CareerOneStop offers a collection of videos describing the skills and abilities needed in a variety of occupations.
The Illinois Essential Employability Skills Framework and Self-Assessment offers standard statewide definitions of the employability skills to align instruction and plan programming.
Microsoft offers Digital Literacy courses that cover using devices, software, and the internet to collaborate with others and to create and use information.
Career Conversation Starters are conversational prompts that can be used to help students clarify and build their mindsets and behaviors for personal, academic, and workplace success.
Stacking the Deck competency cards use the U.S. Department of Labor’s Engineering Competency Model categories to create opportunities for students to understand and practice employability skills.
The Working Stronger and Smarter Handbook from SRI International provides learning principles and instructional practices ideas for educators and employers to help technical education students build employability skills.
The WIN Initiative offers job search and career planning workshops with an emphasis on building participants’ social- and self-awareness of factors influencing employment and job growth.
The Habits of Mind framework describes and offers strategies for building 16 habits of mind with self-assessment rubrics and other resources contributed by practitioners.
The Chicago Jobs Council Career Readiness Framework describes evidence-based best practices for how to organize client-centered workforce development programming.
The LEAD: Fostering Self-Awareness for Workplace Success training uses daily mini-lessons to help healthcare employees recognize and build workplace success skills.
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