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Employability skills, soft & essential skills for employees


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Clear personal vision & adequate goal helps you to be emoloyed. …

Clear personal vision & adequate goal helps you to be emoloyed.
For success it is essential to do "the right thing at the right time".
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  • 1. Employability Skills
    Prepared by
    Swati Agarwal
    The department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Business Council of Australia
    (BCA) have developed the following list of employability skills sometimes refers to
    Adapting new situations
    Developing a strategic long-term decision
    Being creative
    Identifying opportunities not obvious to others
    Translating ideas into action
    Generating a range of options
    Initiating innovative solutions
  • 4. Time Management
    system for controlling and using time efficiently
    it is non-renewable, limited, transitory and fleeting
    contributes to the ability to do the right things at the right time
    Listening and understanding
    Speaking clearly and directly
    Writing to the needs of the audience
    Negotiating responsively
    Reading independently
    Using numeracy effectively
  • 6. Cont…
    Understanding the needs of internal and external customer
    Persuading effectively
    Establishing and using networks
    Being assertive
    Sharing information
    Speaking and writing in languages other than English
  • 7. TEAM WORK
    Working with people of different-
    ages, gender ,race, religion or political persuasion
    Working as an individual and as a member of team
    Knowing how to define a role as part of team
    Applying teamwork skills to a range of
    situations e.g. crisis
  • 8. Cont…
    Identifying strengths of tem members
    Coaching , mentoring and giving feedback.
  • 9. Self-Management
    Having a personal vision and goals
    Evaluating and monitoring own performance
    Having knowledge and confidence in own ideas and vision
    Articulating own ideas and vision
    Taking responsibility
  • 10. Problem Solving
    Developing creative ,innovative solutions
    Developing practical solutions
    Initiative in indentifying problems and solving them
    Solving problems in team
    Applying the range of strategies to problem solving
    Using mathematical tools
    Testing assumptions ,taking the context of data and circumstances into account
    Resolving customer concerns in relation to complex project issues
  • 11. PLANNING
    Managing time and priorities – setting timelines, coordinating tasks for self and others  
    Being resourceful  
    Taking initiative and making decisions  
    Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies  
    Establishing clear project goals and deliverables  
    Allocating people and resources to tasks 
  • 12. Cont…
    Planning the use of resources including time  
    Participating in continuous improvement and planning  
    Developing a vision and a proactive plan to accompany it  
    Predicting – weighing up risk, evaluating alternatives, applying evaluation criteria  
    Collecting, analysing, and organizing information  
    Understanding basic business systems and their relationships.  
  • 13. LEARNING
    Managing own learning  
    Contributing to the learning community at the workplace  
    Using a range of mediums to learn – mentoring, peer support, networking, IT, courses  
    Applying learning to technical issues (eg, products) and people issues (eg, interpersonal)  
    Having enthusiasm for ongoing learning
  • 14. CONT…
    Being willing to learn in any setting, on and off the job  
    Being open to new ideas and techniques  
    Being prepared to invest time and effort in learning new skills  
    Acknowledging the need to learn in order to accommodate change.
  • 15. THANK YOU