What employers need in a competitive world

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

In my frequent visits with employers and factory employees, I have stumbled over an obvious fact. Good employees are much preferred by employers.

They come to work, work responsibly, help one an other and their companies, and generally refrain from unsavory personal attributes. It should not be surprising that employers seek these characteristics -- wherever they can be found.

Formal education can be a desired trait but is often not crucial to what makes a desired employee. Personal traits are crucial.

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Originally published: 09/06/2011, Star Tribune