Skills - what are you skilled at?

Many of our skills are silent and internalized expertise. Being able to describe your own skills can help you broaden your career perspectives and make a strategic plan to pursue your dream career.

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illustration of competence wheel with focus in skillsWHY: Do you know what you are skilled at? And what you are less skilled at? Which skills you love to use and which you try to avoid using? Being able to reflect upon and describe what you are (less) skilled at makes it easier to choose a career aligned with what you really love doing and gives you the feeling of mastery. Describing your own skills and being able to translate them from academic to non-academic talk can also help you get a broader prospect of your career opportunities (workshop 5 - career development plan). 

WHAT: We will provide you with tools that can help you reflect on the good verbs that describe you and your skills and that can be used when writing a CV, application, in job interviews or only in your own head for building your own confidence. 

HOW: In the workshop you will get dedicated time for self-reflection on your own skills in addition to working with your peers to brainstorm which skills are required in academia and other sectors, and how to develop your skills.

Programme outline

10.15-11.00 - Introduction

11.00-11.15 - Break

11.15-12.00 - Workshop part 1

12.00-12.15 - Break

12.15-13.00 - Workshop part 2

 

Meet the trainers

Camilla Krogstie

portrait photoCamilla Krogstie is a career counsellor at the Career Services at UiO. She has a master’s degree in counselling psychology and in her daily work she is involved in individual career counselling for PhD candidates and students at UiO, in addition to facilitating courses on competence mapping, CV, job application, interview training and more. Camilla is certified in ‘How to develop your Career Plan’ and she works part-time as a lecturer at the Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development at NTNU. She has a great interest in research and is a co-author on the book Designing Courses with Digital Technologis.

 

Marianne Fuglestrand

portrait photoMarianne Fuglestrand is a career counsellor at the Career Services at UiO. She has a master’s degree in social anthropology and in her daily work she is involved in individual career counselling and facilitating courses in competence mapping, motivation, job searching techniques and LinkedIn. Through her work in both public sector and with non-profit organizations, she has develop an expertise in career path mapping and job market orientation.

 

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Published May 27, 2021 8:46 PM - Last modified June 21, 2021 4:10 PM