If you want to do well at interivews, it is essential that you are able to describe what you are good at and why you think you can do the job. This same knowledge is important in deciding what type of job you will enjoy and do well. For these reasons, I consider identifying your skills one of the most important first steps to a successful job search.
Take some time to complete this worksheet carefully. It will help you write more job specific resumes and answer interview questions. You can also take it with you to help complete job applications and as a reference throughout your job search.
Whenever possible, emphasize skills and accomplishment that support your ability to do the job you want, instead of merely listing job tasks.