Soft Skills are in high demand in today’s labour market. Join us for this 5-part series where you will gain a better understanding of key soft skills and how they can complement your existing skillset. Become the candidate that every employer wants.
Upon completion of all 5 workshops in the series, you will receive an e-certificate of participation.
January 17, 2022 – 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This workshop will equip job seekers with the tools and knowledge to utilize active listening as a soft skill in the workforce and everyday life.
January 18, 2022 – 10:00 am – 11:30 am
You may have heard the saying, “teamwork makes the dream work”, but what exactly does is mean to be a good team player? Employers seek people with this soft skill for the workplace as it shows that this individual will look to learn as much as possible in order to do the best possible job. This workshop will look at how we can build collaborative relationships with colleagues, teach us how to work within a team structure effectively.
Presented by CMHA-YR – Study Tips & Procrastination
January 19, 2022 – 10:00 am – 11:30 am
In this workshop, you will learn how to identify procrastination and factors that influence procrastination. Through this, participants will learn the impacts of procrastination while gaining tools to identify and challenge cognitive distortions that reinforce patterns of procrastination. Participants will also leave with study tips to manage tasks and time more effectively.
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
January 20, 2022 – 10:00 am – 11:30 am
When faced with a problem or challenge, how do you deal with it? What steps do you take to make effective and strategic decisions? In the workshop, you will learn how to exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. We will also discuss how to obtain, interpret, use knowledge, facts, and data in this process, and demonstrate originality and inventiveness.
January 21, 2022 – 10:00 am – 11:30 am
CHOOSING YOUR ATTITUDE means taking responsibility for how you want to show up for the people you work with or lead. While you can’t control what happens to you, you can decide how to respond. You control your attitude, instead of your attitude controlling you. This workshop will provide insights into what triggers a negative attitude and how to overcome and develop a growth mindset.