Awhile ago, I was asked to speak to students at a local high school about how they can better prepare themselves for the workforce.
If there’s one thing that I’m passionate about, besides Steeler’s football, it’s developing others. And I saw this as an opportunity to have the same conversation with them that I’ll one day have with my kids when they’re old enough.
I know something about exceptional employees, I’m fortunate enough to be surrounded by them at Service Express. Through the years, I’ve also sat through my share of bad interviews, and have also had tough conversations with employees who didn’t turn out to be the right fit for our performance-driven culture.
Based on my experience, here are 10 characteristics of great employees that I’ve identified:
1. Don’t wait for a title or compensation to do something.
Jerry Rice said “today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” Continue Reading…