Employment skills are the capabilities of employees needed for job. These skills are a set of behaviours that are necessary. Employment skills allows them to communicate well with other members, solve problems, make reliable choices etc.(Brody and Hadar, 2015). There are different valuable skills essential for every job like; communication skills, teamwork, positive attitude, flexibility and adaptable, critical thinking, self-management etc.
KNOW YOUR SELF
1.The way networking help me to become more commercially aware of health & social sector
Networking is process of exchanging ideas and information between individuals or a group of individuals. Commercial awareness means having a knowledge of a sector. The way networking help me to become more commercially aware by reading articles, using LinkedIn. It is basically which I need to stay updated on health and social sector. We all know that how digital networking is changing that how people gather information about health care. I may learn & research about this sector through internet, my colleagues, public survey and through social networks. Recently the networks which are mostly used and have developed into commercial enterprises. Interacting with individuals directly such within a same sector or seminars may help me to become more commercially aware. Social networking raises awareness of available health care, and individuals needed for health care.
2. On my networking knowledge I have joined and deliberate what skills I used throughout these events.
On the basis my networking experience and discussion on awareness of health and social sector, I have used some skills during these events to gather more effective information. I have used my communication skills in interacting well with individuals and colleagues(Chretien and, 2015). I was confident while communicating with them which helped me to gain the right knowledge. Second skills which I used was my research skills, I collected various information about health and social sector through internet and social networks. I used to locate the right information, gather them and record them for future use. I prepare a list of questions regarding the awareness of this sector and started my research on the same. I reached out to a few successful health care centres to find out about my research on awareness of the health care sector.
Known your sector
1. Use of overall grade program to help grow the skills set mandatory for a anticipated career
The BSc (Hons) App development for digital business degree program will help in developing a different set of skills which are required for a desired carer. First of all, it help in building up an understanding of key business concepts. This program will provide opportunity to specialise according to own interest. Through the entire program professional skills can be developed. Further digital and business skills is important for a high-level career. It will help in gaining experience of specific digital tools as practising of professional skills such as self management, communication and presentation. This all skills will help in future while working for a reputed firm. Along with this, it can also help in enhancing skills through which can I can gain the best position within the firm(Forte and Flores, 2014).
2. A professional qualification that could acquire alongside a degree and rationale for undertaking of this qualification
A professional qualification which can be acquire along with the degree is known as NVQ diploma level 2 and Phlebotomist diploma. Reason for undertaking this program is that it is a work oriented vocational qualification. Further it leads to provide much clearer understanding related to the responsibilities within the chosen area of expertise. The qualification lead to provide opportunity to become more focused on the way of developing my own career which lead to instant career progression. At last it leads to provide confidence for standing up myself in fair and consistent manner. On the other side Phlebotomist diploma will help in developing my career in health care organisation and private clinics.
3. Strategy to obtain these documented expert experiences and they way add value to an company
Planning to acquire these recognized professional qualifications through though choosing this field of diploma with my BSc (Hons) App development for digital business degree program. further it will also add value to an employer such as
- Improving staff performance and motivation
- Improved the quality of services to customers
- Increase productivity, performance and competitiveness(Grima-Farrell, 2015).
Therefore, at the time of selecting NVQ provider to undertake qualifications it will lead to bring immediate benefits and hidden benefits for long time. Due to this all reason I can be a preferred candidate in interview.
4. Reflecting all the learning about myself in entire module and different aspects
From the entire module I learned various sets of skills and knowledge which will help me in future. I improved by communication skills, technical skills, leadership skills etc. this all help in while working in any organisation in future. However, through, carrying out new program such NVQ diploma level 2 and Phlebotomist diploma with my degree also help me in making enough capable to become capable and professional in my field. However, I analysed that there are few skills which I need to improve in over to overcome weakness and grab opportunities are known as problem solving skills, technical skills, coursework writing and decision-making skills. Hence, I need to work on all these skills through the help of personal and professional development plan.
LET THEM KNOW YOU
1. My job explanation and the requirement for the desired job in the health and care sector
Digital media development or app development for digital business is a specialised course of computer science that aims at developing interactive apps that give response to users by showing content. The Digital Media Development BSc Honours explains all characteristics of the digital media development process. This programme provides three directions of specialisation; designing web application and development, designing mobile apps, 3D user interfaces designing and development. Specifications required for health and social care sector includes subjects like safe handling of medicines to awareness of mental health problems. Being a social worker i.e. providing guidance for people who need care and assistance including those with mental illness.
2. Skills the job needs and in what way my CV and LinkedIn profile validate the vital and desirable skills
As a senior manager in health care sector I am responsible for the strategic, financial and daily activities of community health service. Skills required for my job profile are: communication skills to perform effectively with a variety of professional groups, patient/customer focus, interest in this sector, ability to gain trust, team working skills to collaborate effectively with others, problem solving ability, the ability to solve clinical issues, understanding treatments and so on. Demonstration of these skills on my CV and LinkedIn profile will be under a new heading like under leadership skills I will mention facility management, strategic planning, policy developer, evaluating staff, recruiting, operation management. Under administrative skills will present handling health care issues, problem solving, understanding treatments, Medicare management. Personal skills will cover ability to gain trust, communication skills, adaptability, motivating others, multitasking and listening skills(Lam, Kruger and Tennant, 2014.).
3. Reflect on the interview process and how well I was able to apply the STAR method
The STAR method is an organized manner of reacting to a behavioural based question in interview(McLeod and Julia, 2014). It stands for the Situation, Task, Action and Result, this format of job interview technique is used by interviewers to collect all the reliable information about a specific ability that job requires.
Situational : at my last workplace, I had a conflict with my co-worker regarding Medicare management issue at health community centre.
Task : my responsibility was to maintain record of all medicines in the store. But due to conflict I was not able to perform well.
Action : I resolve my issues with my co-worker with the help of communication skills.
Results: I was able to achieve and met my objective to manage Medicare centre.
4. Reflecting all the knowledge about me in entire module
From the entire module I learned various sets of skills and knowledge which will help me in future. I improved by communication skills, technical skills, leadership skills etc. this all help in while working in any organisation in future. However, through, carrying out new program such NVQ diploma level 2 and Phlebotomist diploma with my degree also help me in making enough capable to become capable and professional in my field. However, I analysed that there are few skills which I need to improve in over to overcome weakness and grab opportunities are known as problem solving skills, technical skills and decision-making skills. Hence, I need to work on all these skills through the help of personal and professional development plan.