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This is the fourth of the new Lifelong Learning: Personal Effectiveness Guides by Rosalie Marsh, which draw from her extensive skills & industrial experience in sales management and work-based learning in adult and further education. It is a step in the personal and professional development journey where development of the whole person is at the heart of Marsh’s ethos.
In two parts, Skills for Employability - designed to read in bite-sized chunks - will focus on some of the skills you need in order to impress an employer, stand out from the rest, become employed, and enhance your future.
Part One looks at the pre- employment skills needed.
Part Two looks at what you need to know when you move into employment.
Each chapter details the learning outcomes and relevance to other qualifications such as Functional Skills, Life Skills, and Employability Skills in the QCF. Through short practical activities, you will be able to see how far you have’ travelled’ in gaining knowledge and understanding.
Part Two: Moving into Employment, looks at the standards of behaviour and requirements of employers:
Introduction to health and safety in the workplace and Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR); the business environment - good working relationships; the importance of good customer service. Important aspects of managing your money and healthy living are also covered and prompts to learner to ask ‘Where do I go from here?’ as they look to other development opportunities.
Some of the benefits of Skills for Employability Part Two: Moving into Employment:
User-friendly. Can work at your own pace.
Raised self-esteem and confidence.
An increased awareness of the standards of behaviour and requirements of employers.
An awareness and understanding of the business environment.
Who is this book for?
School leavers; 16-18 yr old unemployed; returners to work; learners seeking a change of employment, wishing to enhance their prospects or, are between jobs.
Aimed at the Home Learner and someone who is unable to attend formal courses.
To fill gaps in underpinning knowledge and skills needed to ‘get on in life’.