Hardware Guys ResourcesWhat Skills Do Employers Want?

One of the most frequent questions we get asked here at Mission Possible is, “What are employers looking for?” Wouldn’t it be great if you could just peer inside the mind of the employer you are targeting and see the answer to that question?  Here is what we have for you so far:

A recent survey of 500 Company Directors identified a ‘top 10’ skills and qualities rated as being the most important for current job seekers to possess:

  1. Honesty and integrity
  2. Basic literacy skills
  3. Basic oral communication skills (e.g. telephone skills)
  4. Reliability
  5. Being hardworking and having a good work ethic
  6. Numeracy skills
  7. A positive ‘can do’ attitude
  8. Punctuality
  9. The ability to meet deadlines
  10. Team working and co-operation skills

Take a look at the examples given and take time to review your own skills.  You may have already started this process with our Mission Possible brochure.  Now you can work on how to include these in your CV, application and interview.


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