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Work Ready Graduates

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on 10 December 2015

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Transcript of Work Ready Graduates

What do employers want?
Appear work ready to get the job
Being work ready when you have the job

Get the basics right
Goal Driven
Communication
Aptitude and Attitude
An aptitude is a component of a competency to do a certain kind of work at a certain level, which can also be considered "talent". Aptitudes may be physical or mental.
Aptitude is not knowledge, understanding,
learned or acquired abilities (skills) or attitude.
The innate nature of aptitude is in contrast to achievement, which represents knowledge or ability that is gained.[1]


88% of employers value these above all other factors including degree subject (67%) and degree class (48%)
An attitude is an expression of favour or disfavor toward a person, place, thing, or event (the attitude object)..."the most distinctive and indispensable concept in contemporary social psychology.".[1] Attitude can be formed from a person's past and present.[2] Attitude is also measurable and changeable as well as influencing the person's emotion and behavior.

Has drive and enthusiasm, ambitious and propels themselves to meet tough targets.



Team Work
Works towards meeting team targets and goals. Takes leadership when required.



Adaptability
Able to change working style in response to others’ needs.
Listens, speaks and writes clearly and concisely.


Initiative
Thinks on feet, grasps new opportunities.


Commercial
Awareness
To understand what makes a business tick and to be able to act and think in the best interests of the business.
Confidence
May be time to take Break!!!
New Topics
So lets have the final review
And take the Decision
Developing Skills

Clear understanding of what behaviours need to change

To believe that the approach will lead to benefits for the individuals

The opportunity for practice and further feedback
to refine the technique

The Learning Cycle
What Drives Performance?
“Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are right.”



Henry Ford
Jo-Hari Window
“an attitude which enables a positive and realistic perception of one's self and abilities. It is shown by high self-belief, optimism, enthusiasm, assertiveness, independence, trust and, above all, emotional maturity”

“Insecure people have to make excuses and put others down in order to feel confident.
Confidence
is not walking into a room and thinking that you are better than everyone else; it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone in the first place”

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Conscious Mind
1. Analyses

2. Thinks and plans

3. Short term memory

Subconscious Mind
1. Long term memory

2. Emotion and feeling

3. Habits and patterns

4. Creativity

5. Spiritual connection

6. Intuition

Must ring Work Ready Graduates!
Body Language
Mind your
posture
Have eye contact
Take up space
Relax
shoulders
Smile
Keep head up
Slow down
Use gestures
Summary
Any questions?
Integrity
Achieves a high level of trust in relationships.
CBI education and skills survey 2013

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

10% of brain activity
90% of brain activity
Be an expert

Don't bluff

Be reliable

Accept compliments
www.workreadygraduates.com
Follow us @Workreadygrads
Four Step Self Improvement Process
1) What should I do more of?
2) What should I change?
3) What should I stop doing?
4) What should I start doing?
www.
workreadygraduates
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Email:
Info@workreadygraduates.com
Follow us
@workreadygrads
Developing Skills
Clear understanding of what behaviours need to change

To believe that the approach will lead to benefits for the individuals

The opportunity for practice and further feedback
to refine the technique

The Learning Cycle
What Drives Performance?
“Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are right.”
Henry Ford
Jo-Hari Window
Confidence
“an attitude which enables a positive and realistic perception of one's self and abilities. It is shown by high self-belief, optimism, enthusiasm, assertiveness, independence, trust and, above all, emotional maturity.”
“Insecure people have to make excuses and put others down in order to feel confident.
Confidence
is not walking into a room and thinking that you are better than everyone else; it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone in the first place.”
Conscious Mind
1. Analyses

2. Thinks and plans

3. Short term memory

Subconscious Mind
1. Long term memory

2. Emotion and feeling

3. Habits and patterns

4. Creativity

5. Spiritual connection

6. Intuition

10% of brain activity
90% of brain activity
Four Step Self Improvement Process
1) What should I do more of?
2) What should I change?
3) What should I stop doing?
4) What should I start doing?
Follow us
@WorkReadyGrads
Connect with Work Ready Graduates
Over to You
Any Feedback?
Feedback
Known to Self
Not Known to Self
Known to Others
Not Known to Others
Open Area
Blind Area
Hidden Area
Unknown Area
What about You?
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Profile Settings
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