Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs). Employability Skills: CTSO Students Win in Careers Gretchen Schwambach , Facilitator Karen Olewnick, Today’s Moderator. Housekeeping Information. All participants are on mute during the entire webinar.
CTSO Students Win in Careers
Gretchen Schwambach, Facilitator
Karen Olewnick, Today’s Moderator
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21st Century Skills
The skills employers are desperate for are not only technical skills, but also EMPLOYABILITY skills (teamwork, communications, leadership, goal-setting, etc.).
Professional Development Program –
By KENT GARDNERPolicy WonkRochester Business JournalOctober 25, 2013
338 Firms Responded
Skills Gap -- 740 Unfilled positions
Production occupation were the plurality
Basic Employability Skills
Lack of skills -- good work ethic, coming to work on time
Apple Barrel Country Store and Cafe
Assistant Branch Manager, NBT Bank of Schoharie
past FBLA Treasurer
College – Degree in Accounting
Aware of deadlines and accountability
Continuous Learning –
- Bank Teller – Management
Successful Business Leader in Our Community
FFA member 1998-20032002-2003 NYS FFA president2002-2003 NYS & North East Star in Agribusiness 2003 Winner NYS Extemporaneous speaker2003 Winner NYS Livestock Judging
Director of Production Services
The Gigunda Group, Inc.
1998 Graduate of Berlin Jr/Sr High School-Berlin, NY
Former FCCLA Member and State Officer
Degree in TV/Radio Broadcasting and Production
Disaster Relief Work
Tide Loads of Hope
Duracell and Kelloggs…