Working a campus job is an excellent way to develop the core 8 career skills employers are seeking. Watch the 5min explainer videos below to better understand each of them.
This video goes over the key skills employers look for in a resume or an interview, so you can learn what they are and highlight them accordingly.
Professionalism is essential to employers because it assures them that you'll react appropriately and make sound decisions when facing challenges. Understanding how to combine the Triple-A will help you prove you're a professional with good judgment.
Written communication is a skill you need to succeed no matter what you do. Following the WHAT guidelines on necessary details and context, and the HOW's around Tone, Clarity, and Organization will help you improve yours.
Strong collaborators are team players who acknowledge others' efforts, keep a positive outlook, and navigate disagreements by respecting their teammates' ideas. They use cc-power to create transparency and always keep the big-picture in mind by balancing their work with their working relationships.
Learn about the 3 key ingredients in Leadership TEA - Trust, Empathy, and Adaptability; how proximity and protection help build trust; practical ways to practice empathy; and how to get more comfortable with ambiguity.
This video covers ICAD - a 4-step approach to effective problem solving: 1) identify the problem, 2) consult information, 3) analyze options, and 4) develop solutions. It also explains why problem solving frameworks alone are no substitute for our ability to think critically by asking good questions.
This video guides you on how you can develop your tech skills by first recognizing what skills you need to learn or improve, choosing the appropriate method to learn them, and then using them with a resourceful and balanced approach that factors in the ethical and human side of tech.
Self & Career Development: Part 1
Your ability to find a suitable and fulfilling career starts with knowledge of your values, interests, strengths, and areas for improvement (VISA). This video covers some key questions we must consider if we want to grow personally and professionally in our careers.
Self & Career Development: Part 2
Self & Career Development happens when we expand our networks, seek professional development opportunities, and build self-awareness. Watching this video will teach you how to do these things by having career conversations, finding mentors, making time for reflection, and a few other valuable actions.