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To make yourself eligible to apply for a job and to be successful at the job, you need to exhibit a mix of skills : “Employability Skills” . Employability skills are those skills necessary for getting, keeping and being successful in a job. Employers are often looking for skills that go beyond qualifications and experience. For employers, getting the right people means identifying people with the right skills and qualities to fulfill the role and contribute to the organization's success.

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  2. 2. Aspire What You Love Achieve! This Do-o-pedia belongs to... This pocket-book contains 10 employability skills and their importance to make a successful career. Like us Subscribe Visit us : : : INSPIRIA KNOWLEDGE CAMPUS Copyright © 2014 J.P. Sahu Foundation
  3. 3. PERSEVERE There is no substitute to hard work. In order to be successful and achieve good results you have to put in lots of hard work, be patient and persist at doing whatever it takes (ethically). 1
  4. 4. TRY TILL YOU ACHIEVE Never give up. You only get one life. Go for it! – Richard E. Grant DO PERSEVERE
  5. 5. NOT QUIT If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds. – Jesse Jackson DO PERSEVERE
  6. 6. BE PATIENT A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else. – George Savile DO PERSEVERE
  7. 7. A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. WORK HARD – Colin Powell DO PERSEVERE
  8. 8. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF It is important to bring out your true self in whatever activity you are involved in. The way you can stand out from the rest and be successful is by bringing your ideas and opinions out and fight for them. 2
  9. 9. BE CONFIDENT With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world. – Dalai Lama DO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
  10. 10. BE COURAGEOUS Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. – Mark Twain DO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
  11. 11. BE AUTHENTIC The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men. - Blaise Pascal DO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
  12. 12. BE YOURSELF Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss DO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
  13. 13. BE HUMBLE The first step to learning is accepting we don’t know everything and let go of pride and ego. That will lead us to a bigger goal and the zeal to know more. 3
  14. 14. LISTEN One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. – Bryant H. McGill DO BE HUMBLE
  15. 15. LEARN FROM OTHERS Learn from the mistakes of others... you can't live long enough to make them all yourselves!! – Chanakya DO BE HUMBLE
  16. 16. ASK FOR HELP The strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. – Rona Barrett DO BE HUMBLE
  17. 17. BE POSITIVE It is normal to face challenges and failures in your career. It is very important to look for opportunities within these challenges. You must focus on the positive side of a situation and identify what can be done rather than brood on the negatives of it. 4
  18. 18. ACCEPT FAILURES If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a do-er makes mistakes. – John Wooden DO BE POSITIVE
  19. 19. LOOK FOR OPPORTUNITIES A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill DO BE POSITIVE
  20. 20. ADAPT TO CIRCUMSTANCES Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent. – Nolan Ryan DO BE POSITIVE
  21. 21. INNOVATE You must have the ability to understand a problem and identify the key issues by bringing new ideas, thinking out of the box and applying the knowledge from different areas to solving a task. 5
  22. 22. BE CREATIVE Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. – Edward de Bono DO INNOVATE
  23. 23. THINK OUT OF THE BOX I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking. – Albert Einstein DO INNOVATE
  24. 24. MASTER COMMUNICATION Excellent communication skills both in written and spoken meansare vital to achieve success in life. Being able to show that you can write and speak effectively with clarity is a key skill if you want to be indispensable for employers. 6
  25. 25. WRITE AND SPEAK EFFECTIVELY The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. – Mark Twain DO MASTER COMMUNICATION
  26. 26. ACTIVELY LISTEN AND COMPREHEND OTHERS I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. – Ernest Hemingway DO MASTER COMMUNICATION
  27. 27. COLLABORATE The ability to work in a team is high on the employer’s wishlist. It is highly required to work well with other people from different disciplines, backgrounds, and expertise to accomplish a task or goal. 7
  28. 28. The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison. – James Cash Penney WORK WELL WITH OTHERS DO COLLABORATE
  29. 29. GIVE AND TAKE HELP Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller DO COLLABORATE
  30. 30. HAVE PASSION FOR QUALITY You should have a strong focus on producing excellent results and think about long-term goals instead of short-term ones. Its essential to be responsible for the assigned work and thrive for producing the best results you are capable of. 8
  31. 31. THRIVE TO PRODUCE EXCELLENT RESULTS – Oscar Wilde Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. DO HAVE PASSION FOR QUALITY
  32. 32. BE RESPONSIBLE Take responsibility for your own happiness, do not expect people or things to bring you happiness, or you could be disappointed. – Rodolfo Costa DO HAVE PASSION FOR QUALITY
  33. 33. GET RESULTS ETHICALLY It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts. – Mahatma Gandhi DO HAVE PASSION FOR QUALITY
  34. 34. HAVE PERSONAL EXCELLENCE The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential - are the key qualities that will unlock your door to personal excellence. It is important to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses and focus on areas where you need to improve. 9
  35. 35. BE A LIFELONG LEARNER Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life. – Rodolfo Costa DO HAVE PERSONAL EXCELLENCE
  36. 36. FOCUS ON AREAS WHERE YOU NEED TO IMPROVE There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. – Ernest Hemingway DO HAVE PERSONAL EXCELLENCE
  37. 37. WORK FOR LONG-TERM IMPACT A goal without an action plan is a daydream. – Nathaniel Branden DO HAVE PERSONAL EXCELLENCE
  38. 38. BE INDEPENDENT Employers want the employees to be independently doing their work with minimal supervision. You must be self-motivated, self-driven and capable of independently solving problems. This leads to high performance and productivity. 10
  39. 39. BE SELF MOTIVATED Believe you can and you're halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt DO BE INDEPENDENT
  40. 40. WORK WITH MINIMAL SUPERVISION Look at nature, work independently, and solve your own problems. – Winslow Homer DO BE INDEPENDENT
  41. 41. MANAGE PERSONAL TIME WELL Managing your time without setting priorities is like shooting randomly and calling whatever you hit the target. – Peter Turla DO BE INDEPENDENT
  42. 42. PERSEVERE BELIEVE IN YOURSELF BE HUMBLE BE POSITIVE INNOVATE 1 2 3 4 5 Try till you achieve Not Quit Be patient Work hard Be confident Be courageous Be authentic Be yourself Listen Learn from others Ask for help Accept failures Look for opportunities Adapt to circumstances Be creative Think out of the box
  43. 43. MASTER COMMUNICATION COLLABORATE HAVE PASSION FOR QUALITY HAVE PERSONAL EXCELLENCE BE INDEPENDENT Write and speak effectively Actively listen and comprehend others Work well with others Give and take help Thrive to produce excellent results Be responsible Get results ethically Be a life-long learner Focus on areas where you need to improve Work for long-term impact Be self-motivated Work with minimal supervision Manage personal-time well
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