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Thank you for participating in ‘Career Credentials: Evidence Your Expertise in Teamwork’. We hope you enjoyed this course and found these learning materials stimulating and engaging. If you’ve gathered enough …

The role of transferable skills in employability

Transferable skills are becoming increasingly important for obtaining jobs, adapting to changing job roles and performing well in the workplace. In this article Trina Jorre de St Jorre, looks at …

Teamwork and cultural diversity

In an increasingly globalised world, more of us will work in diverse social and cultural teams. In this article, Andrea North-Samardzic looks at what this means for your approach to …

Summary and takeaways

This week you focused on key teamwork skills and their relationship to employability. In this article, Andrea North-Samardzic provides a summary of what was covered. Organisations worldwide, from small start-ups …

Cross-functional teams

There are many different types of teams that occur in organisations. In this article, Andrea North-Samardzic outlines what some of these teams are, how they differ and what it means …

Teamwork effectiveness: benefits and challenges

Teamwork has many benefits for both organisations and individual employees – but there can also be drawbacks. In this article, Andrea North-Samardzic outlines how to deal with some common team …

Teamwork and employability

Did you know that teamwork is one of the most in-demand employability skills? In this article, Trina Jorre de St Jorre presents some more interesting facts for you to consider. …

Putting it all together

In this video, Andrea North-Samardzic talks about what you’ve learned and how to put it all together to answer the big questions posed in this course. At the beginning of …

What’s on for next week?

When it comes to employability, it’s not enough to simply ‘be’ a good teamplayer; you also need to be able to demonstrate and evidence your capability. In this video, Andrea …

Welcome back

In a report commissioned by Deakin, Deloitte Access Economics forecasts that soft-skill-intensive occupations will account for two-thirds of all jobs by 2030, compared to half of all jobs in 2000. …

Virtual teams, tools and technologies

Due to technological innovation and changing patterns of work, virtual teams are now one, if not the, most common type of team. In this video, Nick Patterson explores some of …

Overcoming team conflict

The ability to effectively manage conflict is one of the most highly-prized skills a team member can have. In this step, we look at sources of team conflict and how …

Learning online with Deakin

Deakin’s online courses are based on a few, but important, learning principles. To get the most out of this course, we encourage you to keep in mind the following. Our …

Employer perspectives

There are many reasons why organisations value professionals with good teamwork skills. In this video, senior workplace leaders share their perspective about what good teamwork looks like, why it matters …

Let’s get started

Team players with effective skills in working across diverse, cross functional and virtual teams are in high demand across all industries and employment sectors. But what does good teamwork look …