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Skills Summary

Skills Summary is a free tool that will help you assess your career skills – including communication skills, interpersonal skills and much more.

With Skills Summary, you can build a strong CV and give yourself the best opportunity to prepare for your job interview.

Core Competencies

Identify your key life skills by answering 12 short questions in each of our 12 categories

Skills Summary

Review your progress and record your experience on your personalised Profile Page


Request endorsements from your peers or mentors to support your CV preparation

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Try out Skills Summary now! Click on the button below and you’ll be able to access a taster of one of the skills courses before you sign up.


Communication Skills

Communication Skills


Communication is all about getting information across. This can be anything from messages to thoughts, feelings or emotions.

Interpersonal Skills


They involve being open minded and respectful to other people’s views and opinions, even if they are different from your own.



Teamwork is when a group of people work together towards the same goal. It happens everywhere in our day to day lives.

Productivity Skills

Decision Making


Decision making is choosing between two or more courses of action or between two or more solutions to a problem.

Problem Solving


Identifying and breaking down the problem as well as recognising other existing problems is key to finding a solution.

Organisation Skills


Organisation means planning, managing and keeping track of your time, resources and activities.

Leadership Skills



Adaptability is being flexible when things change or faced with different people or situations.



Leadership is about giving direction and providing a vision and motivation to others.



Entrepreneurship means being creative, thinking outside the box for new ideas and approaches.

Personal Skills

Drive and Resilience


Someone who has a lot of drive takes responsibility for their own work and takes on challenges even if they seem impossible at first.

Ethics and Integrity


A person who is ethical and has integrity is someone that always tries to be honest and responsible, even when it may be hard.

IT Skills


Having good IT skills means being able to understand and use the right technology for a certain task or job.


Skills Summary is the result of a collaborative project between the National Youth Council of Ireland, Accenture and SpunOut.ie. It is funded by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and recognised as a measurement tool in the Youth Employability Initiative.