Competencies of the employees

Features of the good employee


  1. Success-orented
  2. Enthusiastic and optimistic
  3. Make efforts on good communication
  4. Loyal
  5. Learns quickly
  6. Learns from his mistakes
  7. Pays attention to the details, and also sees the processes.
  8. Helps my work..
  9. Support the work of the others.
  10. Get on well with he others.
  11. Is not nervous or grumbling about anything, just does his job.
  12. Takes responsibility for his and his team’s aims.
  13. Diligent.

General workplace etiquette

  • Be punctual.
  • Pay attention to your looks! Appear in that kind of clothing which meets the requirements of the workplace.
  • Do not gossip.
  • Do not freak out, yell or flail (e.g. if the computer is too slow)
  • Don’t forget, your boss is your superior. No matter if you are on good terms, he deserves respect.
  • If you have free time, don’t be bored and don’t hold up others.
  • If you are on the phone, try to go somewhere you don’t disturb others. Do not arrange private conversations during worktime.
  • Stick to your schedule, and indicate in time, if it needs some changing.
  • Keep the deadlines.
  • If you promise you will call someone back, or answer an email, don’t make him wait for longer than half an hour.

The employee’s attitude towards the job is unaccaptable


(Source: John Maxwell: Developing the leader within you)

There was a survey – they asked executives that what are the chief reasons for which they would fire an employee without hesitation.

  1. Incapable to perform tasks either professionally, or because of his/her personality
  2. Can’t get along with their colleagues, not a good member of the team (not helpful, worsens the mood, negative, shows a bad example, disorganizing, etc.)
  3. Dishonest or liyng
  4. Negative attitude, looking for mistakes in everything
  5. Not adequatly motivated
  6. Unable or unwilling to follow orders.

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