Sue Westcott, MA Dip Lib, FCILP
<ul><li>Currently Head of ICT, Communities and Local Government </li></ul><ul><li>Shortly to be Team Leader, Programme Tea...
Character Education and Skills Experience Professionalism We are all a mixture of the following:
<ul><li>Focus on collecting, organising, structuring and ensuring access to internal and external knowledge and informatio...
<ul><li>How do you approach tasks? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you learn? </li></ul><ul><li>What role do you like to take in ...
<ul><li>Formal Qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Management Competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Managem...
<ul><li>Where have you worked? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you proud of?  </li></ul><ul><li>What have you delivered?  </li>...
<ul><li>Competency and efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics and values </li></ul><ul><li>Respec...
<ul><li>Employers want three dimensional employees </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t know about yourself how can you communic...
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What Skills Do You Really Have Lim (2)

  1. 1. Sue Westcott, MA Dip Lib, FCILP
  2. 2. <ul><li>Currently Head of ICT, Communities and Local Government </li></ul><ul><li>Shortly to be Team Leader, Programme Team Communities and Local Government </li></ul><ul><li>Previously Head of Knowledge Management and Library Services Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Experience in 4 Government Departments, plus educational sector and third sector </li></ul><ul><li>Vice Chair of Government Libraries and Information Group and CILIP Mentor </li></ul><ul><li>Previously CILIP Councillor and Member of Executive Committee. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Character Education and Skills Experience Professionalism We are all a mixture of the following:
  4. 4. <ul><li>Focus on collecting, organising, structuring and ensuring access to internal and external knowledge and information </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing policy and strategy to support business objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management and organisation of data, information and knowledge in all formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge and application of tools and techniques from story telling to taxonomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to communicate and share these skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of relevant legislation eg data protection, FOI </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>How do you approach tasks? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you learn? </li></ul><ul><li>What role do you like to take in a team? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you respond to pressure? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you an optimist or a pessimist </li></ul><ul><li>What are you “passionate” about? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you resilient? </li></ul><ul><li>These are the things that are innate to you – you can change but it takes practice. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Formal Qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Management Competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Management Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist Knowledge eg law, company information </li></ul><ul><li>How to get things done in your organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery skills </li></ul><ul><li>These are things you can learn and practice – you can always learn something new! </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Where have you worked? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you proud of? </li></ul><ul><li>What have you delivered? </li></ul><ul><li>What has life taught you? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do you know and how do you build working relationships? </li></ul><ul><li>What have you learnt about making decisions? </li></ul><ul><li>What is you attitude to risk and failure? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your reputation? </li></ul><ul><li>This is what forms the foundation of your career and can help you decide what you are likely to succeed at. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Competency and efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics and values </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for yourself and others </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility to develop others and challenge them </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective approach to your work and commitment to development </li></ul><ul><li>This is your approach to being professional – it is a combination of all the other areas but is also how your employer and your colleagues will judge you. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Employers want three dimensional employees </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t know about yourself how can you communicate your value to others </li></ul><ul><li>You can use this knowledge to guide you through different challenges in and out of work </li></ul><ul><li>You can make positive choices that will stretch you whether your career is upwards, sideways or transformational (or even downshifting…) </li></ul><ul><li>Your sense of worth will not be dependent on the role you are currently in. </li></ul>

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