Attributes and Barriers
Page 1 - Personal Attributes
An employer may also value a clean drivers license.
Particular skills may need a certificate to prove that your claims are valid.
This would deter candidates without the skills and prevent employers from having to waste time interviewing people who wont be able to do their job.
There are some skills that everyone is expected to have. These skills make it easier to carry out tasks for any job. These are planning skills, time management, team working, organisational skills, verbal skills, written communication skills , numeracy and creativity.
Having these key skills will make your more valued and prospective to a potential employer.
Page - 2 Effective Communication
General communication skills
Putting emotion and emphasis on the pronunciation of certain works can help you to adapt your voice.
Reducing the amount of subject jargon or explaining it will help you to adapt your voice and terminology.
Things like presentations and interactive technology will help to engage your audience and keep them interested. Also having microphones will make sure that everyone can hear you clearly.
Having question and answering will help to ensure that everyday understand what you have just talked about.
Having an understanding of sign language will help greatly with the communication with deaf or people with poor hearing. Deaf people may also rely on lip reading.
Positive and negative language are also a part of interpersonal skills. Agreeing with people and saying positive things such as yes are examples of positive language. Negative language is cutting in while people are speaking, or not responding at all. This may show that you are not interested in the communication at all.
Body language is a strong point of communication leaning towards someone is a sign of interest and a positive sign to the other person. However aggressive stances are signs of negativity.
Communicate in writing
Things like emoticons are a way of showing emotions via text. Text is hard to show emotions through so people have invented them as a way to aid communication.
Spelling and grammar are parts of effective communication because if your spelling is so bad that nobody can read it then it wont be effective communication at all. Grammar is important because the correct usage of words in the right times is good for effective communication as well.
Page 3 - Barriers to effective communication
Background Noise and Distractions
Other distractions like things going on outside the window would be a barrier as well as people would more interested in what is going on outside than what you have to say.