Wanted: Job Skills for Growth

by Mickey Mixon

 

In today’s competitive life, employers are more inclined to find people who can contribute to the growth of the company and not just boost its productivity. Hence, most employers tend to look for people who are endowed with the most desirable job skills in order to match the expectations and necessities of the company.

 

Therefore, for people to find the jobs that they want, it is important to know the most sought after job skills of most employers.

 

Here’s a list of the important job skills a job seeker must have in order to land a good job and keep it.

 

1. The ability to do research

 

Job seekers should possess the ability to research not because they wanted to land a job in a research company but in order to do simple searches on the data needed by a particular activity.

 

2. Logical thinking

 

Most employers need people who are able to produce effective solutions and to make sensible solutions regarding a proposal or a probable activity.

 

3. Technologically literate

 

With the advent of information technology, most job openings require people who are computer literate or know how to operate different machines and office equipments.

 

Most employers do not necessarily need people who are technological graduates. The simple fact that job seekers know the basic principles of technology is already enough.

 

4. Communication skills

 

People who are able to land a good job are mostly those who are adept in speaking and writing. Employers hire people who are able to express their thoughts efficiently through verbal and written communications.

 

5. Organizational skills

 

No employer would like to hire somebody who is disorganized. Organization is extremely important to maintain a harmonious working relationship in the company. Hence, most employers find people who know how to arrange tasks that maintain the orderliness of the work area.

 

6. Interpersonal skills

 

Because the working environment consists of various kinds of personalities, it is necessary, therefore, to acquire the skill to communicate with people from different walks of life.

 

7. Professional Growth

 

Employers hire people who are able to create a plan that will generate personal career growth. This means that the person is willing to improve him or herself professionally by learning new things.

 

These are just some of the most wanted job skills by most employers.

 

About the Author – Mickey Mixon

Sugar Land Businessman Mickey Mixon is a Licensed Private Investigator, www.AIB-Inc.com and a Talented Internet Marketer specializing in New Media and Affiliate Marketing http://PopGoesTheBiz.com . Mickey’s career includes a 15 year career in Houston Texas area retailing, owning stores in 5 malls until 1998. In 1997 he formed the PI firm American Information Bureau/American Investigation Brokers LLC. In 1996 he published his first book, Job Search Survival ,with an updated edition released on July 4, 2009. He is also Ministry Coordinator for the SCBC Job’s Ministry in Sugar Land TX.  Contact Mickey at  JobSearchSurvival@gmail.com http://www.JobSearchSurvival.com