Arizona business and industry and educational leaders defined skills needed in the Arizona workplace - Academic Skills, Technical Skills, and Professional Skills for the workplace (formerly known as Employability Skills) that are critical to getting and keeping a job, as well as advancing in a career. Please see below for information about Professional Skills including definitions, conceptualization, standards, and rubrics.
Professional Skills: Standards, Rubrics, Resources
Thinking and Innovation
Initiative and Self-Direction
Intergenerational and Cross-Cultural Competence
Legal and Ethical Practices
What are the skills students need to get a job, keep a job and advance in a career? Do your students have these skills?
Arizona’s Professional Skills Assessment is linked in AzCIS. Follow the directions below to have your students take the self-assessment:
- click on:
- Just Browsing
- Assessments Tab
- What Skills do I have?
- Select Workplace Employability Skills
Links and resources to assist in integrating Arizona’s Professional Skills into your classroom.