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Employability, Life Skills & Reentry | Digital

Ready For
Work Series

Employability skills are general skills that are necessary for success in the workforce at all employment levels, in all sectors. These skills are often called soft skills, career readiness skills, job skills, or workforce readiness skills, but they all speak to the same set of core skills that employers want.

 

The Ready for Work Series is specifically designed to foster workforce readiness skills. It gives students the tools to build a successful foundation to launch themselves into today’s workforce with confidence. This comprehensive interactive series engages students with progressive lesson content that is based on real life and workforce scenarios.

 

The Ready for Work Series provides a solid foundation of the explicit 21st century skills essential to compete in today’s workforce. The Series is aligned with the Employability Skills Framework, and is ideal for programs delivered through Adult Education, ESL, CTE, AJCCs or Workforce Development Board programs.

TOPICS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

Communication Skills

Listening
Speaking
Following Directions
Reading for Work
Writing for Work

Self-Management Skills

Appearance
Positive Thinking
Time Management
Managing Emotions
Work Behavior
Working Productively
Decision Making

Working with Others

Relating to Others
Effective Customer Service
Teamwork
Dealing with Supervisors
Introduction to Green Jobs

Pre-employment Skills

Career Awareness
Preparing a Resume
Writing a Cover Letter
Filling Out an Application
Interviewing

FEATURES INCLUDE:

  • Interactive modules provide engaging content
  • Scaffolded lesson content build learner’s skills and competencies
  • Contextualized lessons make learning applicable to the workforce
  • Individualized learning plans based on pretests and posttests
  • Aligned to the Employability Skills Framework

Sample Screens

Ready For Work Series Preparation

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ADMIN & MANAGEMENT

The reporting functionality of Aztec’s management system allows for data collection of student progress and evidence of student growth. This allows teachers and administrators to track and monitor student learning in each academic area and individual sub-skill in addition to providing remediation plans to guide instruction and therefore accountability to the CCRS.