Career Skills for the 2020s
Find your purpose and identify the career skills you need to upskill in your sector or to seek a new job online.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone who would like to improve their online and digital skills, as well as their soft skills like communication, problem-solving, emotional intelligence, adaptability and resilience.
What topics will you cover?
Identify your skills, strengths and areas for development
Discover what motivates you at work
Investigate what employers want
Identify your personal objectives for career development
Improve your communications skills
Practice presenting online and write covering letters
Harness the power of teamwork for problem-solving
Develop your professional online presence
Investigate the benefits of a social media network
Create an online CV that you can use for life
Explore how to research different organisations and their job roles online
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Discuss key characteristics and requirements of the 2020s workplace, including how digital technology is changing practices at work and in education/training
Summarise your work skills and strengths, identify areas that need development, and plan how to address these in order to achieve your career goals
Explore how digital communications are designed, e.g. for particular audiences, purposes and effects
Interpret and respect the different norms of communicating in different spaces, e.g. professional, social, personal
Describe the features of an effective presentation and use this knowledge to design and develop your own presentations
Identify key factors that are associated with motivation and engagement at work