10 Qualities That Get Young Engineers Hired
I asked many professionals that hire recent graduates what are the qualities they are looking for. Do you have these qualities?
Self-confidence – Fearless in asking questions, poise, and a little grit.
Self-knowledge – Know what you want to do and have a specific interest in the job
Self-driven – Passion for the job, willing to do what needs to be done
A positive attitude – ready to take on any challenge
Genuinely strives for excellence – dedication to getting your work done while paying attention to detail
Strong communication skills – both oral and written
Team oriented – skills and tolerance to resolve team conflicts
Leadership – ability to influence and lead
Situational flexibility – Ability to adapt to change. Quick decision making, problem solving skills, and reaction time.
Trainability – Willingness / desire to learn