What skills and attitudes are worth most in the world of work?
Click the S T E P S links below to discover the five STEPS to success
When you start work you have to show an employer that you are good at managing yourself; your time, your emotions and your ability to be resilient. You get good at these things with practice but Facework can help you start practicing now!
When you start work you have to show an employer you can work with others in a team. But how do you get good at working with others, being loyal, and promoting others? Don't worry we've got lots of activities which help you play to your strengths and work well in a team.
Whether you end up working in a large company or work on your own, you need to be able to take initiative and be enterprising. But how do we learn to become more confident and try new things? How do we persevere when things are tough? These resources will help.
In every job there are problems, but how do we get good at spotting a problem, or having practical ideas about how to solve a problem? Don't worry you can start learning top tips now so you can show an employer problems don't phase you.
Speaking and Listening
Having great communication skills and being confident to talk, understand body language and using social media responsibly are just some of the things which employers want staff to have. This module will help you understand how to get good in these areas.
Real young people share their story
Facework is special because we focus on how to sharpen the skills and the attitudes employers say they want in the workplace. Using videos, quizzes, social media links and the Facework Challenges we help you ‘Flip your thinking’ and gain skills in 5 core STEPS areas. The good news is you already use many of these skills in your social life, the trick is to transfer them to your professional life and make confident STEPS to face work today!
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If you have advice about facing work we’d love to get you on film. Not only would you be helping your peers, but you’ll find sharing your story boosts your confidence. Who knows it could even help you get a job.
Contact us if you’re up for the challenge!
Rate yourself on these 5 core skills and then get your mates to rate you ! Get your school to order these scratch cards.Read More >>
Each of the 25 Employment Intelligences have a practical real-work challenge advice sheet which helps break down the skills.Read More >>
It's hard to change long-held attitudes, but sometimes we have to radically 'Flip our Thinking'! Check out these real stories from people who changed their ideas about work.Read More >>
We have over 130 social media resources which help you see the importance of the STEPS skills. From film clips to music tracks, apps and quotes these make learning fun and engaging.Read More >>
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Teachers can use the free Facework resources to better help students understand the key Employment Intelligences, Soft Skills, and Attitudes so that they can make successful steps from school to work.Read More >>