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Developing a Career Ready and Agile Workforce Presented by: Susan Leon & Katie Mehin West-MEC
Bell Work: - Think about your first job. . . - How did you find out about the position? What was the application process? What skills were required?
Participants will: ● Learn emerging trends and innovative practices that are impacting the way job seekers are interacting with their future employers ● Be able to describe the skills job seekers will need in order to stay relevant in today's job market. ● Identify strategies to enhance their student's or their own professional skill set to navigate and strengthen their ability to get noticed in an ever-changing marketplace.
emerging trends and innovative practices
The Gig Economy What is Gig Work? Picture this… ● Apps that Power the Gig Economy ● Working for the App Benefits of Gig Work? - Flexibility - On-demand - Contractual Independence Variety Low-Barriers to Entry What capacity do we need to build in our students? - 1099 Contractor Tax Implications Personal Liabilities Health Insurance Sick/Vacation Retirement Savings Professional Development Lack of Connection to Company Culture
Middle Skill Jobs Competency Based Hiring - Favors Diversity Values Transferable Skills Career. One Stop Competency Models Stackable Credentials - Certifications Certificates Micro-Credentials Badging Apprenticeships Important Considerations - Rigor & Relevance - Industry Demand - Credentialengine. org Resources Skill Matching: - Pipeline. AZ - Skillful - Talent Pipeline Management - My. Next. Move. org Continued Learning: - Linked. In Learning - Coursera - Edu. gcfglobal. org - Learn. fb. com - credentialengine. org
AI’s Role in Hiring
the skills job seekers will need in order to stay relevant
How do you set yourself apart from robots? Ability to complete a series of non-routine tasks, that requires social intelligence, critical thinking, and creative problem solving.
Arizona Department of Education Professional Skills
Professional Skills in the Classroom and Laboratory setting
Defining Quality Student Career Development
Work Based Learning
strategies to get noticed in an ever-changing marketplace
Networking - Is Everywhere! - In-Person, Online, Friends & Family - Know Your Networking Why - Job Seeking Support - Employee Referrals - References - Hidden Job Market
Embedding Networking Practice Opportunities
AI Proof Your Resume
Katie Mehin Career Services Director Susan Leon Curriculum and Instructional Specialist West-MEC