Tertiary Catalogue

Careers


Self Management

Self Management

Are You Job Ready?

The ability to work independently is a crucial workplace skill that is noticed and appreciated by busy managers and supervisors. Employees who can set their own goals, manage their time and workload and take responsibility for their actions are...Show More
Planning and Organising

Planning and Organising

Are You Job Ready?

Organising and prioritising assigned tasks helps employees to work independently and take control of their own time and workload. When tasks are well-planned and ordered by urgency, it is easier to identify when help is needed, which saves time...Show More
Learning for Work

Learning for Work

Are You Job Ready?

Learning is a lifelong skill. Far beyond their initial workplace training, employees must keep learning to stay up-to-date and adapt to changing technologies. Therefore, recognising individual learning styles is important, as Dan finds out when...Show More
Not Being Yourself or Having Questions

Not Being Yourself or Having Questions

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

A strange bearded man in a lady’s nightdress called Granny? A six-year-old wooden boy boasting years of experience running leisure centres? Carol Peters runs one of her own, and is interviewing job candidates, but she’s beginning to wonder...Show More
Lateness and Poor Presentation

Lateness and Poor Presentation

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Carol Peters doesn’t have much time for recruiting in the cut and thrust of managing a leisure centre. So she’s taken on the services of Enchanted Fairyland Employment Agency, but candidates like Wicked Queen (Becs), Hansel (minus Gretel) and...Show More
Negativity and Nerves

Negativity and Nerves

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Rapunzel bombed out when Carol Peters interviewed her for a leisure centre position. Years of captivity and her ultimate rescue paint a perfect picture of resilience, problem-solving know-how and willingness to work in a team…but she didn’t...Show More
Lack of Preparation and Research

Lack of Preparation and Research

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Carol Peters is always prepared and she expects the same in prospective employees. Alas, most of the candidates from Enchanted Fairyland Employment Agency, including Wicked Queen, BB Wolf, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, did no research into her...Show More
Poor Communication and Body Language

Poor Communication and Body Language

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Enchanted Fairyland Employment Agency candidates stack up like a lesson in how-to and how-not-to, in terms of communication during a job interview. Sitting opposite is Carol Peters, dealing with a snoozing Rapunzel, an awkward “Granny”,...Show More
Teamwork

Teamwork

Are You Job Ready?

Working in a team brings together colleagues with diverse experiences and knowledge skills from all over. These insights are invaluable in the workplace, especially when things go wrong. Even though Dan ’has just started working at the...Show More
Problem Solving

Problem Solving

Are You Job Ready?

Taking the care and time to gather information and analyse a situation could be the pivotal steps that prevent workplace injuries and unhappy customers. Even though Lucy is eager to do well at her new job, she quickly learns that she doesn’t...Show More
Communication

Communication

Are You Job Ready?

Communication in the workplace is more than speaking and listening, as Emma, Lucy and Martin quickly learn. Whether you are serving a customer, receiving instructions, or being assertive in the interests of safety, understanding messages and...Show More
Slips, Trips, and Falls

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Slips, trips, and falls are a danger in ever workplace, that can lead to accidents and injury. This animated health and safety snippet demonstrates some easy ways to avoid some of the most common hazards at work.
Dehydration

Dehydration

Dehydration can be a problem in the workplace, no matter where you work. It can lead to accidents, illness and injury. Being aware of the signs and symptoms of dehydration can help to avoid these problems. This animated health and safety training...Show More
Good Lifting Technique

Good Lifting Technique

Good manual handling technique is important wherever you work. It can prevent injury and help to maintain a healthy back. This animated health and safety training video snippet shares some tips on good lifting and carrying technique in the workplace.
Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment

It's important to remember to carry out a risk assessment regularly by looking out for hazards and reducing risk. This snippet outlines the differences between risks and hazards and is a reminder to "stop, look, assess and change" any hazards you...Show More
Mobile Phones

Mobile Phones

Being distracted by your mobile phone at work can affect more than just productivity. Distractions caused by mobile phones can raise serious risks in many different situations . This animated safety training video snippet is a reminder to avoid...Show More
Impress at Job interviews

Impress at Job interviews

Success at Work

Create a wow response by quality preparation and interview skills. Arriving on time for interview, looking sharp and well-laundered are just a few of the many steps towards getting the job. Be familiar not only with the job, but the company and...Show More
Appreciate Feedback

Appreciate Feedback

Success at Work

Welcome feedback without defensiveness and continually improve. Dion hears some tough feedback from Carol who explains why she would not hire him. It’s important for everyone to welcome feedback – both positive and critical feedback, but Sam...Show More
Build Employability Skills

Build Employability Skills

Success at Work

Find ways to learn new skills, manage your emotions and speak impressively. Cutting Edge wants people who are enthusiastic and keen to build their skills and focus on learning. Carol and Serena are not impressed with Dion’s performance to...Show More
Demonstrate Your Strengths

Demonstrate Your Strengths

Success at Work

Surprise people with knowledge, experience and self-awareness. Dion considers he is a hot new prospect for the company but Michael tells him he’s arrogant, snarky and a know-it-all. Sam, Serena and Steve help the interns to recognise their...Show More
Prioritise and Organise

Prioritise and Organise

Success at Work

Plan for success, manage yourself efficiently, prioritise to get results. The Cutting Edge team can be messy and organised, something that the VP, Serena, dislikes intensely. Carol is not happy with Casey’s Post-it notes. Serena stresses the...Show More
Contribute to the Team

Contribute to the Team

Success at Work

Speak at meetings, volunteer to help and collaborate with others. It’s ‘Blue Moon’ day at Cutting Edge. Marcus tells his team it’s about pulling ideas out of the blue and working on them collaboratively. Dion has trouble staying awake...Show More
Be Confident and Assertive

Be Confident and Assertive

Success at Work

Speak with confidence, overcome personal blocks and be assertive. Confidence is a necessary part of the workplace. Casey is marked immediately as a person lacking confidence. She needs to become aware of how she talks and comes across. As Sam...Show More
Make a Great Impression

Make a Great Impression

Success at Work

Dress for success, be enthusiastic and introduce professionally. The new Cutting Edge interns, Dion and Tatiana have not got off to their best start. Dion is very casual about arrival times and what he’s wearing to work, while Tatiana is...Show More
Set and Achieve Goals

Set and Achieve Goals

Success at Work

Be clear about your goals and steps to achieve them and persist. It’s time to get serious about goals – but not Dion! Everyone at Cutting Edge knows the importance of goals: Carol is always setting them, Steve wants to be best in sales,...Show More