We get so hung up on academics and teaching our children knowledge that we loose focus of some of the more important things.
This was published in the Wellington Dominion 6 October 1995
Employers Look for Right Attitude
Almost half of all unemployed people hold educational qualifications but in a recent survey employers ranked qualifications at the bottom of a list of 20 desirable attributes for selecting potential employees, the Employment Service says.
In a survey of 500 randomly selected employers, qualifications came last in traits employers considered most desirable for employees. Top of the list was:
- Attitude followed by:
- Tidy Appearance
- Communication Skills
- Fast Learning
- Willingness to work