At My Working Life, we firmly believe that the most effective way to manage your career is to take responsibility for your own development.
Each course covers critical employment skills, expertly tailored to give you the resources you need to develop - any time, any where.
The content has been chosen following expert research into the skills that are most sought after by employers. By focussing on these critical (and tranferrable) skills you can enhance your career opportunities and job satisfaction.
My Working Life will help you gain a better understanding of your skill set and how this can shape and support your career. This course will help you learn about your own skills, knowledge and experiences allowing you to identify learning and development needs for your job and your future career.
This section is at the heart of My Working Life. Having an understanding of your own skills and ability provides the foundation for successful career management.
In this module you will be guided through both personal and technical skills audits and find a selection of tools to help you develop a better understanding of who you are, your current and potential skill set and your preferred way of working.
My Working Life provides the means for you to improve your value as an employee and get the maximum benefit from each job you do. This section will help you develop your own skills, knowledge and experiences allowing you to improve your job satisfaction, job performance and future career.
Productivity is one of the most important skills that employees are assessed on. The organisation needs to know that staff can be relied upon to get the job done - and do it well.
This module gives practical tools and tips on how to improve your efficiency at work (and home).
Communication is the means by which we build relationships, transmit information, influence others, gain support and encourage action. Good communications skills are highly valued and this module provides a range of activities and information to enhance these skills.
The ability to develop and manage a network of business colleagues, contacts and friends is now a requirement for anyone who wants to build a career. This module covers the basics so you can network offline and online.
To be really effective at work employees need to pay attention to the business environment. This means understanding the organisation you work for and the industry you work in. By developing this knowledge you can influence day-to-day activities and decisions that affect the business.
Knowing how your business environment operates on a day to day basis influences the daily activities and decisions of all employees. This module teaches you all about activities used by most businesses to manage day to day operations and long term strategy.
Organisations change in response to market demand and to political, social and technological developments. This module introduces you to the business environment to provide better understanding of your employer’s strategy and operation within a global perspective.
It is impossible to avoid meetings in the work place. Whether you have to attend formal (board or strategic) meetings or a daily 'team huddle' making this time productive and interesting is an art! However, by being proactive and tactical you will be able to make the time spent in a meeting work for you - and your colleagues.