Whether you're looking for a new job, or a promotion, we've got a list from "Forbes" that might help you out. According to a survey of different companies, it's the five personality traits that managers look for in employees.
#5.) Intellectual Curiosity. Meaning you're curious about things that might make you a better employee . . . like new technologies or computer programs.
--57% of the employers surveyed said it's an important trait to have, because it shows you'll be valuable to the company in the LONG TERM.
#4.) People Who Are Good at "Self-Monitoring". It means you pay attention to how other people perceive you, and can work independently, without someone looking over your shoulder all the time. 58% of employers said it's a crucial trait to have.
#3.) Confidence. 61% said it's an important trait. And they can usually evaluate how confident you are within the first 30 seconds of meeting you. So it's crucial to be confident when you walk into an interview.
--But it's also important to be confident AFTER you get a job, because it gives you a better chance of being promoted.
#2.) People with a Lot of Energy. It's another one that you're evaluated on in your interview. But companies want people who come to work every DAY with high-energy. 78% said it's one of the most important traits in a good employee.
#1.) Professionalism. Especially in interviews, which is why it's important to dress up, and get there on time . . . or five minutes early if possible. 86% of the employers who were surveyed said professionalism is extremely important.
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