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Essential employee skills

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Presentation designed to inform employees about the skills that employers have identified as essential skills for the workplace.

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Essential employee skills

  1. 1. Essential Employee Skills presented by: Jennifier Newsom<br />
  2. 2. Topics to Be Covered<br /> Part 1 <br /> Skills most sought after by employers<br />Part 2<br /> Personal values most sought after by employers and a self assessment<br />
  3. 3. What is an essential employee<br />You are the one person your company can’t do without.<br />
  4. 4. How do I become an essential employee?<br />
  5. 5. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills <br />
  6. 6. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills <br />
  7. 7. Communication Skills<br />written <br />verbal<br />listening<br />body language<br />
  8. 8. written<br />
  9. 9. verbal<br />
  10. 10. listening<br />
  11. 11. non-verbal<br />
  12. 12. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills<br />
  13. 13. Ability to see different perspectives<br />
  14. 14. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills<br />
  15. 15. spread sheets<br />word processing <br />email<br />internet<br />data management<br />hardware<br />
  16. 16. Willingness to learn<br />willingness to learn<br />
  17. 17. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills<br />
  18. 18. Place multitask image here<br />flexible and adaptable<br />
  19. 19. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills<br />
  20. 20. Is it in the best interest of the team?<br />
  21. 21. Ability to work with little or no supervision<br />little or no supervision<br />
  22. 22. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills<br />
  23. 23. Creatively uses available resources<br />
  24. 24. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills<br />
  25. 25. Yes! I’ve got it right here.<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Skills Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Great Communicator<br />An Analytical/Research Thinker<br />Competent Computer/Technical Literacy<br />A Flexible and Multitasking Individual<br />A Team Player<br />A Creative Problem Solver<br />An Organized Planner<br />Strong Leadership Skills <br />
  28. 28. Thanks to:<br />
  29. 29. Topics to Be Covered<br /> Part 1 <br /> Skills most sought after by employers<br />Part 2<br /> Personal values most sought after by employers and a self assessment<br />
  30. 30. Personal Values Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Person of Honesty, Loyalty and Strong Moral Conduct<br />A Dedicated and Dependable Individual<br />A Motivated Performer<br />A Commitment to Professionalism<br />A Hard-Working Employee with Confidence<br />A Self –Starter Who Takes Initiative<br />A Knowledge-Hungry Learner<br />
  31. 31. Personal Values Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Person of Honesty, Loyalty and Strong Moral Conduct<br />A Dedicated and Dependable Individual<br />A Motivated Performer<br />A Commitment to Professionalism<br />A Hard-Working Employee with Confidence<br />A Self –Starter Who Takes Initiative<br />A Knowledge-Hungry Learner<br />
  32. 32. honesty<br />integrity<br />morality<br />loyalty<br />
  33. 33. Ethical Employees:<br />honest<br />trustworthy<br />loyal<br />fair<br />respect others<br />committed to excellence<br />accountability<br />
  34. 34. Four -Way Code of Ethics<br />Is it the truth?<br />Is it fair to all concerned?<br />Will it build goodwill and better friendships?<br />Will it be beneficial to all concerned?<br />
  35. 35. Four -Way Code of Ethics<br />Is it the truth?<br />Is it fair to all concerned?<br />Will it build goodwill and better friendships?<br />Will it be beneficial to all concerned?<br />Will I respect myself later?<br />Will my parent’s approve?<br />
  36. 36. Good work ethic and <br />dedication and dependability<br />
  37. 37. Positive Attitude<br />motivated<br />
  38. 38. Personal Values Most Sought After by Employers<br />A Person of Honesty, Loyalty and Strong Moral Conduct<br />A Dedicated and Dependable Individual<br />A Motivated Performer<br />A Commitment to Professionalism<br />A Hard-Working Employee with Confidence<br />A Self –Starter Who Takes Initiative<br />A Knowledge-Hungry Learner<br />
  39. 39. Professionalism<br />professionalism<br />
  40. 40. self-confidence<br />
  41. 41. Willingness to learn<br />willingness to learn<br />
  42. 42. willingness to learn<br />How do you understand and retain information?<br />When are you most alert?<br />What external events affect you? <br />
  43. 43. Self-Awareness<br />
  44. 44. personality<br />values<br />habits<br />needs <br />emotions<br />
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  46. 46. Thanks to:<br /> Katharing Hansen, Ph.D and Dr. Randall Hansen, Quintessential Careers<br />

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