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What Companies Are Looking For

The 5 main things a company looks for when hiring:

  1. Leadership
    • Earn respect of colleagues
    • Passion = Winner, Aggressive
    • Future potential to grow and make change, not just manage
    • Problem solver and implementer
  2. Distinguishing Characteristics
    • Persuasive abilities
    • Strategic thinker
    • Goal orientation and execution
    • Ability to achieve
    • Engaging business discussion
  3. Integrity
    • Professional Ethics
    • Self-confidence to take a dissenting position if it is a better way
  4. Flexibility
    • Accept changing roles
    • Adapt to dynamic environment
  5. Team Player

Know yourself: know your strengths and weaknesses and how they apply to the above. Know specific examples in your life that apply.