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Kloodle skills audit presentation

  1. 1. Assessing your Skills
  2. 2. Objectives - Students will understand the term ʻskillʼ - Students will be able to identify and evidence skills of different professions - Be able to identify and evidence your own skillset in light of chosen profession
  3. 3. ACTIVITY: - Define the term “Skill”
  4. 4. - The ability to do something well - The ʻlearnedʼ ability to carry out a task - An action that can be practised in order to improve - Expertise in a specific field.
  5. 5. ACTIVITY: - Think of as many skills as possible - make a list!
  6. 6. Why are these skills important? - 94% of hiring managers say people with strong soft skills are more likely to be promoted to leadership positions - Automation means humans add value via “people” and “creative” skills - Interviewers ask about them! - A study conducted by Harvard University suggested that as much as 80% of achievements in an individual’s career are determined by soft skills and only 20% by hard skills
  7. 7. Each career pathway will have a different set of skills required to be successful There will be some overlap Importance will vary
  8. 8. ACTIVITY: - Get Career Wise! Pick a career and identify the key skills 1. Select a career you’re interested in 2. Identify 5 skills crucial to success in this field 3. Identify an example in your own life where you have demonstrated this skill - the more specific the better! 4. If you’re struggling to pick a career, use this list: - Dentist – Mechanic – Hairdresser – Journalist – Accountant – Primary school teacher – Chef – Counsellor – Architect – Actor – Pharmacist – Electrician – Archaeologist – Surveyor – Nurse – Cashier – Police officer
  9. 9. Doctor Empathy Handling pressure Problem solving Communication Analytical skills I had 2 weeks of work experience in a care home for people with learning difficulties. This helped me to develop empathy skills with the residents as they struggled to communicate their needs and often was aggressive when frustrated. I sang a solo in the school choir in front of an audience of 700 people. I felt pressure to perform well, but was able to do so as I practiced hard and knew all of my lines. During D of E, we lost our way, ran out of phone battery and had no means of communication. We managed to stay calm and identify a route back to a nearby village to call for help. I led a project in english at school. This required me to be in charge of 10 people. I used email, meetings, phone calls and WhatsApp to ensure everyone was on the same page and knew what they were doing I ran a marathon. As part of my training, I documented everything including run times, meals, heart rate and sleep. I used the data to identify the combinations of all variables and formulate a plan for running my best time
  10. 10. Doctor Empathy Handling pressure Problem solving Communication Analytical skills I sang a solo in the school choir in front of an audience of 700 people. I felt pressure to perform well, but was able to do so as I practiced hard and knew all of my lines. I led a project in english at school. This required me to be in charge of 10 people. I used email, meetings, phone calls and WhatsApp to ensure everyone was on the same page and knew what they were doing
  11. 11. ACTIVITY: - Fill in the skills shortage sheet 1. Use the selected career from your previous example 2. Identify the skills you struggled to think of examples from 3. List them in a table like the one on the right 4. Identify examples of how you might begin to gain experiences to build these skills 5. Even if you had a table full of examples - you can always think of more - you’re trying to stand out from the crowd
  12. 12. Doctor Empathy Handling Pressure Analytical Skills Volunteer in a care home; Volunteer to help the homeless; Write an article convincing people of why drug addiction should be considered an illness; Write an article on what it might feel like to be the victim of racist abuse Take up a sport; Volunteer to read in assembly; Get a part time job in telesales; Take up a leadership role; Write an article analysing the performance of your favourite sports star using data; Look into the performance of your favourite company on the stockmarket and draw conclusions; Start a food log and record its effect on mood - draw conclusions
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