05    so, what can i do?

Everyone has skills! Go back through your Explore Portfolio - you've probably identified some of your skills already. Ask your mentor if you could take another look at the Progress Star you created at the beginning of Experience Works. This should also help you with this section.

soft skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills. You probably have soft skills that you don't even know about! 

 

Chat with your mentor to better understand what soft skills are. Here are some examples to get you started...

Communication

Organisation

Time management

Creativity

Teamwork

Strong work ethic

Empathy

Confidence

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hard skills

Hard skills are technical skills that are learnt and improved through education, practice and repetition. For example... 

Computer skills

Speaking a foreign language

Carpentry

Photography

Budgeting

Coding

Engineering

Health and safety skills

Social media marketing

Using machinery

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