ATTAIN and DEMONSTRATE productive workplace skills, qualities, and behaviors.
INCLUSIVE of all students.
Transition from school to COLLEGE, CAREER, or MILITARY.
Support a variety of CURRENT and FUTURE WORKPLACE NEEDS.
VIRGINIA’S WORKPLACE READINESS SKILLS
VIRGINIA WORKPLACE READINESS SKILLS are introduced and developed through the following CCPS Life Ready Tenets: Community Engagement and Civic Responsibility, Content Knowledge, Digital Literacy, and Career Exploration. These skills are taught alongside the CCPS leveled learning experiences which support increased student marketability, employability, and readiness for citizenship.
PERSONAL QUALITIES AND PEOPLE SKILLS
INTEGRITY: Abides by workplace policies and laws and demonstrates honesty and reliability
TEAMWORK: Contributes to the success of the team, assists others, and requests help when needed
SELF-REPRESENTATION: Dresses appropriately and uses language and manners suitable for the workplace
DIVERSITY AWARENESS: Works well with all customers and coworkers
CONFLICT RESOLUTION: Negotiates diplomatic solutions to interpersonal and workplace issues
CREATIVITY & RESOURCEFULNESS: Contributes new ideas and works with initiative
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
READING AND WRITING: Reads and interprets workplace documents and writes clearly
CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING: Analyzes and resolves problems that arise in completing assigned tasks
HEALTH AND SAFETY: Follows safety guidelines and manages personal health
ORGANIZATIONS, SYSTEMS, AND CLIMATES: Identifies “big picture” issues and his or her role in fulfilling the mission of the workplace
LIFELONG LEARNING: Continually acquires new industry-related information and improves professional skills
JOB ACQUISITION AND ADVANCEMENT: Prepares to apply for a job and to seek promotion
TIME, TASK, AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Organizes and implements a productive plan of work
MATHEMATICS: Uses mathematical reasoning to accomplish tasks
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Identifies and addresses the needs of all customers, providing helpful, courteous, and knowledgeable service
TECHNOLOGY KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Uses computers, file management techniques, and software/programs effectively
INTERNET USE AND SECURITY: Uses the Internet appropriately for work
TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Selects and uses appropriate devices, services, and applications