Topic 2: Job Preparedness

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There is a time in life when you feel you are prepared to look for a new.

Below is an exercise that will make you think about what job preparedness is all about.

If you have worked before, think of that time when you felt like you are ready to look for a job. If you have not wor

Looking for a new job provides an opportunity for you to get in contact with many people. Being successful depends more on the communication skills that you have. Communication is one skills you need to explore, identify and pursue the job that you want. There is a Module on Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Skills in this WIKI that will broaden your understanding of the communication skills that you need to survive in life challenges. having these skills will make you better preprepared to join the world of work and be a successful worker. It is advisable that you go to these Modules and browse through them for you to understand what is being said in this module. What, for example, will make you feel you are prepared for a job?

Unit Objectives

Upon completion of this unit, the learner should be able to

  1. Display skills and attitudes indicating that she/he can easily adapt to different workplace enviroments
  2. Demonstrate ability to communicate important job search ideas or options to others when called upon to do so
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of work environments or practical realities of the type of a job she/he is likely to go into upon completion of studies
  4. Demonstrate ability to do certain specific job tasks with confidence


  • Context
  • Adaptive
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Technical skill
  • Confidence

Essential job search skills

  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Adaptive Competence
  • Contextual Competence
  • Technical Competence

Learning Tasks & Activities

  • Case studies
  • Simulation/role play/dramatization
  • Field activities
  • Group work
  • Individual assignment
  • Take-home tasks