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Developing a Career Ready and Agile Workforce Presented by: Susan Leon & Katie Mehin

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

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

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

emerging trends and innovative practices

The Gig Economy What is Gig Work? Picture this… ● Apps that Power the

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

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

AI’s Role in Hiring

the skills job seekers will need in order to stay relevant

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

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

Arizona Department of Education Professional Skills

Professional Skills in the Classroom and Laboratory setting

Professional Skills in the Classroom and Laboratory setting

Defining Quality Student Career Development

Defining Quality Student Career Development

Work Based Learning

Work Based Learning

strategies to get noticed in an ever-changing marketplace

strategies to get noticed in an ever-changing marketplace

Networking - Is Everywhere! - In-Person, Online, Friends & Family - Know Your Networking

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

Embedding Networking Practice Opportunities

AI Proof Your Resume

AI Proof Your Resume

Katie Mehin Career Services Director Susan Leon Curriculum and Instructional Specialist West-MEC

Katie Mehin Career Services Director Susan Leon Curriculum and Instructional Specialist West-MEC