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Most desirable qualities for an employee

Nowadays, every employer is looking, not only for skill knowledge but for qualities of its candidates as well. You have to be equally good in both of those categories to get the job you want.

Interview and resume

Probably the most important moment of the potential employment process is the interview. Besides showing and proving the skills you enlisted in your resume, it is important to show and prove the qualities you have enlisted as well. Don’t forget to do both, because one without another is meaningless. But which qualities are the most desirable?

Most desirable qualities

Here are the top 3 most desirable qualities, that your employer would want you to have.

  • Loyalty, 

Today, this one is a must. Everyone wants a good and skillful employee, but at the same time, the employer must know what can expect from you, in other words, that you won’t just leave him in some random moment. If you had such experience in your resume, the best thing is to explain what happened and give a rational reason why did you do it, be careful this can be an elimination question.

  • Team player,

No matter how good are you at something, most of today’s jobs require a group of people to finish it. Even that this characteristic looks like a phrase, in reality, it is not that easy to be one. You would be surprised to see how many people can’t cope with their teams. To prove this, good advice is to add something you did with a group of people in your resume, for example, if you trained a team sport, and won some achievements. 

  • Open-mindedness,

You have to be open-minded. Nobody likes stubborn or narrow-viewed people no matter how good they are at their job. It is always easier to work with someone with that you get along, rather than with someone excellent at his/her job, but it is difficult to cooperate with. The positive reaction and accepting feedback from your superiors are also important things when it comes to open-mindedness. 

More qualities

There are more important qualities, such as initiative, creativity, cheerful spirit, dedication, integrity… To find about more and have to show them, you can check here