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Step 1: Know your skills

Ready to find the career that's right for you?

Get started by understanding your skills and interests. Then you can see jobs and careers they match best.

  • Your interests are the things you like to do. Learn how they can help you pick a career.
  • Job skills are the things you are good at. Learn how they match careers—and how you can talk about them to employers.
  • Soft skills are sometimes called people skills. Learn how important they are to helping you get and hold on to a job.
  • Use this Skills checklist to keep track of your skills for job applications, interviews, resumes and other uses.
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