By Guest Columnist Marisa Santoro
In a study conducted in the US and Europe, interviewing senior managers across a variety of industries were asked what they valued most in potential employees.
So, when 'out there' networking in the job market, or looking for a new position internally, keep in mind the following sought-after qualities, which were flagged up by hiring managers. Note that technical acumen ranked last:
1. Leadership Ability
2. Communication Skills
3. Personal Charisma / Persuasiveness
4. Functional Experience
5. Industry Experience
6. Being Goal Oriented
7. Having Patience
8. Having a Sense of Urgency
9. Possessing Technical Acumen
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