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As adults we all enter the world of work. Many people can benefit from improving their workplace literacy. To find employment and be successful in your work, we need various employment skills, essential skills, and workplace skills as well as soft skills.

The resources in this section are for people interested in improving their workplace literacy and finding practical ways to improve the skills they need to find work or be better at their jobs.

  • ABC Life Literacy – Up Skills

    Online Resource ABC Life Literacy – Up Skills Activities and Workbooks

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    UP Skills for Work is a series of workbooks that help learners develop key employability skills. The nine topics covered are: Motivation, Attitude, Accountability, Presentation, Teamwork, Time Management, Adaptability, Stress Management, and Confidence. Each workbook is highly interactive. Also included on the resource page is a set of short activities for each topic that tutors can do with their learners, or learners can work on independently.

  • NorthStar – Career Search Skills Course

    Online Resource NorthStar – Career Search Skills Course

    This NorthStar online career search skills course provides learners with the basic skills to look for employment. Topics include: searching for jobs, preparing a resume and supporting documents, applying and interviewing for jobs and what to do after the interview.

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  • O-Net Resource Centre

    Online ResourceO-Net Resource Centre

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    The O*NET Interest Profiler (IP) is a set of self-assessment career exploration tools that can help learners discover the type of work activities and occupations that they would like and find exciting. Use the tools to identify and learn about interest areas most relevant to your learner. Then use their interest results to explore the world of work.

  • Workforce Atlas

    Online ResourceWorkforce Atlas

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    This site curates a set of resources you can check out with a learner interested in the job possibilities out there. Learn about popular jobs, find out how to give a great interview, or read tips on how to reach your work, learning, and personal goals!

    You can look through all the resources or search by topic.

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