Essential Skills – Employment
The following resources are meant to help employees improve their
knowledge of essential skills and their application in the workplace.
Essential Skills at Work
Skills for Working with Others -Essential Skills for the Gaming
Industry:This workbook provides a review of the general,
underlying working with others skills required by most gaming occupations.
Futures Project: Building on Family Literacy Programs by Incorporating
Essential Skills: This manual includes sections on
computer use and numeracy. Each contains activities, lists
of required materials and links to online resources.
Solved – A Guide for Employees and Learners:This tool
provides advice and exercises to help you improve your problem solving
Skills Portfolio:Develop your own essential skills
portfolio, which allows you to record and track your skill strengths
and identify areas for improvement.
Managerial Essential Skills
and Essential Skills:This tool helps employers and
practitioners suport the development of essential skills in the
workplace through mentoring.
Skills Self-Assessment for the Trades:Strong essential
skills are required for success in apprenticeship training and for
a career in the trades. Complete this self-assessment to learn about
your strengths and areas in need of improvement.
do your Skills Measure Up? Test three essential skills,
reading text, document use and numeracy, by working through this
of Workplace Essential Skills):
TOWES assessments and products adhere to a high standard
of quality that offers solutions to assessment, consulting and analysis,
professional development, and training.
(Communications and Math Employment Readiness Assessment):
CAMERA is a series of standardized tests that provide placement
and diagnostic information about your abilities to manage workplcae
communitcation and numeracy tasks.
Indicators and Checklists
This indicator helps promote a better understanding of your essential
skill levels. A series of short quizzes will indicate skill strengths
and areas in need of improvement.
Learning Self-Assessment: This checklist will help
you identify which actions you currently take to
strengthen your skills and increase your knowledge.
with Others Self-Assessment: Find out how well you
work with others in three areas, working independently, working
with a team and working in a leadershop role, by taking this quiz.
Job Seeking Techniques
Skills to Search for Jobs:These resources were develpoped
for people who want to look for employment while strengthening their
Third Quarter: Matching
people and their skills to the right jobs.