When you began formulating the idea of creating a business, what did you think of first? The business model? Your “why” statement? Ideal employees? Every entrepreneur knows that the success of their company can be made – or crushed – by the quality of their core working team. CEOs and business owners want their company to be well-run, and oftentimes, that means formulating a rockstar group of people who will give their best to help you succeed in realizing your dream.
But what qualities make the best employees? Yes, industry-specific knowledge and training is important, but even more basic are the personality components that each candidate has and how they’ll apply these to their position. We brainstormed and thought of 19 qualities of the “ideal employee” – do these sound like the people on your team?