A small insurance company with approximately 50 employees wants to hire an office manager. Technical insurance knowledge is not required. The company is looking for someone with good organizational skills, managerial and supervisory skills, the ability to manage budgets and schedules, the ability to coordinate meetings, and excellent
communication, interpersonal, and computer skills. Work experience is preferred.
1. Analyze your knowledge and skills to determine if you have the qualifications to apply for this position. a. List your technical skills that are strengths and the ones you need to develop. b. List your soft skills that are strengths and the ones you need to develop. c. List your conceptual skills that are strengths and the ones you need to develop. 2. Analyze your work experience, if you have any. If not, consider your volunteer work.
a. List the skills you developed through your work experience that are transferable to this position. b. What alternative experiences
(internships, projects, service learning, simulations, or team
experiences) can you cite that helped you develop workforce skills? 3. Are you qualified for this position? 4. If you have a year left prior to graduation, what steps can you take that will improve your qualifications for this
position or a similar one?