Essential Skills Videos - HRSDC

An Entrepreneur's Success Story [Video - 1:31] (2011)

In this brief video, a woman describes how after years of working at three jobs to support her family, she improved her literacy skills and realized her dream of opening her own business.

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2012-12-18

Essential Skills: Worth the Investment [Video - 7:31] (2011)

Find out how investing in essential skills training will help you meet the challenges of an increasingly digital workplace

This video uses real Canadian companies to show that investing in employees’ Essential Skills development makes good business sense.

Prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), the video features interviews with representatives from companies in a variety of fields, including trucking, automotive service, sheet-metal fabrication, and printing.

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2011-12-09

Essential Skills to Get Ahead [Video - 2:22] (2011)

Learn how Essential Skills can help you adapt and succeed at work

This animated video, about two and a half minutes long, shows how a workplace problem can be solved by viewing it from the perspective of Essential Skills.

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2011-07-05

Essential Skills for Managing Change [Video - 2:05] (2011)

Learn how Essential Skills can help you better meet workplace goals

This video, about two minutes in length, offers an introduction to the nine essential skills, with particular emphasis on reading, document use, and working with others.

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2011-06-30

Essential Skills for a Winning Team [Video - 2:36] (2011)

Learn why Essential Skills are important when working with others

This animated video provides an introduction to the nine Essential Skills (ES), explaining that they are foundational skills that are the key to acquiring and applying all other skills required on the job.

The video also includes an example of how a foreman on a construction site uses the lens of ES to understand a problem he is facing on the job, find a solution, and apply it.

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2011-06-24
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