Career Readiness Competencies

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31 Oct

The Difference Between Digital Fluency and Literacy

2019-10-23T09:02:09-05:00October 31st, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

By: Dr. Sandy Branham and Elsa Ingwersen When conversations arise about the skills students should have upon graduation, discussions of digital skills are unavoidable. However, these conversations often contain terms that may not be clearly defined. For instance, let’s take a look at the Digital Studio’s mission statement: “The Digital Studio is a tutoring space [...]

12 Aug

Eagle Elevate: Soar with Competencies

2019-08-12T12:01:08-05:00August 12th, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is known as the best aviation and aerospace university.  Students who attend ERAU have made an excellent choice because employers value the technical skills that students acquire at ERAU; however, employers are also seeking people who have the eight career readiness competencies identified by National Association of Colleges and Employers.  Students can [...]

05 Aug

Career Preparation: Jumpstart the Process

2019-07-25T15:33:04-05:00August 5th, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

By: Kevin Hewerdine, Executive Director of Career Services and Corporate Relations, ERAU Prescott AZ Campus   By now, you have probably heard the buzzwords surrounding college graduates as needing to be “Career Ready.”  There are seven attributes or skill sets that employers have indicated students should have by graduation.  To brush up on these skill [...]

29 Jul

Effective Teamwork and Collaboration

2019-07-22T11:17:00-05:00July 29th, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

By: Darren Hudak Working with others requires a certain level of trust and even vulnerability. Certain methods, routines, or practices that we are accustomed to when working independently now need to conform to the team and therefore put us out of our comfort zones. In some circumstances, teams are formed and groomed over years where [...]

22 Jul

Leveraging Professionalism and Work Ethic in the Workplace

2019-07-11T07:16:41-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

By: Ryan Mazon According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), Professionalism / Work Ethic is defined as: Demonstrating personal accountability and effective work habits, e.g., punctuality, working productively with others, and time workload management, and understand the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image. The individual demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior, [...]

08 Jul

Demonstrating Leadership, When You Don’t See Yourself as a Leader

2019-07-02T08:28:25-05:00July 8th, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

By: Laurie Elliott, Project Manager for Career Services, Worldwide Per the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), Leadership: leveraging the strengths of others to achieve common goals and use interpersonal skills to coach and develop others, is one of the competencies necessary for career readiness. A leader is able to assess and manage his/her [...]

01 Jul

The Importance of Strong Communication Skills

2019-06-25T13:52:53-05:00July 1st, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

by Laura Polk, Assistant Director, Career Services & Corporate Relations, Prescott Campus “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” -George Bernard Shaw Strong communication is one of the most important skills employers are looking for in entry-level employees. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), [...]