Personal Skills and Attributes

Objective

This activity will allow participants the opportunity to explore their own personal skills and attributes and to discuss these in relation to what they want and what they need, in order to gain employment or set up their own business. Videosmall

Time

1 hour

Format & Materials

Independent work/Group discussion.

Content

The trainer asks the participants to write down a minimum of 5 personal skills and /or attributes.

Participants discuss these with a partner – explaining how and why these might be attractive to an employer.

Participants give examples of how they have used these skills previously to their advantage.

Participants report to the group, the group gives feedback.

The trainer summarizes how these skills can be used as evidence on application forms and CVs.