What you need in order to keep your job Work Ethic and job skills
Work Ethic—skit 1 Questions • After viewing the skit, what do you see wrong with attire? • How do you feel about Jared’s attitude? • How do you feel about Shelly’s attitude? • How would you change the attitude problems presented? • Whom is the better employee in the skit? • How is the customer treated in the scenario? • What would you do if you were the customer? • What should the boss have done in the skit?
What is work ethic? • Work ethic refers to the WAY you work. • People with good work ethic • Make sure they are on time to work every day and are reliable • are willing to do what their boss asks of them • are respectful to co-workers and supervisors • take initiative to “go the extra mile”—do their best • don’t need to be told what to do; they are self-directed and do what they are supposed to without constant direction • Are responsible for their actions • Take pride in their work • find a way to enjoy their jobs • put work ahead of personal feelings or problems with others • - Take pride in personal appearance and how that reflects on the place of work
Employee Relationships • The employees’ main goal should be working together for the good of the company For example: • They might collaborate on new ideas to benefit the company • they understand what is necessary for the most productive work environment (avoiding gossip, negativity, etc…) • They promote good relationships between clients and the company
Employee RelationshipsSkit 2 Questions • How do the attitudes of the waiting employees affect the environment? • What would you do if you were in their shoes? • How should the late employee look? • How should he be behaving considering his tardiness? • Should the employee be addressing a “boss” issue?