Activity #1: Soft Skills Checklist
Open a word document, type the six soft skills in a column in the left margin [communication, enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, networking, problem solving and critical thinking, and professionalism] Use the Activity Model below as a guide.
Activity #2: On Your Own
Use the Soft Skills checklist you created to evaluate your workplace skills. Create a daily or weekly Workplace Journal to record your thoughts and opinions from the day’s events and the answers to the questions you created. Use it to evaluate your skills; keep the positives job attributes and improve upon the negatives. As you analyze your journal writings, you will find patterns and trends forming. These essential features will help you understand your needs and assist you in aligning yourself to find a future career that you are truly interested in pursuing.
ACTIVITY MODEL – Soft Skills Checklist
#1 – COMMUNICATION
#2 – ENTHUSIASM & ATTITUDE
#3 – TEAMWORK
#4 – NETWORKING
#5 – PROBLEM SOLVING AND CRITICAL THINKING
#6 – PROFESSIONALISM (examples below)
1. Behave professionally – know when to stop joking, wasting time fooling around
Activity #3: Reflection – Follow the prompts below to complete this activity.
How will I practice my soft skills? Create and explain a plan of action that you will take to practice each of the learned soft skills.