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Being emotionally aware is the ability to recognise and understand your emotions, and how they affect people around you. Emotional awareness allows you to better read others and understand how they feel, allowing you to manage relationships more effectively. Emotional awareness in the workplace is more important than ever, especially within global and cross-cultural teams where interactions and emotional expression can be more complex. Employers seek employees that are emotionally aware as it enables them to solve problems under pressure while understanding, expressing, and managing good relationships.

Key skills:

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Empathy
  • Humility
  • Self-awareness

How to build your capability:

  • Take part in volunteering opportunities
  • Undertake customer service work (e.g. working at a café or retail)
  • Mentoring
  • Become a student ambassador of your education provider


  • Study Gold Coast Ambassador Program
  • Brisbane Rainbow Hub
  • Study Sunshine Coast Ambassador Program
  • More experiences to be added soon
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