Core employability skills are vital for teens and adult learners wanting to move into a workplace. Most employers nowadays are looking for employees who are able to demonstrate they can meet many employability skills, which apply to various work areas. The core employability skills identified by employers include:
Manage career and work life
Work with roles, rights and protocols
Interact with others
Communicate for work
Connect and work with others
Recognise and utilise diverse perspectives
Plan and organise
Identify and solve problems
Create and innovate
Work in a digital world
Students can use this printable quiz to help them begin thinking about their own current employability skills and what they can do to build their skills as they move towards becoming a worker. Teachers can also use the quiz as an assessment tool to help them understand the level of student understanding of core employability skills.
This quiz works extremely well when it is completed in sections over a number of lessons. Students can complete each section of the quiz as they learn about core employability skills and how they can build on their skills to help increase their job prospects and write more effective resumes.