On the job activity builder
One of the best ways to grow and develop is through on the job training. It can be daunting trying to figure out what types of things to do to help you develop the skills you need to move your career forward. Below are essential competencies needed for career development. Take some time to figure out which ones you need to work on. Choose up to 5 competencies to develop. View the worksheet that contains the on the job activities for that competency. Do 2-3 of the activities and keep track of the results for those activities.
Leading and Supervising
Providing direction and coordinating
action, Supervising and monitoring
behavior, Coaching, Delegating, Empowering staff, Motivating others, Developing staff, Identifying and recruiting talent.
Working with People
Understanding others, Adapting to the team, Building team spirit,
Recognising and rewarding contributions, Listening, Consulting others, Communicating proactively, Showing tolerance and consideration, Showing empathy, Supporting others, Caring for others, Developing and communicating self-knowledge and insight.
Presenting and Communicating Information
Explaining concepts and opinions, Articulating key points of an argument, Presenting and public speaking, Projecting credibility, Responding to an audience.
Applying Expertise and Technology
Applying technical expertise, Building technical expertise, Sharing expertise, Using technology resources, Demonstrating physical and manual skills, Demonstrating
cross-functional awareness, Demonstrating spatial awareness.
Developing Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
Focusing on customer need and satisfaction, Setting high standards for quality, Monitoring and maintaining quality, Working systematically, Maintaining quality processes, Maintaining productivity levels, Driving projects to results.
Following Instructions and Procedures
Following directions, Following procedures, Timekeeping and attending, Demonstrating commitment, Showing awareness of safety issue, Complying with legal obligations.
Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking
Monitoring markets and competitors, Identifying business opportunities, Demonstrating financial awareness, Controlling costs, Keeping aware of organizational issues.
Credits: The Corporate Executive Board Company