Skills and Aptitudes

Your skills, gifts, and talents are things that you are able to do well. Skills can be job specific or transferrable to many different occupations. Skills are typically developed because you are interested in an area or because you developed them in school, on the job, volunteering or through other life experiences. Reflecting on the skills you have may lead you to careers to start exploring. Document your current skills and ask yourself - What skills you would most like to use when working? What skills you would like to start or continue to develop?

To help identify your skills, gifts and talents try the following activities: (External Resources)


Career Compass

2017-2018 Academic Calendar Link


CACEE 2017 Excellence in Innovation, Student Engagement Award Winner Logo

Career Services at the University of Manitoba, along with 43 other partner career centres across Canada, co-won the Excellence in Innovation (Student Engagement) award at the CACEE conference for the It All Adds Up campaign.