The Learning Goals: The importance of developing a strong work ethic and how the work ethic you develop will impact your future as an employee. Work Ethic.

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<ul><li><p>The Learning Goals: The importance of developing a strong work ethic and how the work ethic you develop will impact your future as an employee.Work Ethic</p></li><li><p>What is Work Ethic?The Definition:a standard of conduct and values for job performance</p></li><li><p>Expectations for EmployeesWhat are the traits of a winning employee:What does an employer want?</p></li><li><p>Top 10 Work Ethics Attendance Character Team Work Appearance Attitude Productivity Organizational Skills Communication Cooperation Respect</p></li><li><p> Limit AbsencesBe at work every day possiblePlan your absencesDont abuse leave timeTraits of a Winning Employee Come to work on timeBe punctual every day</p></li><li><p> Be honestHonesty is the single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product. Ed McMahonTraits of a Winning Employee Be dependableComplete assigned tasks correctly and promptly</p></li><li><p> Be willing to learn Look to improve your skills Be loyal Speak positively about the companyTraits of a Winning Employee</p></li><li><p>Traits of a Winning Employee Leadership abilitiesThe ability to be led and/or to become the leader Be a team playerThe ability to get along with others including those you dont necessarily like</p></li><li><p> Be a contributing memberThe ability to carry your own weight and help others who are strugglingTraits of a Winning Employee Accept compromiseRecognize when to speak up with an idea and when to compromise by blend ideas together</p></li><li><p>Traits of a Winning Employee Dress Appropriately Dress for Success!Set your best foot forward Personal hygiene</p></li><li><p> Good manners Hand shakeDemeanorEye contactTraits of a Winning EmployeeRemember that the first impression of who you are can last a lifetime</p></li><li><p> Have a good attitudeListen to suggestionsBe positiveTraits of a Winning Employee Accept responsibility for ones workIf you make a mistake, admit it</p></li><li><p> Do the work correctly Quality and timeliness are prizedTraits of a Winning Employee Get along with co-workersCooperation is the key to productivity</p></li><li><p> Take pride in your workDo things the best you know howTraits of a Winning Employee Help out whenever askedDo extras without being asked</p></li><li><p> Make an effort to improveLearn ways to better yourselfTraits of a Winning Employee Time ManagementUtilize time and resources to getthe most out of both</p></li><li><p> Written CommunicationsBeing able to correctly writereports and memos Traits of a Winning Employee Verbal Communications Being able to communicate one on one or to a group</p></li><li><p> Follow company rules and policiesLearn and follow expectationsTraits of a Winning Employee Get along with co-workersCooperation is the key to productivity Appreciate privileges and dont abuse themPrivileges are favors and benefits</p></li><li><p> Work hardWork to the best of your abilityTraits of a Winning Employee Carry out ordersDo whats asked the first time</p><p> Show respect Accept and acknowledge an individuals talents and knowledge</p></li><li><p>Why People Lose Their Jobs: They get laid offJob loss not their faultThey get firedJob lost because of their actions</p></li><li><p>Common Reasons Why Employees are FiredReasons the Law upholds as just cause for firing</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredAttendance Being late or absent from workShows lack of responsibilityCan hinder productivity</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredCharacter Abusing drugs or alcoholCan create health/safety issues Being dishonestTrust, once lost, is hard to regain Being unreliableDependability is an employee asset</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredTeam Work Bossing others aroundGiving orders is the bosss job Not carrying your weightNot doing your part relying on others to do your job for you</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredAppearance Dress CodeThis can be a safety issue as well as a disregard for rulesRemember that you are a representative of your company how you dress and act can reflect on the company.</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredAttitude Being troublemakersStirring up dissent among othersCausing arguments and problemsBeing rude and using abusive languageInappropriate behavior is inexcusable</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredProductivityFailing to do the task properlyCostly errors hurt business Being carelessCan lead to accidents/profit lossBeing lazyIts a form of theft</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredOrganizational Skills Loosing Tools &amp; MaterialsUnable to locate things Lack of Time ManagementNot meeting deadlines UnpreparedNot ready for meetings or presentations</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredCommunication Failure to communicate(written and/or verbal)Unable to properly express ones thoughts and ideas Unable to interpret instructions anddirections</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredCooperation Not getting along with othersCo-workers, boss, and/or customers Failing to follow rules and policiesNot following instructionsDoing your own thing</p></li><li><p>Reasons Employees are FiredRespect Being disrespectfulArgumentative and confrontational Making fun of, harassing, or discriminating against others This could also land in court!</p></li><li><p> Being dissatisfied all the timeYou agreed to the work/pay/hoursReasons Employees are FiredOther Theft IncompetenceLack of ability to perform assigned tasks</p></li></ul>


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