What Do Managers Look For in Entry-Level Employees? [Infographic]

At one point, it seemed like what school you graduated from and your academic success was about all that mattered to employers.

Not today.

Today, according to a survey by Bridge: “Managers hire employees based on attitude and work ethic, then hope to effectively train them to develop other skills they need to excel in an entry level position.”

Skills like professionalism, time management, interpersonal communication – and even technical skills. Why? Because only 8 percent of employers surveyed felt graduates were entering the workforce have mastered these skills.

To learn more about what managers are looking for from entry-level employers, check out the infographic below. And then you may want to ask yourself:

How can I show an employer that I have the right combination of attitude, work ethic and skills? 

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