The most important skill that all employers are demanding

Many organisations believe graduates’ communication skills are not good enough for them to be hired.[1].

  • Developing your communication skills is key to showing employers your value.

  • These are needed in all industries.

  • This issue is especially important for students who lack experience in Australian professional environments.

Communication Skills Workshop

A half day workshop to:

  • Enhance your learning through group discussions, activities, challenges, Q&A, briefing and reflection.
  • Teach you the formality of your language and how to communicate in a professional environment.
  • Learn how to influence your peers perception of you, verbally and non-verbally.
  • Understand how to run and be apart of productive meetings.
  • Discover the power of questions.


  • Learn how culture and language is used in professional situations.
  • Gain confidence speaking with Australian professionals and businesses.
  • Learn what businesses want from their employees, especially graduate employees.

Topics and Agenda:

  • Understanding formality of language
  • Using listening to create empathy
  • Getting the best from the people you work with
  • How to communicate with humility
  • Understanding one of the most difficult things in communication
  • Using body language effectively
  • The power of questions
  • Opportunities to practice what you've learned

Understand Your Skills

We will use the Hoodic Self Assessment Techniques to help you identify the specific actions you can take to benefit your career.

These improvements will be focused on helping you continue to develop so you have the skills that employers want.

At the end of your participation in the program, you will understand what areas you can improve on and what steps you can take to achieve that improvement.

Communication Skills Workshop


  • Communication skills workshop with activity & discussion based learning
  • Light Refreshments
  • Certificate of Completion

Frequently Asked Questions

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