Go & Grow using Life Skills
Create your story using your Life Skills to continuously improve your journey.
A skill is a learned or natural ability to accomplish a particular task.
There is a difference between occupational and employability skills. Occupational skills are a set of knowledge and skills that employees need for a specific job or occupation. Employability skills or workplace skills prepare individuals for any job.
Recent interviews of Minnesota employers reveal specific qualities most wanted in employees. Also, find out Why Skills Are Important, and how to gain or improve your skills.
Explore the knowledge and skills needed for a specific career and industry.
Employability skills make the difference between who can do the job and who gets (and keeps) the job.
Locate resources for job seekers, students, and career advisors. Discover fun ways to identify your skills.
Wondering about Life Skills and how to talk about them?
Sometimes referred to as soft skills or employability skills, life skills are character traits and values that include:
Check out these resources that offer examples, videos and further explanation of life skills. Then, learn more about how you can support your child's Academic and Career Planning Process.