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Increase your employability

  1. 1. We are NOT hiring, ratherWe are NOT hiring, rather we are DOWNSIZING!we are DOWNSIZING!
  2. 2. A set of skills, knowledge and personal attributesA set of skills, knowledge and personal attributes that make an individual more likely to secure andthat make an individual more likely to secure andthat make an individual more likely to secure andthat make an individual more likely to secure and be successful in their chosen occupation(s) to thebe successful in their chosen occupation(s) to the benefit of themselves, the workforce, thebenefit of themselves, the workforce, the community and the economy.community and the economy.
  3. 3. Employability goes well beyond the simplisticEmployability goes well beyond the simplistic notion of key skills, and it is application of a mixnotion of key skills, and it is application of a mixnotion of key skills, and it is application of a mixnotion of key skills, and it is application of a mix ofof PERSONAL QUALITIESPERSONAL QUALITIES and beliefs,and beliefs, understandings,understandings, SKILFUL PRACTICESSKILFUL PRACTICES and theand the ABILITY to REFLECTABILITY to REFLECT productively on experienceproductively on experience
  4. 4. APTITUDEAPTITUDE isis something one can TESTsomething one can TEST BUTBUT ATTITUDEATTITUDE is 100% to be seen afteris 100% to be seen afterATTITUDEATTITUDE is 100% to be seen afteris 100% to be seen after the INTERVIEWthe INTERVIEW
  5. 5. EMPLOYABILITYEMPLOYABILITY is a function of youris a function of your KNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGE SKILLSSKILLS andand ATTITUDEATTITUDE
  6. 6. EMPLOYABILITYEMPLOYABILITY depends on your ability to usedepends on your ability to useEMPLOYABILITYEMPLOYABILITY depends on your ability to usedepends on your ability to use themthem (KSA)(KSA) for your advantage and present themfor your advantage and present them to your employersto your employers authenticallyauthentically
  7. 7. EMPLOYABILITYEMPLOYABILITY is a function of youris a function of your KNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGE SKILLSSKILLS andand ATTITUDEATTITUDE
  8. 8. Companies hireCompanies hire people based on their attitudepeople based on their attitude towards worktowards worktowards worktowards work Hired people can be trained for skills easierHired people can be trained for skills easier than changing a their attitudethan changing a their attitude
  9. 9. ATTITUDEATTITUDE You either HAVE itYou either HAVE it Or You DONT..Or You DONT..Or You DONT..Or You DONT..
  10. 10. FUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLS PERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLSPERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLSPERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLSPERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS TEAMWORK SKILLSTEAMWORK SKILLSTEAMWORK SKILLSTEAMWORK SKILLS
  11. 11. FUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLSFUNDAMENTAL SKILLS
  12. 12. READREADREADREAD WRITEWRITEWRITEWRITE PRESENTPRESENTPRESENTPRESENT LISTENLISTENLISTENLISTEN SHARESHARESHARESHARE
  13. 13. PERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLSPERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLSPERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLSPERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS
  14. 14. Feel GoodFeel GoodFeel GoodFeel Good ConfidentConfidentConfidentConfident HelpingHelpingHelpingHelping CaringCaring -- OthersOthersCaringCaring -- OthersOthers CaringCaring -- SelfSelfCaringCaring -- SelfSelf
  15. 15. TEAMWORK SKILLSTEAMWORK SKILLSTEAMWORK SKILLSTEAMWORK SKILLS
  16. 16. APPRECIATE DIVERSITYAPPRECIATE DIVERSITYAPPRECIATE DIVERSITYAPPRECIATE DIVERSITY
  17. 17. Work like SUPERHEROSWork like SUPERHEROS ALWAYS DO YOUR BESTALWAYS DO YOUR BEST
  18. 18. NEVER COMPLAINNEVER COMPLAINNEVER COMPLAINNEVER COMPLAIN
  19. 19. WORK with available resources &WORK with available resources & RISERISE
  20. 20. Take CHARGETake CHARGETake CHARGETake CHARGE
  21. 21. Be ready to faceBe ready to face DEFEATDEFEATBe ready to faceBe ready to face DEFEATDEFEAT
  22. 22. Heal quickly and bounce backHeal quickly and bounce back
  23. 23. Never underestimate anyoneNever underestimate anyone
  24. 24. A strongA strong WILLWILL unlocks unlimited potentialunlocks unlimited potential
  25. 25. MAKE SURE EVERYONE HAS ITMAKE SURE EVERYONE HAS IT STRONG WILL POWERSTRONG WILL POWER
  26. 26. Never part withNever part with LOYALTYLOYALTY -- APPRECIATEAPPRECIATE
  27. 27. . Make your presence feltMake your presence felt Arrive with THUNDERArrive with THUNDER .
  28. 28. . BIAS forBIAS for ACTIONACTION .
