profession clusters, for more youthful staff and older employees, via gender, and in city components and rural parts.

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The first set of lists presents, for each skill, the jobs with the highest combined scores for pay, growth, and number of openings. Note that a job appears in a list for a skill if that skill is one of its top three skills. Since most jobs have three top skills, most jobs appear on three of these lists. This also means that although there are nine lists of 50 jobs and one of 40 jobs, the total number of unique job titles is 230, rather than 490. Look at the lists for all three of your top skills and try to find jobs that appear on two or three of these lists.

However, what you say here about your experiences can provide useful material to include in resumes, cover letters, and interviews. This material, along with whatever formal credentials you possess (such as a certificate or a college degree), your natural abilities, the positive testimonials of your references, and your personal charm can prove that you’re the candidate the employer should hire. Keep in mind that this exercise focuses on skills but not on abilities, such as being able to carry 50 pounds—or a tune.

For most people these two are closely linked, but in some people there are differences. Step 1: Rate Your Skills Nobody is going to grade you on your answers to this exercise. The most important thing is to answer honestly. If someone else will be using this book, do the writing on a separate piece of paper. For each skill, read the definition and examples and then estimate your level of mastery. If you believe you command the skill at a moderate or high level, you’ll confirm that estimate by providing examples from your own experiences of using the skill.

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