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Skills to Pay the Bills

Soft skills are everyday interpersonal skills that job seekers need to succeed on the job. They include communicating clearly and appropriately, remembering work directions, working well with others, and knowing how to solve problems. “Soft Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success” is a curriculum focused on teaching soft or workforce readiness skills to youth, including youth with disabilities.

Synopsis

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Skills to Pay the Bills: Synopsis

This video is one of five from the Department of Labor’s Skills to Pay the Bills series. Information is targeted to youth, ages 14 to 21, in both in-school and out-of-school environments. This video presents tips from all videos in the series. “Soft Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success” is a curriculum developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability and Employment Policy.

  • Topics: Employment, Soft Skills, Social Skills, Career Development
  • Date Posted: 10/17/2012
  • Duration: 2 min

Communication

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Skills to Pay the Bills: Communication

This video is one of five from the Department of Labor’s Skills to Pay the Bills series. Information is targeted to youth, ages 14 to 21, in both in-school and out-of-school environments. This video focuses on communication skills — skills on the top of the “must have” list for every employer. “Soft Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success” is a curriculum developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability and Employment Policy.

  • Topics: Employment, Soft Skills, Social Skills, Career Development
  • Date Posted: 10/17/2012
  • Duration: 2 min

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

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Skills to Pay the Bills: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

This video is one of five from the Department of Labor’s Skills to Pay the Bills series. Information is targeted to youth, ages 14 to 21, in both in-school and out-of-school environments. This video focuses on critical thinking and problem-solving. “Soft Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success” is a curriculum developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability and Employment Policy.

  • Topics: Employment, Soft Skills, Social Skills, Career Development
  • Date Posted: 10/17/2012
  • Duration: 2 min

Enthusiasm and Attitude

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Skills to Pay the Bills: Enthusiasm and Attitude

This video is one of five from the Department of Labor’s Skills to Pay the Bills series. Information is targeted to youth, ages 14 to 21, in both in-school and out-of-school environments. This video focuses on enthusiasm and attitude. “Soft Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success” is a curriculum developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability and Employment Policy.

  • Topics: Employment, Soft Skills, Social Skills, Career Development
  • Date Posted: 10/17/2012
  • Duration: 3 min

Networking

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Skills to Pay the Bills: Networking

This video is one of five from the Department of Labor’s Skills to Pay the Bills series. Information is targeted to youth, ages 14 to 21, in both in-school and out-of-school environments. This video focuses on using networking skills to find job opportunities. “Soft Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success” is a curriculum developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability and Employment Policy.

  • Topics: Employment, Soft Skills, Social Skills, Career Development
  • Date Posted: 10/17/2012
  • Duration: 2 min

Professionalism

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Skills to Pay the Bills: Professionalism

This video is one of five from the Department of Labor’s Skills to Pay the Bills series. Information is targeted to youth, ages 14 to 21, in both in-school and out-of-school environments. This video focuses on professionalism — coming to work on time, dressing appropriately and taking initiative. “Soft Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success” is a curriculum developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability and Employment Policy.

  • Topics: Employment, Soft Skills, Social Skills, Career Development
  • Date Posted: 10/17/2012
  • Duration: 2 min

Teamwork

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Skills to Pay the Bills: Teamwork

This video is one of five from the Department of Labor’s Skills to Pay the Bills series. Information is targeted to youth, ages 14 to 21, in both in-school and out-of-school environments. This video focuses on the ability to work with others. “Soft Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success” is a curriculum developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability and Employment Policy.

  • Topics: Employment, Soft Skills, Social Skills, Career Development
  • Date Posted: 10/17/2012
  • Duration: 2 min