An article titled ” Five Ways to Identify Your Personal Strengths and Apply Them to Project Work” gives us ways to do this within a career. After discovering what our strengths are it is important to apply them to work so that we can have success. We must know what we like, what we are good at, and how both can be used in the workplace. Once we answer these questions it is important to apply them to our careers.
Listen to what others say you’re good at. This primarily has to do with what skills people compliment you on and recognize the most in the workplace. More often than not others see strengths in us that we don’t notice at first ourselves. This is something that we need to be more aware of so that we can utilize them in the workplace.
What is Your Relationship Style? It is important to know what kinds of relationships both good and bad we have within the workplace. What kinds of relationships bring out the best in us as well as which are the most difficult. When we do this we can see what people we work well with so that we can be more productive and efficient.
Roberts Career Center. Going to the career center is another great way to further discover your strengths. Although it’s not discussed in the article, by going there you will have the opportunity to take a strengths assessment test. On top of that you can discuss your strengths in person to apply them to a career. This is a great opportunity for students to discover their strengths and something they should take advantage of.