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Employability Skills for Industry (

Employability skills are those basic skills necessary for getting, keeping, and doing well on a job. Entry-level employees with good personal skills have confidence in themselves and deal with others honestly and openly, displaying respect for themselves, their co-workers, and their supervisors regardless of other people’s diversity and individual differences. This course will help identify those skills you have and those skills you may need to work on so you can do well in industry jobs.

Good employees have confidence in themselves; communicate and collaborate with others honestly and openly; display respect for themselves, co-workers, and supervisors. Good employees know how to work with others - both workers and customers - regardless of other people’s diversity and individual differences. This course will help you learn to recognize your strengths and build the confidence and relationship skills you need to succeed as a part of a team and part of a group.

You will learn how to have a positive attitude and take initiative to learn new things to get the job done! Learn how to set goals and priorities in your work and personal life so that your resources (time and money) may be conserved and managed. Develop good personal habits like going to work on time, as scheduled, and dressed appropriately.

The topics this course will address include:

- Workplace Courtesy

- Resume Building

- Being a Team Player-Cooperating with Co-Workers

- Time Management

- Initiative

Participants will be able to:

- Demonstrate knowledge and ability to create a plan to help you improve their soft skills.

- Demonstrate knowledge and ability to improve personal management in meeting employer expectations of job site time management by prioritizing tasks at work.

- Demonstrate knowledge and ability to identify problems and their root causes, identify possible solutions to problems by addressing the root causes and implement and evaluate a solution to an identified problem

- Explain how direct and indirect communication styles can create misunderstandings in the workplace and analyze a scenario and develop a list of conflicts that impact the workplace.

- Analyze a workplace scenario by interpreting behaviors and decision-making practices that are discourteous and unprofessional and analyze how a person’s professionalism impacts the working environment.