The Smyth Country Industry Council, a governing body based in the US, conducted a survey recently. The result of the survey was called the Workforce Profile which found “an across-the-board unanimous profile of skills and characteristics needed to make a good employee.” The people most likely to be hires for available jobs have what employers call “soft skills”.
Here were some of the findings according to the workforce study:
The most common traits, mentioned by virtually every employer, were:
• Positive work ethic.
• Good attitude.
• Desire to learn and be trained.