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12 Steps to a New Career by Carl J. Wellenstein

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3 Skills

You can’t know what you want to do unlessyou know what you’re good at doing.

Chapter Overview

Having a good grasp of your own skills and achievements is critical in the early stages of a job or career search. If you’re seeking employment, employers hire you primarily for your skills. If you’re seeking self-employment, you’ll set yourself up for failure if you don’t have a good understanding of your strengths and weaknesses. In this chapter, you’ll:

image Learn the differences between skills, traits, and characteristics.

image Understand what your ...

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