YOUnique4Europe - Mapping and presenting your unique personal and social competences for better employability in a digital world
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Worksheet to map my soft skills

With this worksheet I will get to know myself better. I will detect situations in life in which my personal set of soft skills showed up before. This allows me to better present myself later when applying for a job, internship placement or other training programme.

Introduction: I have skills and strengths!

1) There is something I work extra hard at.

  I felt a sense of achievement here:


4) I forget the time when I do these activities:


2) These are the tasks I like to take on when I do something with friends:



5) Others ask me for advice about:



3.) This is what I find particularly great about a certain job:


6) These qualities were easily observed by my friends, schoolmates or colleagues in former internships?:



These are the Top 10 soft skills I think I possess

(please select your 10 Favorites out of the following list)

Getting closer: Important areas in my life!

These are relevant areas in my life:
(Select the areas that are part of your life and, if necessary, add more that are not listed here)

Almost there: This is how soft skills showed up in my life areas!

Have a closer look at your individual areas of life:

1st step: This is a picture that represents a certain life area:
(upload a picture that shows a life area)

2nd step: I can describe examples of my soft skills in this specific area:
(below the picture select or deselect out of the 9 soft skills per life area and explain how your soft skills became visible in a certain situation or activity)

Soft skills in my life areas







What have I done and where (situation, activity)?




How did my soft skills become visible in this situation ?




Upload a picture that shows a life area




Finally: My personal goals

“Begin with the end in mind” (Stephen Covey)
– thinking about my goals will motivate me and help me to find the right way to better present myself:
(please describe shortly your goals for your professional life)

These are my short-term goals:








These are my long-term goals:








This is my next vocational goal:







This is what I will do exactly to get closer to my vocational goal:








These soft skills will be helpful to achieve this goal:





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