Skill Inventory Law and Legal Definition

A skill inventory is a questionaire or report containing information on knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences of current employees. It aims to identify the skills an individual has used or could use, identify the ones they would like to acquire in the future, and highlight patterns of skills. Skills are developed through paid and unpaid work experiences, volunteerism, hobbies, classroom experiences, and through everyday living.

A skill inventory allows a person to take an accurate an inventory of their skills, to prioritize skills according to level of interest, and then to assess their proficiencies. It is commonly used in career counseling, personal marketing strategies, employee assessments.