This Wellington Dominion survey is probably even more relevant today than it was back in 1995.
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
- skills AND
(From Wellington Dominion, 6 October 1995.)
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