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What an Employer is looking for in an Employee

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What an Employer is looking for in an Employee

Coming to terms with the fact that millions of people are still job scouting in the bid to earn a living wage and pay their unending bills. This write up seeks to encourage the unemployed to be on guard for those things a potential employer seeks out in an employee. The following are some of the characteristics an employee look for in an employee

Communication (Why you need it): Both written and verbal communication skills are of utmost importance in the workplace because they set the tone for how people perceive you.

Teamwork: is also germane because together every one achieves more. Working in a team produces a synergy more than if an individual were working on his own. It is the teamwork qualities an employer looks out for. This should include following the reporting line and seeking approval at the appropriate juncture

Adaptability: An employer also seeks out for the ability to adapt to new environment, situation and circumstances. An employee that complains would fit for acceptability by an employer.

Problem solving:  An employer would also appreciate the company of an experienced employee who could proffer solution to an issue or different suggestions on how to tackle a problem.

Other qualities an employer is looking out for will include but not limited to Critical observation, Conflict resolution, attention to personal details and leadership qualities.

It is worth mentioning that there are job opportunities locally and internationally, hence the under mentioned websites would be useful for those interested in pursuing a career in multinational organizations.

1.   African Union: www.aucareers.org

2.   BBC: https://careershub.bbc.co.uk/members/

3.   British High Commission: careerslip.com/FCO

4.   British Council: https://jobs.britishcouncil.org/

5.   African Development Bank: https://www.afdb.org/en/about-us/careers/current-v

6.   ECOWAS: http://comm.careers.ecowas.int/index.php?p=careers

7.   United Nations: https://careers.un.org/lbw/Home.aspx

The following websites would be useful in scouting for jobs in Nigeria

1.   Ng.jobrapido.com

2.   www.careers24.com.ng

3.   www.thejobauctions.com


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