Do you aspire to be a young professional of substance?
Do you know what employers expect of you?
Would you like tips on being professional at work?
Employers believe that young people need more support in their transition from education to work. Surveys show consistently that a majority of employers do not think that enough graduates are ready for the workplace. They expect new employees to know what being professional means from Day One.
This course helps students, new and early-career graduates to:
- Recognise why being professional matters to employers
- Develop and show their professionalism before getting hired
- Get tips and ideas on how to be professional in today's workplace
The content is presented in multi-media formats, including videos, podcast, self-assessments, articles and blog posts.
A quiz and a worksheet put the learning in your hands - so you can test your recall and apply the learning to your personal circumstances.
You get access to a closed Facebook Group for sharing, discussions, and questions.
AND you get a digital completion certificate that you can automatically upload to your LinkedIn profile.
Take this course if you aspire to be a young professional of substance!
Welcome and Introduction
How to Be a Young Professional Success Story
Become a Youth Employment UK Young Professional
Podcast: David Shindler on the Graduate Job Podcast
Video: Professionalism - views from students
Video: 6 Traits of a True Professional
Blog post: What Does Being Professional Really Mean?
Blog post: How to Be a Young Professional of Substance
Article: How to Build a Professional
Article: These mistakes will brand you unprofessional
Article: New Graduates - Are These the New Unspoken Rules of the Workplace?
Blog Post: Developing Your Ethical Leadership
Questionnaire: What is your ethical and reaction style?
Questionnaire: What's your moral DNA?