TOP FIVE ATTRIBUTES HIRING MANAGERS ARE LOOKING FOR IN AN APPLICANT
1.) TIME MANAGEMENT – Time management has always been important, that means that your employers have to trust that you can manage your time and get your work done without anyone looking over your shoulder. In today's age of smartphones, social media, and binge-worthy TV, you need to prove that you can stay on task and on target.
2.) COLLABORATION – Maybe you feel that you work best solo. But in truth, today's modern age tends to bundle multiple complicated technologies into almost every project, and you can't always do it alone. What used to be a simple blog post now might need a video, user-experience design tweaks, search engine optimization, and social media marketing as well. You don't have to do it all yourself, but you do need to be able to work with others effectively.
3.) CRITAL THINKING – Have you noticed that things are changing faster than ever? As technology evolves, we're finding new ways to use it. That means the old “We've always done it this way!” attitude is nothing but dead weight on your career. Another way to think of this is “thinking outside of the box.” Adaptive thinking allows you to take the real-life situation at hand and find a solution to the problem at hand.
4.) COMMUNICATION SKILLS – Employers are looking for strong communication skills from the get-go. They want to know that you will effectively represent the company when communicating with colleagues and clients in emails, phone calls, meetings, presentations, and day-to-day work. Most importantly, they want to see that you’re able to clearly share your point of view in a concise and professional way. The good news? You can easily show this off during the hiring process when emailing potential employers or speaking in an interview.
5.) QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS – Data Management is the backbone of many organizations, and your ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and present that data is important whether you’re creating an app or looking for ways to attract new customers. Specifically, employers said they value an ability to review organized data and create an action plan based on it. So, if you’re able to dig into the numbers and emerge with real insights, you’ll have a leg up on the competition.
Condensing an incomprehensible pile of data into a few key slides for your bosses presentation. “that is Data Management.” Nailing it in the brainstorming session on how you were going to position a few new hires on your team. “That is Critical Thinking.” Even that time you organized the company softball game. That also counts as communication Kaela.
Hope this was Helpful Kaela