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Kayla Williamson 4/11/2022
WRK100
Week 2 Assignment: Employability Skills and the Future of Work
Accounng/Business
I plan on going into the business eld aer graduaon. I am hoping
to be an accountant, tax associate, or business nance manager. I
am currently a stay at home mother of 5, all under the age of 7 years
old.
# 1 Self and Social Awareness
Self and Social Awareness
Self and Social
Awareness
descripon
Self and social awareness in this industry, as well as any other
industry, is crucial. It consists of: consideraon of other peoples’
feelings due to your acons, knowing your own strengths,
weaknesses, and limitaons, and being able to take construcve
cricism.
Importance of Self
and Social Awareness
in the
accounng/business
industry
The Self and Social Awareness skill is vitally important to the
accounting industry. Without it you would most likely lose your
job. Thinking of other people and how they feel can further
your career. You will excel as an employee by being kind and
respectful to others and yourself.
Example of how
Social and Self
Awareness
Let’s say you have put in 68 work hours this week, it’s almost clock
out me, and your boss asks you to work 2 hours late and sort out
two stacks of paperwork. Using self and social awareness to push
through those 2 hours consists of: always trying to do your best,
sasfying the boss man, staying polite, and believing in yourself. I
smell success!!
# 2 Iniave
Iniave
Iniave descripon
Iniave in the business industry, as well as any career industry, is
taking charge and doing things that need to be done, even when no
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Kayla Williamson 4/11/2022
WRK100
one is around to see it. Hard work doesn’t always get praise but will
aid you in achieving your career goals.
Importance of
iniave in the
business industry
Iniave is crucial to the industry because there are always things
that need to be done that nobody wants to do. That’s where
iniave comes into play. Ge9ng those things done will help to
prevent you ge9ng behind and having to catch up.
Example of how
iniave
There’s a big-me client that need a tax accountant to represent
him. He is always so rude and strict; nobody wants to do it. You step
up and take the job o>er, because someone has got to do it. You
raise everyone’s eyebrows. Not only do you get your boss’s
a6enon (possibly upcoming promoons), but you also raise the bar
and get your co-workers to bring their A-game.
# 3 Producvity
Producvity
Producvity
descripon
Producvity in the business industry means managing your me
wisely, being eBcient and pu9ng important tasks rst.
Importance of
producvity in the
business industry
Productivity is important to the business industry, so tasks get
completed. The important tasks get nished rst and realizing
the simplest strategy is a way to get them done in a faster,
easier, more e"cient way.
Example of
producvity
*Susan has a lot of things to do this week. She gets out her calendar
and writes all of it down. She makes her personal weekly schedule
pu9ng the most important tasks at the beginning of the week, that
way she will have a producve week and complete all her objecves.
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