Preparing Students for Career and Life Success!
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Get Ready, Prepared, Go!
The Soft Skills High journey begins with our Career and Life Essentials Course – an interactive, inspirational and fun online soft skills curriculum designed to get students ready for career and life success. CLE Course Modules include:
Designed to get students prepped to enter the workplace, Career PREP gives students the opportunity to put their new soft skills knowledge into practice while creating a Career PREP Portfolio that they can carry with them when it’s time to head out into the workplace and the world. Career PREP Badges include:
|Career Exploration & Survey||Smart Goal Setting||Cover Letter||Resume Building||Interview Skills|
Career Exploration & Survey, Smart Goal Setting, Cover Letter, Resume Building, Interview Skills
They’re ready. They’re prepped. And now it’s time to GO!
Equipped with their Career PREP Portfolios, students enrolled in Soft Skills Pro, our Industry Certification program, take their new soft skills knowledge to work!
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Get a glimpse of our engaging online learning platform, interactive lessons, and practical exercises that can help you unlock your own or your students’ full potential to achieve success in both your personal and professional life. Join our community of learners and start your journey towards self-improvement today!
Soft Skills make the Hard Skills work
In today’s rapidly evolving world, hard skills are no longer sufficient to ensure success. While technical proficiency and knowledge are important, they must be complemented by a range of soft skills like communication, collaboration, adaptability, and empathy.
Hard skills are typically acquired through formal education, training, and experience. They are tangible and measurable, such as coding, engineering, or accounting. However, the world is not static, and hard skills can quickly become outdated in the face of new technologies, market trends, or social changes. Therefore, individuals and organizations need to develop a set of soft skills that allow them to navigate uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.
Soft skills are harder to define and measure, but they are no less important. Soft skills are the personal attributes that enable individuals to interact effectively with others, to manage their emotions and behaviors, and to adapt to changing situations. These skills are closely related to emotional intelligence and are essential for building positive relationships, fostering trust, and inspiring collaboration.
The World Economic Forum Future of Jobs report suggested that by 2020, complex problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, people management and emotional intelligence would be among the most important skills required in the workplace. The importance of these soft skills is often undervalued, and there is far less training provided for them than hard skills such as coding. Organizations seem to expect people to know how to behave on the job and the importance of skills such as taking initiative, communicating effectively and listening, which often is not the case. Therefore, soft skills are not a luxury but a necessity in today’s world. They complement and enhance hard skills, making individuals and organizations more effective, innovative, and resilient. It is crucial for educators, employers, and policymakers to recognize the value of soft skills and provide opportunities for their development. By investing in soft skills, we can build a more inclusive, sustainable, and thriving society.