workplace literacy

Soft Skills at Work

Are you looking for readings about workplace soft skills at a beginning reading level? Earlier this year, Grass Roots Press released Soft Skills at Work, a series that uses contrasting photostories to explore six different soft skills. Titles in the series are: Getting to Work on Time Putting Customers First Standing Up for Yourself Taking… Read more

UP Skills Update

UP Skills for Work is a workforce literacy program from ABC Life Literacy. It will include free workshops and workbooks with introductory information on key employability skills: motivation, attitude, accountability, presentation, teamwork, time management, adaptability, stress management and confidence. Last fall, three of the workplace skills were addressed: motivation, attitude and accountability. This fall, three… Read more

WorkWise

WorkWise is a six-book series designed to help adult students succeed before, during, and after the job search. Soft Skills The first three books in the WorkWise series – Choosing a Job, Getting a Job, Starting a Job – teach key job readiness concepts and provide meaningful exercises to boost students’ confidence and get them… Read more

UP Skills for Work

Are you starting to plan your adult literacy programs for the fall? What about new-to-you workplace literacy programs? Here’s a program to consider. UP Skills for Work is a workplace literacy program from ABC Life Literacy Canada. This soft skills program is designed to be delivered to adult learners at community organizations and workplaces across… Read more

Literacy and the Labour Movement

Learning in Solidarity is a new website by CUPE about the history of literacy within the labour movement in dates, spoken and written words. A historical timeline, testimonies from some key figures of the movement and resources produced by unions and central labour bodies tell the story of labour’s long-time advocacy efforts to meet workers’… Read more