Presentation on theme: "WHAT QUALIFICATIONS SHOULD I HAVE TO BE EMPLOYABLE?"— Presentation transcript:
WHAT QUALIFICATIONS SHOULD I HAVE TO BE EMPLOYABLE?
Businesses Are Looking for Employees With These Qualities:
Leadership Teamwork STRONG TEAM MEMBER
Keyboarding Computer literacy Comprehension of basic technological systems CONTINUAL LEARNER
POSITIVE ATTITUDES Flexible Flexible “I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt.” Scotty Brown Customer focused Customer focused “It take months to find a customer, but only seconds to lose one.” Responsibility “The ultimate responsibility always lies within you, and opportunities are the ones you create.” Melissa Poe
STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS Listening Reading Writing Oral Communication “Just as you cannot put toothpaste back into its tube, you can not retract words or undo deeds. Learn to avoid words and actions that could damage or offend others.”
CITIZENSHIP “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead
SELF CONTROL “Do not do to others that which would anger you if others did it to you.” Socrates
RESPECT “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.” Jesse Jackson
TRUST “Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him and to let him know that you trust him.” Booker T. Washington
GRATITUDE “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has a cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flames within us.” Albert Schweitzer
JOYFULNESS “When you were born, you were crying and everyone around you was smiling. Live your life so at the end, you’re the one who is smiling and everyone around you is crying.”
COMPASSION “No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.” Aesop
HONESTY “Half a truth is a whole lie.” Sam Levenson
IF YOU HAVE THESE QUALITIES, BUSINESSES WANT TO HIRE YOU!