The IUP Journal of Soft Skills
Self-Assessment for Image Building

Article Details
Pub. Date : Jun, 2019
Product Name : The IUP Journal of Soft Skills
Product Type : Article
Product Code : IJSS41906
Author Name : Sangeeta Sharma and Sakshi Sharma
Availability : YES
Subject/Domain : Management
Download Format : PDF Format
No. of Pages : 06



In today’s ever-changing world where there is cut-throat competition and requirement for enhanced efficiency, it is imperative to assess oneself from time-to-time. It has helped numerous individuals to compete successfully because self-assessment makes one cognizant of one's strengths and weaknesses. It also helps one to form an overall view of one’s personality. This paper discusses how significant it is to compare oneself to others. As an individual, comparison with group members makes one aware of one’s capabilities and potential. It is critical for career planning and job search. Self-assessment should obviously include a discussion on accomplishment, values, awareness, perception and attitude.


Lately, self-assessment has been gaining a lot of attention because of increased demand for better performance. Self-assessment provides in-depth insight into one’s power of comprehension and highlights the hiatus in one’s knowledge. It helps to examine and identify the levels of self-learning and understanding. It can ring an alarm to draw attention to a dark area which might need improvement. Selfassessment is useful to know where one stands among the peers in terms of communication skills, interest, values, achievement and knowledge.