Last Updated: August 2019
Purpose: This document provides step-by-step instructions for creating a new Soft Skill to add to a Job Profile in Calibrate.
Audience: This document is meant to be used by Job Profile Editors and Job Profile Reviewers who want to add a Soft Skill to a Job Profile that is not already in the Calibrate library.
Before you begin: Soft Skills are specific behaviors and characteristics that demonstrate general strengths and describe the most important social and behavioral characteristics.
You can find the definition of the capitalized words used in this User Guide in the SkillsEngine dictionary located here.
1] From the Soft Skills page in the Job Profile section (for Editors) or the Validate section (for Reviewers), click the Create a New Soft Skill button at the bottom of the page.
2] The Create a new Soft Skill screen appears.
3] Decide on a Title that describes the Soft Skill. Titles are generally between one and three words long.
4] Enter the Title into the Title field.
5] As you enter words into the Create a new Soft Skill screen, the Similar Existing Soft Skill list at the bottom of the screen populates with possible existing Soft Skills.
6] Scroll through the Similar Existing Soft Skill list and see if the Soft Skill you’re trying to create already exists.
7] If it does, click the “+” to the left of the Soft Skill to add it to the Job Profile. You’re done. There’s no need to create the Soft skill. Otherwise continue creating the Soft Skill.
8] Enter a brief description of the Soft Skill in the Brief Description text box. The description should include some details about what the Soft Skill includes.
9] Click the Submit button.
10] The new Soft Skill appears in the Unranked Soft Skills list and it also gets entered into the Calibrate Library.