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Attitudes

December 14, 2015

Closely linked to skills, employers are looking for the right kind of ‘attitudes’. People showing positive attitudes (see below) are more likely to be successful in their careers.

Attitude

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Resilience

Resilience is about not giving up. Keep trying (persevering) if you get a knock back. Have a fighting spirit and be confident in your abilities.

Cooperative

Can you work as part of a team? Being cooperative is about working well with others to achieve a common goal.

Aspirational

Create your own destiny. Life is here and now and you should aim to be the best you can. What are your career plans? Think about ‘new jobs’ as well as existing ones. Aim high!

Informed

Think about what YOU want to do. Research your ideas and look at your options. If you’re going for an interview, be prepared for questions. What makes you the best candidate.

Confidence

Believe in yourself. Take the initiative.

Experienced

Make the most of any work experience and other contacts with employers. Do you do any volunteering?

Motivated

If you are motivated and enthusiastic you will potentially learn things more quickly.

Interested

Explore your real passion in life. Try to be a ‘can-do’ type of person.

Reliable

Be on time – everytime. Be someone people can rely on. Take responsibility for your own actions.

 

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