There is no such thing as the perfect employee. However, there are certain tell-tale signs that will either allude to the fact that a hire will work out or will turn into a headache.
The saying goes – a job seeker is either part of the problem or part of the solution. When a new hire is part of the problem, they cost the company money, emotional energy and if nothing is done about it can become a significant management issue.
On the other hand, when a job seeker who is hired utilizes the below traits they currently possess and work to acquire the ones they don’t yet have, they turn into leaders and winners within the organization.
Top traits of successful employees:
The individuals with the below traits become the wealthiest, most successful and respected in the professional world.
1. A strong work ethic coupled with a passion for improvement. Work ethic is the foundation of anything worthwhile. In life, the most rewarding goals require diligent work and focus. Intelligence, creativity and passion become nearly useless without the willingness to work hard.
2. Exceptional organizational
3. High energy that becomes contagious and is one significant component to becoming a leader.
4. Positive outlook with a realistic sense of what to the difference is between optimistic and overly confident and unrealistic.
5. Strong sense of
6. Confidence in varied
7. The ability to communicate
8. Professional appearance
9. Integrity in personal,
10. The ability to work with
11. Foresight. The ability to see around corners and anticipate market changes. Great employees use their brains and are perceptive of what’s going on around them with co-workers, bosses, competitors, industry trends and anything else that will affect their ability to do their job and assist the organization in becoming successful. Hindsight is universal, foresight can change an employee’s universe (both professionally and personally).
12. The ability to be
13. A habit of seeing work
14. The ability to analyze
15. Having a professional,
16. Intelligence both
Job Seeker Assistance:
For job seekers, this information can also be used to improve communication during the interview process and ensure that key points are discussed throughout the conversations with the employer. Remember that the most inhibiting habits are hard to live with, difficult to get rid off, but end up paying off in spades.
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