Name _________________________ Career Headlines Important Work Readiness Skills Objective: Increase awareness of the skills that employers value as most important when building their workforce. Lesson: Read the article on the back of this sheet and analyze the chart. Action: Answer the questions below (also on the lower part of the article) 1. What is the most important characteristic according to this research? Why do you think this characteristic is most important? 2. What is the second most important characteristic according to this research? Why? 3. If you had not seen this chart, what skills and abilities would you have believed were most important to employers? 4. List 2 of the areas from the chart in which you feel you need improvement. a. b. 5. Name 3 components of a good work ethic. a. b. c. 6. What are the core values of Chesterfield County Public Schools? Are any of them in your list of components of a good work ethic? a. b. c. d.