Employability skills and work readiness

Employability skills – what are they?
Employability skills can broadly be defined as a set of skills or competencies that help you get, and then keep, a job. Work readiness and other sector-specific skills build a fuller picture for a prospective employer of how you are likely to perform and adapt, fit into their company’s culture, and ultimately become a successful employee. 

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Employability skills Framework 
The world of work is very different to high school and the quicker you understand these key differences, the quicker you will adapt and be successful in your job search and then in your place of work.

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Employability skills for educators 
Key competencies, and building programmes to integrate employability, work readiness, and specialist skills.

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Useful links, resources, references

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