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The SKILLS menu


How to use the "Skills" section of OverFiftiesFriends (left menu):
The Skills section of the Over Fifties Friends social community allows you to find friends with skills you may need, or provide your skills to others.
Lots of seniors may be retired or semi-retired, but still in possession of valuable skills. Our over 50s Skills Forum gives members of OverFiftiesFriends the opportunity to either offer these skills to other members or request skills from other members.
My Skills Profile - Clicking this link takes you to your Skills profile on Over Fifties Friends. You will need to activate your Skills profile. You do this by clicking on Me in the left menu, then clicking the Settings tab at the top of that page. Here you can click the drop down menu to activate Skills (as well as your Guestbook, Dating profile and regular profile). You can also choose the privacy level of your profile here and turn on/off the daily email alerts you receive from Over Fifties Friends.
YOu can then create your Skills profile. Do this by clicking on Me/Update profile, and then clicking the Skills tab at the top. To add your skill, just select a type from the drop down menu (there is everything from Computers, to Help in the Home and Health Care). Then put in a location, as accurately as you wish. If you want to add an image to draw more attention to your skill, just click the Browse button to upload one from your computer. The image will be added (and all the information you added will be saved) when you click on the Update Profile button at the bottom of that page. Lastly, fill in a description of your skill, explaining why other members may have use for it. Click on Update Profile to create your Skill profile.
Advanced Skill Search - You will find the advanced skills search when you click on the main Skills link in the left menu. The Skills search is fairly straightforward, and allows you to find fellow members in your area who may be able to help you out. Underneath the search box, you will also see the latest skills that members have added to their profiles. Clicking on a member from a Skills search will take you to the Skills profile of that person.
To see all skills on offer, just click the Search button without choosing any criteria.When the search results come up, you can choose to sort them according to location, name, date registered, last log in and age.
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