very workplace in Northern Indiana has individuals practicing hard-skills and soft-skills, and if you're unsure about what soft-skills are, this is exactly the workshop for you.
Let's start with an example of hard-skills: When an operator used his math abilities to program a computerized machine to precisely cut a piece of steel, he was employing the hard-skills he developed through work experience, education and training.
When this advanced-machine operator arrived for his shift 10 minutes early, he was practicing the soft-skill of being on-time, every work day.
EMPLOYERS NEED WORKERS WITH BOTH Hard- and Soft-Skills; Where Do Your Skills Stand?Employers throughout Northern Indiana need their workers to practice soft skills so that the organization can run effectively and so that each worker can be efficient and productive. A key to understanding them is to recognize that your practice of soft-skills is important for your job as well as the jobs of your co-workers.
In this class, WorkOne's trainer will help participants identify their own hard- and soft-skills; moreover, the instructor will offer concrete tactics for individuals to communicate their skills to a potential employer — a key step.
In addition to being on-time, soft-skills include workplace behaviors such as: teamwork, or working as part of a team to accomplish specific goals; showing respect and courtesy to co-workers and managers; communication; honesty; and discipline.
WorkOne's instructor will have lots of down-to-earth tips on how to use soft skills in a job. And remember: In addition to a workplace, you can and should use soft-skills in searching for a job. So if you'd like to learn more with an eye toward improving your soft-skills, this is the workshop for you.