What Employers Look For
Many of the skills employers look for in a candidate are transferable skills, or skills that can
be used in a variety of jobs.
The top skills employers look for when taking on new employees are:
People skills and the ability to work well in a team
Good communication & listening skills
Planning and organizational skills
Candidates who have initiative and a can-do attitude
An interview can help a Manager determine three things before making a decision to hire you:
1. Can you do the job: Do you have the necessary skills, abilities, knowledge,
experience & qualifications?
2. Are you motivated: Are you motivated, dependable and do your goals benefit the
3. Do you fit with the organization: Does your appearance, presentation & good
attitude go well with the culture of the company?