DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
Use the Skills Ready Self Assessment tool to determine if you have the attitude, skills and knowledge that employers look for in a new hire. (You can access the Self Assessment Rubric here: Self Assessment Tool)
After completing the self assessment, set aside some time to reflect on areas you may want to improve. If you determine that you are not yet meeting expectations in a specific area, what can you do to help move yourself up to a meeting or exceeding expectations level?
FOCUS, PLAN AND TAKE ACTION
DISCOVER: Get to know what type of jobs are out there, what you like and what’s expected.
EXPLORE: Gain experiences and demonstrate you’re developing Attitude, Skills and Knowledge employers ask for.
WORK: Get prepared to take on most entry level positions, experience trades for yourself and make the choice to pursue what works for you.