Having a positive and professional attitude is very often what makes an employee capable of accomplishing work goals, getting along with fellow coworkers, and being able to grow in responsibilities. Success as an employee often has little to do with technical issues. This program discusses the most important aspects of job success that elude many people including professional behavior, being able to focus, solving problems, leadership, communication, being ethical, managing information and other skills. Discussions in the program are focused on taking initiative, collaborating, etiquette, unethical actions, the dangers of procrastination, the need to be able to take and give criticism, the 4 C’s of successful writing (concise, compelling, correct and clear), how to use technology to complete projects and showcase work, and many other topics are covered. (30 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Basic Job Skills (00:50) – Basic job skills can involve unique personal qualities and people skills that allow a person to fit into the culture of a workplace.
Professional Behavior and Ethics (04:01) – Professional behavior requires a person to be punctual, responsible, and reliable.
Communication Skills (06:00) – There are four communication skills that are needed for job security including listening, writing, reading, and speaking.
Leadership and Teamwork Skills (05:31) – The effectiveness of teams in the workplace can affect the company’s profit and the satisfaction of employees.
Problem Solving Skills (03:51) – Workers have to be more intelligent than the technology that they work with in a modern workplace.
Research and Information Management (04:56) – It is crucial to be able to trust sources with all research.