Knowing work environments differ greatly understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of the larger community and workplace.

Sample Behaviors

  • Act equitably with integrity and accountability to self, others, and the organization.
  • Maintain a positive personal brand in alignment with organization and personal career values.
  • Be present and prepared.
  • Demonstrate dependability (e.g., report consistently for work or meetings).
  • Prioritize and complete tasks to accomplish organizational goals.
  • Consistently meet or exceed goals and expectations.
  • Have an attention to detail, resulting in few if any errors in their work.
  • Show a high level of dedication toward doing a good job.

Skills Examples

  • Personal branding
  • Business etiquette
  • Professional dress
  • Professional resume
  • Professional job search correspondence
  • Professional references
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Social media presence
  • Salary negotiation and understanding salary packages
  • Transition from backpack to briefcase–first year of work
  • Understanding workplace politics
  • Seeking mentors

Action-words that describe this skill

  • Complete
  • Pioneer
  • Reorganize
  • Expand
  • Coach
  • Replace
  • Improve
  • Conduct
  • Restore