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Workplace Essential Skills Videos On Demand

Workplace Essential Skills is an instructional media-based series which comprehensively addresses employment and workplace skills by featuring real people in job seeking and work situations. Students gain skills in finding jobs and succeeding at work through videos, instruction, enrichment activities, practice, and more.

KET’s multimedia work readiness curriculum ensures students can utilize reading, writing and math skills within an occupational setting as well as prepare students with life skills like attitude, professionalism, ethics, communication, and interpersonal relations.

All program videos can streamed below. Workbooks can be purchased here.

Planning To Work

Emphasizes career planning and the role of work in people’s lives.

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Matching Skills and Jobs

Tools to help you assess your own skills and then find a job that fits.

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Applying for Jobs

Understanding and using application forms and processes.

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Résumés, Tests, and Choices

Writing effective résumés and preparing for employment tests.

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How to prepare for the job interview.

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Ready for Work

Understanding and demonstrating work-readiness skills.

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Workplace Safety

Developing safety-conscious attitudes and skills.

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Learning at Work

Orientation and training phase strategies.

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The Language of Work

Effective workplace speaking/listening strategies and skills.

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Communicating with Co-Workers and Supervisors

Strategies for conflict resolution.

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Working Together

Stresses the key personal skills and strategies needed for collaborating with colleagues and working in teams.

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Communicating with Customers

How to develop excellent customer-service skills.

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A Process for Writing

The importance of the writing process in the workplace.

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Supplying Information: Directions, Forms, and Charts

Advice and practice exercises for developing accuracy and completeness.

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Writing Memos and Letters

The importance of knowing the audience and purpose for your memos and letters and the appropriate formats to use in various circumstances.

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Reading for a Purpose

Purposes and strategies for workplace reading.

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Finding What You Need: Forms and Charts

The role and importance of accuracy; locating specifics.

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Following Directions

The role and importance of following directions on the job.

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Reading Reports and Manuals

Usage, organization, and comprehension skills for reports and manuals.

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Number Sense

A variety of workplace uses for mathematics; developing number sense.

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Solving Problems

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and mathematical reasoning skills are vital to employment.

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Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Workplace uses of ratio, rate, and proportion.

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Measurements and Formulas

Different units of measurement and how and when to apply them.

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Trends and Predictions: Graphs and Data

The role and importance of evaluation and the effective presentation of data.

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An introduction to the series and its accompanying workbooks.

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Adult EducationEnglish Language Arts and LiteracyMathematics