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Top Job Skills That Are Optimal For Executive Job Search by careernaija: 12:04pm On Sep 14
In the previous article we share our expert findings on the top executive jobs top company in Nigeria are hiring. We also highlighted the top skills, responsibility and their average monthly earning. The essence of the previous article was to give insight to top jobs in demand across the federation. This will surely help the reader to make decision or get their career back on track. Although the list tends to be limited, there are other Top jobs that are also in demand and surely paying high as well.

Hiring Manager knows it’s difficult to identify skill or talent through executive’s resumes. An executive at some point will realize he/she possess very similar skills as your competition when searching for a new job. When you combine your tangible skills with an impressive resume/CV, you stand a better chance of stand out.

While there are unique set of skills from jobseekers for each job opening, certain skills and values are universally sought by Hiring Managers. Most jobseekers posses these skills to some extent, but the weaknesses in these areas can improve their skills through personal development, training, coaching, mentoring, professional development, or coaching from someone who understands these skills. Once you understand and master these skills that most employers seek, you can tailor your job-search to align with common employer requirements. That’s what Careernaija stands for, ensure you complete reading the article.

So what are these critical and top skills that employers demand of Jobseekers? These are top skills that will land any professional their dream Job. Employers seek these skills in Jobseekers. They are the secret formulas to wooing employers. Check out the list below:

Critical Decision-Making

Your ability to make quick and thoughtful decision shows you are aware of any given situation. Being able to make highly critical decisions within a short period with limited information is very valuable. You are not just making random contributions in meeting, but your suggestions are relevant in the given situation. This skill is essential in any industry and to be able to attain an executive level in your career.

People Skills

To be seen or referred to as peoples’ people, then your people skills must be up there. You must be that kind of person people hate to love and love to love. People skills are in short the various traits in you that allow you to play well with others. Good personality comes in form of effective, accurate, persuasive communication and influential communication style. You will be amazed that I won’t mention leadership skills in this article, why? This is because embed in a great leader is great and excellent people skills.

Effective Communication Skills

Employers seeks candidate that are able to communicate properly. Effective communication skills consist of knowing when to speak, when not, control the situation while in a dialogue, what to talk about, with whom, when, where and in what form. We need to be able to communicate effectively when you speak, listen, read and write. All this are necessary in our day to day activities, with our colleagues, visitor and the client of the organization we represent. You are able to reach more audience and influence better with Effective communication skills. You are also able to persuade your boss about a new idea or your client into buying your product and services.

Networking Skills

Integrating networking into your life is extremely important for your job search. You have to be aware of the people around you and also it’s important you surround yourself with the right people – people that matters. This will go a long way in determining the height you can reach in your career. One of the ways you can develop your network is through conversation, attending meeting, seminars, through social media and engaging with people in your immediate community. Meet with new people, get to know their name, share contact information among other are thing you can do to improve your networking skills.

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Re: Top Job Skills That Are Optimal For Executive Job Search by careernaija: 12:04pm On Sep 14
Thanks, the was helpful.

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