Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Enhance your Employability

305 views

Published on

In today’s job market you have to be adaptable and willing to learn the 21st Century skills that will empower you to stand out from the competition. Improve your employability with free online learning and web resources for job seekers available from RCPL and other websites

Published in: Career, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Enhance your Employability

  1. 1. Enhance Your“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” -- Charles DarwinJob CenterRichland County Public Library
  2. 2. I embrace change and look foropportunities to learn new technologies 1. Strongly Agree 2. Agree 3. Disagree 4. Strongly Disagree
  3. 3. Finding help learning new computer skills is expensive and complicated 1. True 2. False
  4. 4. I am familiar with the RCPL website andfeel comfortable using the databases. 1. Strongly Agree 2. Agree 3. Disagree 4. Strongly Disagree
  5. 5. In 2008, SHRM surveyed over 200,000 HR professionals. What did nearly half of these professionals identify asthe most important skill needed in the workplace? 1. Reliability 2. Punctuality 3. Adaptability 4. Honesty 5. Positive Attitude
  6. 6. Corporate Transformation Systems Overhauls Changes in Services Rendered “The rules of how to succeed in the workplace are changing. Companies place a high value on employees who can adapt to all this change successfully.” “If you arent moving forward, someone else is passing you by.” --Maureen Moriarty, The Workplace Coach Technology Upgrades Policy and Procedure Changes Staff restructuring/outsourcing
  7. 7. Adaptability is the ability to recognize currentor anticipated future change and adjust one’sattitudes, beliefs and behaviors to effectivelyhandle it.Resilience is the ability to recover quicklyfrom setbacks and remain optimistic inthe face of adversity, stress and pressureResilience enables adaptability.
  8. 8. vs.
  9. 9. Be Positive Embrace Change Be a Lifelong Learner Develop an Open MindIdentify Your Areas of Strengths and Weaknesses Be Proactive Unlearn Negative Conditioning
  10. 10. Coaching Leaders Growth vs Fixed mindsets –and why it’s important to have a growth mindset Posted on January 27, 2012 Andy Smith
  11. 11. "Whether you think that you can,or think that you cant, youre right." --Henry Ford
  12. 12. Finding help learning a new computersoftware is expensive and complicated 1. True 2. False
  13. 13. I learned about a new online resource today 1. Strongly Agree 2. Agree 3. Neutral 4. Disagree 5. Strongly Disagree
  14. 14. I am familiar with the RCPL website and feel comfortable using the databases 1. Strongly Agree 2. Agree 3. Disagree 4. Strongly Disagree
  15. 15. I will challenge myself to lookfor opportunities to learn new technologies 1. Strongly Agree 2. Agree 3. Disagree 4. Strongly Disagree
  16. 16. Thank you!Job CenterRichland County Public LibraryEnhance YourFor further assistance, consider scheduling aone-on-one Career Coaching appointmentSylvie Golod, Career Specialist | 803.988-0897 | sgolod@myrcpl.comLori Cook, Job Readiness Trainer | 803.988-0880 | lcook@myrcpl.com

×