4 Ways to Celebrate Career Development Month in the Classroom

It's National Career Development Month! This month is all about helping individuals boost their workplace readiness skills and enhance their career prospects. There are lots of great ways to celebrate in the classroom. Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1. Talk about different careers. National Career [...]

By |2022-11-18T12:14:24-06:00November 18th, 2022|Career Assessment, Education, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Celebrate Career Development Month in the Classroom

5 Workplace Readiness Skills Every Young Adult Needs

You’ve probably heard the term “workplace readiness skills” before, but what does it really mean? Put simply, workplace readiness skills are the skills and traits that employers value most in their employees. They’re often soft skills, like communication and teamwork, that are important in any work environment.  Whether you’re [...]

By |2022-11-08T12:07:21-06:00November 8th, 2022|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on 5 Workplace Readiness Skills Every Young Adult Needs

5 Tips for Having a Positive Attitude at Work

The daily grind can often leave workers feeling drained and burnt out, but maintaining a positive attitude at work can make all the difference. Having a positive mindset allows you to approach tasks and challenges with optimism, rather than getting weighed down by negative thoughts and stress. It can also [...]

By |2022-11-07T09:08:32-06:00November 7th, 2022|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Having a Positive Attitude at Work

Social Skills: Helping Customers

Many jobs require employees to work with customers or clients. Your students need to start developing their communication skills so they can successfully interact with customers when required to do so. The quality of customer service is an important factor clients consider when making decisions about where to shop or [...]

By |2019-10-01T09:25:20-05:00September 6th, 2019|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on Social Skills: Helping Customers

Teamwork: Solving Problems

Problem solving is the ability to work through problems by using critical thinking skills to arrive at a solution. In the workplace teams have to solve problems every single day. Problem solving as a team improves the chances of coming up with the best solution or result. When people [...]

By |2021-04-20T11:07:21-05:00August 30th, 2019|Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on Teamwork: Solving Problems

Social Skills: Responding To Conflict

Conflict is a normal part of everyday life and this includes the workplace. No one can choose their coworkers or customers. Some people get along great with coworkers or customers, while others have difficulty with one another. Even people that typically get along can sometimes find themselves disagreeing with [...]

By |2021-04-20T11:53:29-05:00August 26th, 2019|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on Social Skills: Responding To Conflict

Social Skills: Networking

Networking, or forming professional relationships with people, is an important part of any job. Even if someone’s job doesn’t require them to work directly with customers, it never hurts to meet other people in the industry or profession. There are many benefits to networking, including the receiving and sharing of [...]

By |2019-10-01T09:17:34-05:00August 19th, 2019|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on Social Skills: Networking

Social Skills: Socializing at Work

The conversations people have at work are not always about work. It is appropriate at certain times to socialize, or talk to other people about non-work-related things. Just like socializing with friends, co-workers and managers are expected to socialize with one another. Socializing at work helps strengthen workplace relationships. [...]

By |2021-04-20T11:36:23-05:00August 12th, 2019|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on Social Skills: Socializing at Work

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