5 Qualities of a great employee

Aiming to please your employer? When your goal is to help the business become more successful you’ll know you are good at your job and you will love your work.

5 Qualities of a great employee: Do you have them?

Did you know that most of the time, employees are great because they possess certain qualities? Don’t wait to start being a great employee! Make sure you show some of these employee qualities and make your boss proud of you! Check out these traits and see if you can become a more valued employee.

1. Self managed
Manage yourself and your work by knowing your role and responsibilities in the business and meeting all job requirements. If the opportunity arises, take on activities outside your current role. Managed the demands of the job and schedule them appropriately to meet deadlines, especially when your employer is away.

2. Be productive
Prioritise your work and manage your time well. Do not procrastinate, as your delay will affect other people’s work. Be productive and let your productivity influence your co-workers.

3. Goal oriented
Focus on your work. Everyone must contribute towards the business goals – including yourself. Push yourself to do the best that you can – do not be content with just enough.

4. Patient and hardworking
Never say no – always have a “can do” attitude and be positive. Work things out, with assistance if needed, no matter how challenging the task. Employers like people with a “can do” attitude as they can be trusted, even with the most delicate job.

5. Passionate
If you are passionate with about your work you will enjoy doing it. When you enjoy your work, it will naturally bring out the best in you.

Do you have these qualities? Do you have what it takes to be a good employee? If you don’t, start exhibiting some of these qualities and you’ll realise it’s much easier to move up the corporate ladder!

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