During job interviews or even while filling in application forms, how many times have you been asked: what can you bring into the workplace? Or what makes you suitable for this job? While answering that you are an amazing and absolutely perfect person for the position may be an honest answer, it certainly is not one that employers are anticipating. What they are expecting is a list of skills and qualities that you pose as well as examples of how you demonstrate them in day-to-day life. The most essential skills are listed below:• Communication: ability to express your views clearly by listening, speaking and writing effectively.
You may demonstrate this by giving examples of ways you successfully conveyed your message to others undertook public speaking roles or worked within a group of strong minded individuals.
• Leadership: ability to take charge and manage co-workers.
Examples of activities when you were in charge will illustrate the skill. These may include: sports team capitan, executive member of a society or a team leader of a group project.
• Teamwork: ability to work with others in a professional manner while attempting to achieve a common goal.
You can use examples such as: group work assignments at university, playing as part of a sports team or taking part in any other activity that involves working with more than one person.
Describing these skills properly will give you a greater shot at getting the job. Stay tuned for Part 2!