L2 Job Skills Identification ppt show


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This presentation explains the importance of knowing your three skills sets: occupational skills, transferrable skills, and soft skills. Included are skills checklists and resources so you can know your skills and communicate your value to any employer.

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L2 Job Skills Identification ppt show

  1. 1. Know Your Skills, Know Your Value.
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  3. 3. <ul><li>Job Skills are specific </li></ul><ul><li>to the type of job or occupation. </li></ul><ul><li>Transferable Skills are skills that can be transferred from one </li></ul><ul><li>job to the next. </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Management Skills are skills you use day to day to get along with others. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>90% of all job applicants interviewed cannot explain their skills. </li></ul><ul><li>These applicants may have the desired skills to do the job, but can’t communicate those skills effectively on a resume and/or in an interview. </li></ul><ul><li>Step #1 I dentify your skills & qualifications. Knowledge is power. Start researching in the best places to find the skills set needed for the job. </li></ul>CAN YOU IDENTIFY YOUR SKILLS?
  5. 5. Job Descriptions typically include responsibilities, duties, tasks, and/or skills, like the words shown in blue . <ul><li>Certified Executive Chef Opening </li></ul><ul><li>Duties include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manage all kitchen staff . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oversee all kitchen operations in the restaurant including: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adhere to all food safety guidelines . </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare, season, and cook soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, salads, or other foods. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plan and price menu items, order supplies , keep records & accounts . </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. CAREEREALISM http://www.careerealism.com/job-skills-demand-2011/ <ul><ul><li>This list combines Soft Skills and Transferrable Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>which are sometimes referred to as Job-Keeping Skills. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook 2011 survey, employers are looking for job candidates with these top five skills and qualities: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Verbal communication skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strong work ethic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Initiative </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. O*Net is an Internet database maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor with the most up-to-date occupational skills and facts. Many employers use the O*Net when they write their job descriptions. You can, too! Find the skills needed for most jobs using O*Net.
  8. 8. O*NET is the primary source of occupational information in the United States. Knowledge is power. O*Net gives you information about occupations such as knowledge, activities, skills , work styles, and more. Add value to your resume with the power of O*Net!
  9. 10. * BTW The Summary Description is an excellent source for creating your Objective Statement on your resume. For example, “ Experienced Master Auto Mechanic position where I use my training and skills to repair automobiles, trucks, and buses, with specialty training in heavy equipment vehicles.” *BTW: By The Way 4 LOOK AT THE SUMMARY DESCRIPTION.
  10. 11. Tasks = Skills Employers Want for their Job Applicant. Use Copy/Paste to place the tasks you have in your resume.
  11. 12. Here is an example of Occupational Skills needed to get the job found in the resume section under, “Abilities Summary.” <ul><li>Operate production machinery </li></ul><ul><li>Examine products for quality </li></ul><ul><li>Observe equipment operations </li></ul><ul><li>Detect machine malfunctions </li></ul><ul><li>Read meters and gauges </li></ul><ul><li>Lift raw materials </li></ul><ul><li>Mark/tag identification on parts </li></ul><ul><li>Load/unload materials </li></ul><ul><li>Clean and lubricate equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Record information on orders </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Do you have a resume(s) on IndianaCareerConnect.Com? </li></ul><ul><li>You should, and here is why… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When you create a resume on ICC, your </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>skills automatically imbed to your resume because of thejobs you reported in your Employment History. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To see your skills, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>begin here. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Check which skills are attached to your ICC resume, scroll down to the Skills section. At the bottom, click on Edit skills .
  14. 15. <ul><li>Numbers appear after sector titles where you have skills. Click a tab & scroll down the list. </li></ul><ul><li>Skills imbedded in your ICC resume have checks in front of them. You can check additional skills. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>When you have checked the skill you want to include, go to the bottom of the page and click Save Skills and Continue . </li></ul><ul><li>Then you will see all your saved skills in a numbered, alphabetized list like this… </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>www.myskillsmyfuture.org </li></ul>distribution
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  18. 23. Green Occupations: Green occupations will likely change as a result of the green economy. Green economy activities and technologies are increasing the demand for occupations, shaping the work and worker requirements needed for occupational performance, or generating new and emerging occupations. Bright Outlook Occupations: Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, will have large numbers of job openings, or are new and emerging occupations.