To develop an understanding that the 9 Essential Skills are found in all jobs, but not all jobs use the 9 Essential Skills in the same way.
The 9 Essential Skills are found in all jobs. It doesn’t matter what you do, or where you work. If you are on the job, you will use all of the 9 Essential Skills.
Not every job needs the same level of ability when it comes to Essential Skills. Think of the different skills that a lawyer and a janitor needs. Both jobs require reading, but do janitors need to be able to read and understand laws, court documents, and contracts? No, they don’t. But janitors do need to be able to read product labels, instructions, memos and work schedules.
There are many examples of different jobs in the DVD. Below are some pictures and job titles.
Working alone or in a group
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