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6-12 Education College & Career

Soft Skills for the Workplace

By: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
ISBN: 978-1-63126-826-7
Format: Softcover Course Supplement
Copyright: 2018
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Soft skills are the new hard skills for the 21st century. Soft skills are the people skills that enable workers to communicate and get along with others. In today's workplace, employers look for workers who have technical abilities to perform on the job as well as the know-how to interact with coworkers and customers. Every occupation needs these foundational skills.

Soft Skills for the Workplace presents the major soft skills needed for job success in one easy-to-use text. No need for multiple textbooks to teach these basic employability skills. Fourteen short, concise lessons provide information that will prepare your students to find and keep a job. The modular format allows the content to be used in any order and for any discipline. Each chapter can be used as a supplemental conversation starter with your students or as an individual assignment. A free companion website provides additional activities for reinforcement.

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Soft skills are the new hard skills for the 21st century. Soft skills are the people skills that enable workers to communicate and get along with others. In today’s workplace, employers look for workers who have technical abilities to perform on the job as well as the know-how to interact with coworkers and customers. Every occupation needs these foundational skills.

Soft Skills for the Workplace presents the major soft skills needed for job success in one easy-to-use text. No need for multiple textbooks to teach these basic employability skills. Fourteen short, concise lessons provide information that will prepare your students to find and keep a job. The modular format allows the content to be used in any order and for any discipline. Each chapter can be used as a supplemental conversation starter with your students or as an individual assignment. A free companion website provides additional activities for reinforcement.

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CONTENT
  • Online Textbook
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-827-4 $240.00 $180.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Pretest and Posttest. Printable version of the G-W Learning companion website interactive pretest and posttest.
  • Chapter Resources. Material provided for each chapter of the text includes:
    • Answer Keys for chapter review questions and activities in PDF format.
    • Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
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Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM, Safari®, allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
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Bundle (Connect to Your Career Text + Soft Skills for the Workplace Text) 978-1-63563-349-8 $73.00 $54.75
Bundle contains the Connect to Your Career Printed Text, and the Soft Skills for the Workplace Printed Text.
Bundle (Connect to Your Career OLS, 1yr. + Soft Skills for the Workplace Online Text, 1yr.) 978-1-63563-350-4 $43.00 $32.25
Bundle contains the Connect to Your Career Online Learning Suite, 1 yr. Individual Access Key Code and the Soft Skills for the Workplace Online Textbook, 1 yr. Individual Access Key Code.
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Table of Contents
1. Professionalism
2. Ethics
3. Self-Management Skills
4. Etiquette
5. Attire
6. Communication Skills
7. Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
8. Speaking Skills
9. Listening Skills
10. Written Communication
11. Writing and Interviewing for Employment
12. Teams
13. Diversity
14. Confidence
Appendix A Punctuation
Appendix B Capitalization
Appendix C Number Usage
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Chapter 1 (PDF, 860 KB)
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com
View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Career Education)
Correlations
Common Career Technical Core
PDF
Career Ready Practices (PDF, 356 KB)
About the Author(s)

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher - For nearly 100 years, Goodheart-Willcox has focused exclusively on providing quality instructional resources for Career and Technical Education. G-W textbooks, available in print and digital formats, provide the most relevant content at an exceptional value to prepare students for successful careers. As always, our products are backed by personal service and time-saving Instructor Resources to meet your needs. G-W is the premier textbook publisher for Technical, Trades, and Technology; Family & Consumer Sciences; Business, Marketing & Career Education; Health Sciences; Agricultural Education; and Health Education.