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Becoming Career Smart recap

In week 1, we learned developing transferrable skills like communication and recognising professional credentials are critical to our success.
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Congratulations on finishing Week 1 of this course. We’ve covered a range of different topics this week and started your journey to becoming more career smart. We learned about credentials and how they can benefit our future careers. We determined what a skill actually is. We then focused on what skills you feel you’re best at and what you actually need to improve on. We looked at the skill of communication specifically and saw a popular example of how this was done well in the public sphere. Also, we learned from others on when things have gone wrong in the workplace and how those problems were overcome. I hope you enjoyed this week and look for to seeing you in Week 2.
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We will focus on what is success, how reflection is important and start conducting a skills audit. See you then.
We have covered a range of topics and started you on the journey to becoming more career smart.
Specifically we focused on:
  • 21st century skills
  • credentials and how they can benefit our future careers
  • communication skills and how this was done well for a specific environment and profession.
I hope you enjoyed this week and I look forward to seeing you in Week 2. We will focus on success, how reflection is important and conducting a skills audit.

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Share your thoughts on what you most enjoyed from this week. What did you learn that was most beneficial to you?
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