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Transferable Skills

Transferable skills are universal skills which seem to exist in any occupation. If you can do this in one job, you should be able to do it in any other job. From the list below, select those transferable skills that reflect transferable skills that you now possess.

Act/perform Adapt to situations Advise people Analyze data
Anticipate problems appraise services Arrange functions Assemble products
Assess situations Audit records Bargain/barter Be cost conscious
Be responsible for Budget money Build Buy product/services
Calculate numbers Chart information Check for accuracy Classify information
Collect money Communicate Compare data Compile statistics
Compute data Conceptualize Conduct Confront
Construct buildings Consult with others Control costs Control people
Control situations Converse w/ others Coordinate activities Cope with deadlines
Copy information Corresponds with others Create Delegate
Deliver Demonstrate Design Detail
Detect Determine Develop Direct others
Dispense information Distribute Do precision work Do public relations work
Draft Drive Edit Encourage
Endure long hours Enforce Entertain Establish
Estimate Evaluate Examine Exchange
Exhibit Expand Expedite Explain
Explore File records Find information Fix/repair
Follow directions follow through Gather information Gather materials
Generate Guide/lead Handle complaints Handle equipment
Handle money Help people Illustrate Imagine solutions
Implement Improve Improvise Inform people
Initiate actions Inspect products Install Instruct
Interpret data Interview people Invent Inventory
Investigate Lead people Learn Learn quickly
Liaise Lift (moderator) Listen Locate information
Log information Make/create Make decisions Make policy
Manage a business Manage people Measure boundaries Mediate problems
Meet the public Memorize information Mentor others Monitor progress
Motivate others Move materials Negotiate Nurse
Nurture Observe Obtain Operate equipment
Organize data Order goods/supplies Organize people Organize tasks
Own/operate business Paint Perceive needs Perform routine work
Persuade others Plan Plant Prepare materials
Present information Print Process information Process materials
Produce Programs Promote Protect property
Provide maintenance Question others Raise money Read reference books
Recommend Record data Recruit people Rectify
Reduce costs Refer people Rehabilitate people Remember information
Remove Repair Replace Report information
Research Resolve problems Restore Retrieve information
Review Run meetings Schedule Seek out
Select Sell Separate Service equipment
Set goals Set up equipment Set up system Service customers
Sew Shape Signal Size up situations
Sketch Socialize Solve problems Sort
Speak in public Study Supervise Supply
Support Survey Synthesize Tabulate
Take instruction Tend equipment Test Think ahead
Think logically Tolerate interruptions Track Train/teach
Transcribe Transfer Translate Travel
Treat Troubleshoot Tutor Type
Understand Unite people Update information Upgrade
Use hand/eye coordination Use words correctly Verify Visit
Visualize Work quickly Write promo material Volunteer
Weigh Write proposals Write reports Write technical work