WHAT QUALITIES DO EMPLOYERS LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES?
Of course, the first thing they look for is the ability to do the work required. They also look for “soft skills” or qualities. Being able to demonstrate that you have these skills could be the difference in getting the job or not.
According to employers, some of the important qualities are:
- Communication skills (verbal and written)
- Teamwork skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Detail oriented
- Analytical skills
- Flexibility and adaptability
- Problem solving skills
- Relevant work experience (ex: through an internship)