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What Employers Want

Knowing what employers are looking for and striving to meet these expectations will go a long way in helping you land the career of your dreams. 

Top 10 Values Employers Look for in Employees.

  1. Strong Work Ethic

  2. Dependability and Responsibility

  3. Possessing a Positive Attitude.

  4. Adaptability

  5. Honesty and Integrity

  6. Self - Motivated

  7. Motivated to Grow & Learn

  8. Strong Self - Confidence

  9. Professionalism

  10. Loyalty

Reasons People Don't Get Hired

  • They did not dress appropriately for the interview.

  • Lack of interest and enthusiasm for the position.

  • They did not have a long-term purpose, goal, or career plan.

  • The "I just need a job" mentality.

  • A focus on salary or benefits during the interview.

  • Not willing to start at the bottom of the agency.

  • Negativity expressed towards previous employers or instructors.

  • Poor eye contact, extreme nervousness, or lack of confidence during the interview.

  • Arriving late for the interview or not following up with requested information in a timely manner.

  • Vague responses to questions or an inability to express information clearly.

  • Information received from references was negative.

  • An overly aggressive applicant.

  • An email address, voice mail message, or a social media page that contains inappropriate content.