Workplace Skills

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ATTAIN and DEMONSTRATE productive workplace skills, qualities, and behaviors.

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INCLUSIVE of all students.

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Transition from school to COLLEGE, CAREER, or MILITARY.

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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

POSITIVE WORK ETHIC: Comes to work every day on time, is willing to take direction, and is motivated to accomplish the task at hand

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

SPEAKING AND LISTENING: Follows directions and communicates effectively with customers and fellow employees

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

JOB-SPECIFIC TECHNOLOGIES: Selects and safely uses technological resources to accomplish work responsibilities in a productive manner

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