Think Broadly. Learn Deeply.
No one else is going to do this for you
Do the research to be informed about the future of work. Identify the opportunities, priority skills, and risks in the emerging future.
Define your plan to be relevant. Identify roles, skills, career preparation pathways that fit your goals, aptitudes and interests.
A resume is not enough. Create a portfolio of evidence of your skills, accessible by employers. Be visible!
Can you identify high demand/low supply skills that align with your goals, interest, and capabilities?
Parents: Do your kids have a plan? Have they done the research to identify future skills?
Students: Do you have a short list of roles and skills in-demand in the future economy? Do you have a specific plan to be employable?
Adults/Educators: Do you have a teachable point of view about the future of work, and how to help youth plan to have a relevant career?
Doing the work in the Broadskilling plan will give you the ability to:
Confidence requires a plan.
Become Future Aware: Develop your own informed view about the future of work. It is up to you to navigate your destiny. The step provides context before selecting a career.
Plan to be Relevant: Determine a plan to develop relevant skills, based on your own analysis of the opportunities in the future of work and your own self-awareness. You need to establish a clear direction before decisions about your path.
Build your Personal Brand: Provide evidence of skills. A resume is not enough. Build an indisputable portfolio of skills to attract employers.
Goal: Develop an informed point of view about the future of work
Action: Research Future Work
Goal: Define a plan to build skills for a career that is relevant to future work , your interests and aptitudes
Action: Create a plan to build relevant skills
Goal: Create evidence of your skill sets
Action: Create an online portfolio of work, projects, examples, and experiences
Update: January 1, 2021. by Richard Busby, M.S..
ConnectorGames is a reality. Stay tuned to www.connectorgames.com for information about Employability Connectors, Note-to-Note Music Connectors, Mathematics and games in other content areas, coming in 2021.
July 10, 2020, by Richard Busby, M.S., founder of Broadskilling.com
Broadskilling™ announces a partnership with Cashcrunch Games and Skills4Students to design and produce “Employability Connectors,” a learning game to help students build skills that employers need (Estimated release by October 2020).
“I am pleased to work with Paul Vasey, an amazing game designer, former educator, founder of cashcrunchgames and financial literacy advocate
and Dr. Cary Green, soft skills expert, author, founder of Skill4Students and former university professor, to design a motivating learning game that aligns with dimension 2 of the Broadskilling framework, “Plan to Build Relevant Skills.” I look forward to taking this action to combine the Broadskilling project assets with proven Financial Literacy learning game design, and Soft Skill expertise to enable youth to build skills relevant to future work."