ATTRIBUTES SOUGHT BY EMPLOYERS
are sixteen attributes sought by employers:
to Communicate: Do you have the ability to organize your
thoughts effectively? Can you express them clearly when speaking
or writing? Are you persuasive?
do you have the ability to understand and conduct the job
assignment? Can you learn the specific operation? Will you
be able to contribute original ideas or actions?
Are you mature? Can you deal positively with situations and
people? Are you secure about your abilities?
to Accept Responsibilities: Can you recognize what needs
to be done and set about doing it?
Do you have the ability to identify the purpose for the work and to
take action? Can you set goals and objectives?
Are you capable of changing? Are you receptive to new ways of
doing things, new locations and new people?
Skills: Can you bring out the best in people so they
become effective, enthusiastic members of the work team?
Can you realistically assess your capabilities? Can you identify
your strengths and weaknesses? Do you know what skills you bring
to a job?
to Handle Conflict: Can you contend with stress
situations and antagonism? Can you resolve conflict with others
without personal attack? Do you have a practiced approach to
Do you have the willingness to be measured by your performance in
relation to others?
Achievement: Can you identify goals and work towards
them? Are you challenged by goals?
Do you have the right combination of education (or training) and
skills required for the job you are seeking? Are your skills up
Have you determined your personal values and needs? Have you
reflected on your interests? Have you determined what type of
job or occupation will satisfy these things, plus your skills and
addition to these attributes, an interviewer may also probe you about your
job objective and plans for the future, your past accomplishments,
attitudes about the business in which you were employed and why you want
to work in such an industry or occupation.
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Support Services, a nonprofit agency designed to make a difference in the
lives of the blind and visually impaired community by promoting
independence and increasing quality of life.
The path to independence is achieved through attendance in assorted
courses such as adaptive technology, independent living skills,
orientation and mobility, and pre-employment training. Securing employment
is the final process of achieving independence.
The Job Club
is a resource center, which houses a computer equipped with JAWS for
Windows, and the Internet, a closed-circuit television (CCTV), research
and study material, phone lines to place calls to employers, a video
camera, television and video recorder to show student interviews, and two
instructors who provide hands-on individual
or group assistance whether it is a ride to an interview or
coaching on interview questions.
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