A style of behaviour in the workplace that includes: Respect for self and for others Know-how Responsible Problem solving perseverance
Against expectations or standards (but what are they?) Personal values? Personal understanding of professionalism? The workplace situation? Influence of culture?
How you communicate The image you portray Your competence Your demeanour Professionalism is in the eye of the beholder!!!
Self respect Accept personal responsibility Respect for others and their rights Respect the experience, e.g. know your boundaries/limits Stay out of other’s affairs No gossip Appropriate language Limit personal calls
How do you leave emotional baggage at the door? Why is it important? Only possible if you are able to: Have work-life balance Can discriminate between what is right and wrong Requires examination of personal values
Manage your time Track how you use your time Plan your days Embrace small, sometimes necessary interruptions Treat yourself, set aside a whole day/evening for FUN Take a break, it is not only the privilege of smokers
" A professional is a person who can do his best at a time when he doesn't particularly feel like it." (Alistair Cooke)
… with the other ALS’s which organisations you have researched (activity from previous week) … demonstrate one example per group
Evaluating the industry sector of your placement (e.g. Own activity session 3) Evaluating the nature of the organisation, including nature of products/services (e.g. Own activity session 3) Your perception of the sector’s (or host organisation’s) key characteristics and trends (e.g. Own activity session 3) Potential career opportunities in the sector (can also include future placements) (e.g. Own activity session 3) Reference to the qualities and professionalism needed by a graduate entering graduate employment with the host organisation (or similar organisation) (e.g. Activity 2 session 3) Reflection on your own qualities and professionalism and identification of your own future learning, personal development and career development needs (e.g. Activity session 2)