Lesah Beckhusen: Using SkillScan’s Online Transferable Skills Assessment for Client Career Success (2.5 clock hours awarded)
In this webinar you will receive information on how to set up an account which will give you access to the online assessment. After completing the assessment, you should watch the recording to understand and use the results. You will then be given a link to a second assessment to use with a student or client.
Lesah Beckhusen has guided individuals through career crossroads ranging from initial career launches, to career transitions and career advancement for more than 25 years.
She is a the creator of SkillScan, a suite of transferable skills assessments available online and in print versions. Lesah provides train-the-trainer programs for career counselors and coaches to understand and optimize the assessment results to deepen client self-understanding.
Lesah spent 23 years in MBA career services at UC Berkeley, served as a counselor for community colleges, outplacement firms, adult career centers, and universities, and spent 10 years in private practice with a specialty in helping attorneys in transition. She holds a BA in Psychology and MS in Counseling from San Diego State University.
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION: This is a two part webinar. Part 1 requires you to take the SkillScan Assessment Online. Upon registration you receive instructions to access the SkillScan Drive assessment and a values and interest inventory. Part 2 includes the live webinar and discussion on how to interpret and use the results. After the webinar you will receive access to an additional assessment to use with a student or client.
When clients and students have a clear vision of their skills, they are empowered to identify best-fit options, fill in skill gaps and showcase their strengths through their marketing materials. They gain a distinct advantage by being able to adapt their skills and experience in a continuously changing labor market.
You will learn how to administer SkillScan’s online transferable skills assessment to quickly get to the heart of a client’s skills. We will review career options that align with client skill sets (includes links to O*Net), skill development suggestions for optimizing school and work opportunities, and numerous additional exercises (Interests, Values, Personal Traits). In addition, you will be provided supplemental resources for assisting career launchers, career changers, career advancers, and pre-retirees.
- Use the SkillScan Drive online assessment with your clients
- Interpret the 5 main report sections: Personal Skill Chart, Skill Set Portfolio, Career Guides, Skill Development Suggestions and the Strategic Skill Profile
- Integrate skill results with other career assessments, including Holland interests and a values assessment, to validate core preferences and accelerate a career focus
- Apply transferable skills with career launchers, career transitioners, and job seekers.