  29. 29. .. Your Work shouldYour Work should INSPIREINSPIRE othersothersYour Work shouldYour Work should INSPIREINSPIRE othersothers
  30. 30. EMPLOYERS across the WORLDEMPLOYERS across the WORLDEMPLOYERS across the WORLDEMPLOYERS across the WORLD
  31. 31. Ability toAbility to COMMUNICATECOMMUNICATE effectivelyeffectivelyAbility toAbility to COMMUNICATECOMMUNICATE effectivelyeffectively Ability toAbility to SOLVESOLVE problemsproblemsAbility toAbility to SOLVESOLVE problemsproblems Ability to takeAbility to take INITIATIVEINITIATIVE –– Self motivatedSelf motivatedAbility to takeAbility to take INITIATIVEINITIATIVE –– Self motivatedSelf motivated Ability toAbility to LEARNLEARN && ADAPTADAPTAbility toAbility to LEARNLEARN && ADAPTADAPTAbility toAbility to LEARNLEARN && ADAPTADAPTAbility toAbility to LEARNLEARN && ADAPTADAPT Ability toAbility to WORKWORK in TEAMSin TEAMSAbility toAbility to WORKWORK in TEAMSin TEAMS Ability toAbility to ORGANIZEORGANIZEAbility toAbility to ORGANIZEORGANIZE Ability to balanceAbility to balance WORK & LIFEWORK & LIFEAbility to balanceAbility to balance WORK & LIFEWORK & LIFE
  32. 32. JOB SECURITY vs. EMPLOYABILITY.....?JOB SECURITY vs. EMPLOYABILITY.....?JOB SECURITY vs. EMPLOYABILITY.....?JOB SECURITY vs. EMPLOYABILITY.....?
  33. 33. ECONOMIC FACTORS:ECONOMIC FACTORS: GLOBALIZING ECONOMYGLOBALIZING ECONOMY -- Diverging EconomiesDiverging Economies GLOBAL SKILL RACEGLOBAL SKILL RACE –– Similar type of skills in demandSimilar type of skills in demand UNPRECEDENTED RATES OF CHANGEUNPRECEDENTED RATES OF CHANGE –– Success depends on skilful teams of professionalsSuccess depends on skilful teams of professionals INCREASING COMPETETIONINCREASING COMPETETION –– Work ready employeesWork ready employees MOBILITYMOBILITY HIGH EXPECTATIONSHIGH EXPECTATIONSHIGH EXPECTATIONSHIGH EXPECTATIONS EDUCATIONAL FACTORS:EDUCATIONAL FACTORS: DISCONNECTDISCONNECT -- Demand & Supply of ProfessionalsDemand & Supply of Professionals EDUCATION & TRAININGEDUCATION & TRAINING –– Not enough businesses taking education roleNot enough businesses taking education role
  34. 34. Appropriately skilled individuals to meet the demands ofAppropriately skilled individuals to meet the demands of businessesbusinesses Professional Education SystemProfessional Education System Technical knowledgeTechnical knowledgeTechnical knowledgeTechnical knowledge Behaviour and AttitudeBehaviour and Attitude Employability skillsEmployability skills
  35. 35. SKILLSKILL exist for bothexist for both NEW joinersNEW joiners –– FresherFresher andand EXPERIECED staffEXPERIECED staff
  36. 36. The Majority of Employers find it difficult toThe Majority of Employers find it difficult to assess candidates’assess candidates’ SOFT SKILLSSOFT SKILLS and thereforeand therefore find it most difficult to find candidates withfind it most difficult to find candidates withfind it most difficult to find candidates withfind it most difficult to find candidates with appropriate skills, ability to multiappropriate skills, ability to multi--task , withtask , with right level of commitment to the role.right level of commitment to the role.
  37. 37. Physically FitPhysically FitPhysically FitPhysically Fit
  38. 38. Good Learning SkillsGood Learning SkillsGood Learning SkillsGood Learning Skills
  39. 39. ConscientiousConscientious
  40. 40. ConscientiousConscientious RighteousRighteousRighteousRighteous
  41. 41. ConscientiousConscientious RighteousRighteousRighteousRighteous ReliableReliable
  42. 42. ConscientiousConscientious RighteousRighteousRighteousRighteous ReliableReliable DiligentDiligent
  43. 43. ConscientiousConscientious RighteousRighteousRighteousRighteous ReliableReliable DiligentDiligent HardHard--workingworking
  44. 44. ConscientiousConscientious RighteousRighteousRighteousRighteous ReliableReliable DiligentDiligent HardHard--workingworking MeticulousMeticulous
  45. 45. The difference between aThe difference between a SUCCESSFULSUCCESSFUL candidate and ancandidate and an UNSUCCESSFULUNSUCCESSFUL candidatecandidate is the type of training the individual hasis the type of training the individual hasis the type of training the individual hasis the type of training the individual has undertaken during their career pathundertaken during their career path
  46. 46. It is very important for all of us to learnIt is very important for all of us to learn how to learnhow to learnhow to learnhow to learn
  47. 47. It is easy to decide what to look in aIt is easy to decide what to look in a candidate, the hard thing is to find thecandidate, the hard thing is to find thecandidate, the hard thing is to find thecandidate, the hard thing is to find the right ones.right ones.
  48. 48. The Ideal EmployeeThe Ideal Employee
  49. 49. BehaviourBehaviourSkillsSkills The Ideal EmployeeThe Ideal Employee KnowledgeKnowledge Has sufficientHas sufficient relevant understandingrelevant understanding
  50. 50. The Ideal EmployeeThe Ideal Employee KNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGE Employees have sufficient relevant understanding to performEmployees have sufficient relevant understanding to perform SKILLSSKILLS Employees have the practical ability to performEmployees have the practical ability to performEmployees have the practical ability to performEmployees have the practical ability to perform BEHAVIOURSBEHAVIOURS Employees actually do what needs to be done at the rightEmployees actually do what needs to be done at the right time and in right waytime and in right way
  51. 51. The Ideal EmployeeThe Ideal Employee 1.1. Desire to LearnDesire to Learn 2.2. Critical ThinkerCritical Thinker 3.3. Relevant KnowledgeRelevant Knowledge 4.4. Good CommunicatorGood Communicator4.4. Good CommunicatorGood Communicator 5.5. ResponsibleResponsible 6.6. Team workTeam work 7.7. HonestHonest QUALITIESQUALITIES

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