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How would you rate your employability skills NOW as they currently exist? Please use the following scale:
Rating Scale
ADV  Advanced - You have demonstrated superior skills.
PRO   Proficient - You can and do meet the description right now.
ND   Needs Development - You need development here.
NA   Not Aware - I have no idea how to do this.

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
 Professional Image:
I know how to dress appropriately for the job; I employ practices to maintain a professional image; I maintain poise in familiar and unfamiliar situations.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Attitude:
I exhibit a positive attitude, self-confidence, self-motivation; I demonstrate a sense of pride in my work assignments; I receive new ideas, processes, and people.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Responsibility:
I am dependable, I arrive on time and am ready to perform; I complete assignments; and I accept responsibility for my own actions.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Time Management:
I manage my time and complete assignments on time, I allocate time to activities including revisions; I prepare and follow schedules.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Personal Improvement:
I demonstrate an interest in learning beyond current needs; I improve my skills on my own initiative.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Ethics:
I demonstrate honesty, integrity, tactfulness, and discretion.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA

COMMUNICATION AND INTERACTIVE SKILLS
 Group/Public:
I exchange ideas in a variety of situations; I conduct organized and effective meetings and presentations; I participate in and facilitate group communication.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Oral/Verbal:
I speak clearly and concisely using standard English; I relay information accurately; I speak a second language; I avoid inappropriate uses of pidgin, slang, and profanity.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Non Verbal:
I demonstrate knowledge of cultural practices; I use professional posture; smile; I use eye contact constructively.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Listening:
I differentiate messages from delivery; I ask for clarification; utilize active listening techniques; I repeat instructions, messages, and understanding for confirmation.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Writing:
I prepare business-related documents using proper business style, format, and content including appropriate vocabulary, and inclusion of all necessary information; I utilize resources and find good examples.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Reading:
I understand technological/industrial information, i.e., trades/industry-specific publications; I follow written directions; express comprehension through restating or summarizing.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Client:
I communicate with clients politely and appropriately; I record and deliver information clearly and accurately; I deliver messages in a timely manner; I manage conflicts in a calm, professional manner.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Interaction:
I interact positively with people of genders, all ages, different cultural backgrounds, and those with special needs; I work cooperatively as a team member in group settings: offer ideas, information, and opinions; assume a fair share of the work.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Creative Thinking:
I generate new ideas or innovative ways of doing things.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Problem Solving:
I identify problems, evaluate information, and define appropriate solutions; I evaluate and select the set of procedures, tools, and/or machine, including computers and software, which produce the desired results.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Information Gathering:
I identify the need for data, locate and organize information from relevant sources, i.e., manuals, files, Internet, experts, publications, or create it, and evaluate its relevance and accuracy; I select and analyze information and communicate the results to others using oral, written, graphic, pictorial, or multimedia methods.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Quantitative Reasoning:
I utilize mathematical concepts to appropriately estimate, measure, and calculate.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA

OTHER CORE SKILLS
 Safety:
I follow safety rules; operates equipment properly; maintain safety equipment; I understand OSHA rules and regulations.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Career Exploration:
I translate business career options into skills, knowledge, and experience necessary for employability; I formulate career plan(s). I prepare for interviews with poise and confidence.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Life Skills:
I utilize analytical tools and technology such as computers, spreadsheets, accounting/finance principles, and economic theories to plan, organize, and allocate personal resources.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA

SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS
 Management:
I coordinate project planning and organization; I facilitate group effectiveness; I can provide motivation and encouragement.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA
 Leadership:
I create a vision/objective/goal; define alternative paths for achievement; I foster a supportive climate.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA

INFORMATION AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY SKILLS
 Information Technology:
I assess information needs; evaluate hardware components, software applications, operating systems, and communication hardware; I maintain operation and care of hardware and software. I utilize on-line reference tools, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and multimedia applications to complete assignments.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA

GENERAL BUSINESS SKILLS
 General Business:
I plan and operate a business, including creating the business structure; designing, producing, and marketing products and services; I establish human resource planning and policies; I account for external environmental factors.
  ADV  PRO  ND  NA