Wanted: One Hard-Working Employee

January Blog Wanted: One Hard=Working Employee

Wanted: One Hard-Working Employee

“You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills.”

If our managements teams were to craft a help wanted ad for a hard-working employee that advertised for attitude rather than skill, I am sure it would read:

Wanted: One Hard-Working Employee

One hard-working employee who is results driven.

One ambitious employee who will enthusiastically go that extra mile to achieve the company goals.

One humble employee who proves their value through hard-work rather than lip service.

One committed/passionate employee who consistently does more than required.

One reliable employee who follows instructions, doing what they are asked to do when they are asked to do it.

One driven employee who is self-motivated and has the stamina to perform the work required.

One inclusive employee who makes everyone feel like they are a valuable member of the team.

One cooperative employee who rolls up their sleeves and helps colleagues.

One self-disciplined employee who does not waste the company time or money on distractions such as cell phones and casual internet searches.

One self-managed employee who works to improve themselves.

One productive employee who plays in their strength zone, seizes opportunities as they present, works on projects that interest them the most, and stays away from limitations.

One proactive employee who takes the initiative to solve challenges before they become problems.

One punctual employee who is where they are supposed to be when they are supposed to be there.

One marketable employee who represents the company well and makes a good impression with all the company’s stakeholders.

One detail oriented employee who dots the I’s and crosses the T’s.

One autonomous employee who can be trusted with the freedom to schedule their work and complete projects on or before their due date.

One creative employee who will think outside the box.

One confident employee who takes appropriate risks to improve processes or products.

One honest and transparent employee who is authentic and has a reputation for their integrity.

One communicator who knows what to share, when to share it, and with whom it needs to be shared.

Wanted: One Hard-Working Employee. If found, we commit to educate, engage, and empower you to become more than you ever thought possible.

The other articles in our "Wanted" series:

Wanted: One Good-Natured Colleague

Wanted: One Good-Hearted Manager