Presentation on theme: "Presented by : Karen J. Johnson Nancy C. Metz October 19, 2012 A RE YOU W ORKPLACE R EADY ? O F C OURSE I I S !"— Presentation transcript:
Presented by : Karen J. Johnson Nancy C. Metz October 19, 2012 A RE YOU W ORKPLACE R EADY ? O F C OURSE I I S !
Are Workplace Readiness Skills Relevant? Soft skills like communication and teamwork were ranked even higher than education. 42% of employers are turned off by how unprepared students are in interviews, and 26% are turned off by their bad attitude. -Survey of 225 employers by Millennial Branding and Experience, Inc. 99% of executives rate problem solving as absolutely essential or very important. - MetLife Survey
Who is Here? Wordle
Positive Work Ethic Integrity Teamwork Self-Representation Personal Qualities & People Skills Diversity Awareness Conflict Resolution Creativity and Resourcefulness
Professional Knowledge & Skills Speaking & Listening Reading & Writing Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Health & Safety Organizations, Systems & Climates Lifelong Learning Job Acquisition & Advancement Time, Task, & Resource Management Job-Specific Mathematics Customer Service
Technology Knowledge & Skills Job-Specific Technologies Information Technology Internet Use & Security Telecommunications
Group Activity Using the images on your table, describe what WRS is being exemplified by the students.