Eighty nine percent (89%) of the time, if a new hire fails, they fail for attitude, not for skills “Mark Murph”. Great Skills and Attitude are the most important requirements every employee should have.
Attitudes are ways of behavior based on ones inner motivations, personal values and aims, while, skills are ones abilities. that a person is able to deliver in professional career. Sometimes a positive attitude impacts more than a pure skill.
Attitude can help you overcome possible obstacles and keep the motivation alive when the game gets hard. It is then left to the organization to recognize such attitude during recruitment.
Attitude cannot be taught but skills can. The reason most company do not use the “Hire with Attitude” is as a result of the resources thrown into training and developing the staff.
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