Using social-emotional frameworks to support jobseekers: Opinion

June 1, 2021
Essential or transferrable skills have received an increasing amount of attention in recent years, writes Noah Arney, a Career Services Coordinator with Thompson Rivers University, and these skills are now seen as a crucial component of education. The author discusses the value of using a skills framework that includes key life skills such as critical thinking, global citizenship, and physical and psychological health; and how these frameworks can provide jobseekers with ways to describe their skills to employers. The author compares the strengths and applications of social-emotional frameworks, comprehensive frameworks, and career development frameworks. CERIC (National)