Businesses in the market look for specific skills and qualities. The most well regarded capabilities and skills are people who can connect, research and prepare.
Both potential employers and employees need high level communication competencies, such as being able to communicate effectivley with everyone!
Especially business clients, operational communication skills are vital to guarantee emails are succinct, documents are clear, presentations are sharp.
Listening is a fundamental career skill to interpret requirements for assignments and projects and will enhance career advancement.
Preparation and multitasking
Businesses look for people that are self sufficient and can simultaneously organise, plan and complete various assignments. Adaptability and being open minded to positive feedback by taking others opinions on board is vital for career development.
Research and Analytical Skills
Employers value research and analytical skills that access emerging or niche markets and to find relevant information on new goods and services to keep cost low.
Leadership and Creativity
To ensure deadlines are met and ideas are considered, natural leadership skills need to be displayed in your career journey.
The creative employee will have the capacity to identify challenges, foresee potential problems and implement solutions.
“Unemployment is high and competition is tough. Find the five areas to focus on as a career entrepreneur.” by Jackson Merrey, Business Services Team Leader at ISA Group.
The full article was published in SMP magazine issue 1.
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