Explain the personal attributes valued by employers of IT personnel.

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Unit 1 ICT - P1

I am working in careers advice for IT personnel. I have been asked to produce a small booklet on valued employee attributes and communication barriers. I will write a report explaining the personal attributes valued by employers.



Determination is very important in the workplace as it shows that they are able to get on and complete the work without getting distracted. Determination is also great when facing problems as the employee will be determined to finish the task and will try everything to overcome any problems that may prevent them from their end goal.

Whilst on my internship at BP I was very determined to finish the work and I didn’t allow anything to distract me from completing the work. This allowed me to complete more work in the time frame I was given which was very useful to my team.  

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Independence is also a very important soft skill to have in the workplace. Employees will be expected to complete tasks on their own without any help from others. Employees need to think for themselves and not rely on other people to tell them what they have to do next.

At BP I showed independence by making meetings with people I needed specific information rather than waiting for someone to come to me. Also when I was given tasks, I would work on it alone and if I got to problems I would try to overcome them on my own. ...

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