Career test: Skills audit

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Career test: Skills audit

Career test

The Career Smart Skills Audit test will help you to identify the skills areas which you believe you most need to develop or which are most important for you to develop further. The audit consists of 40 items and should take you no longer than 5 minutes to complete.

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This career test audits 10 skills areas:

  • Numerical
  • Information Technology
  • Managing Self
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Team Working
  • Managing Others
  • Influence and Persuasion
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Personal Development Planning

You will be asked to rate how good you think you are at 40 activities. This is how the career test audits your existing skills and identifies which skills areas are most in need of development. You will also be asked to rate how important it is for you to develop those skills. This is how the career test helps you to identify which skills areas are most important for you to progress in your career.

Based on your responses, the Career Smart Skills Audit will recommend which of your skills areas are most in need of development, or most important for you to develop further. Your results will include a breakdown of the activities which are included in those skills areas. You will also be given further advice on developing in those skills areas. You can use this career test results summary to help you prioritise your development.

Instructions

During the audit you will be presented with 40 short items.

You will be asked to rate each item twice, once for "How good are you at this?" (Good, Okay, Bad) and once for "How important is it for you develop this skill?" (Very, Quite, Not).

Better results are given if you rate every item.

Click below to begin your Career Smart Skills Audit.

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Further advice on developing your career skills can found on this website.