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Below are some examples of a typical employer wish list of what they want candidates to be”

Enthusiasm:​ Showing enthusiasm in your interview can help you to stand out against applicants who may lack the same interest in the job.

Good communication: Being able to communicate professionally is extremely important in the workplace. This might be to customers or team-mates, by e-mail, telephone or in person. Being proficient in these methods or willing to learn and improve new communication skills is a pre-requisite of nearly every job.

Prepared​: Showing an employer that you’re well prepared is an easy way to create a strong impression. It demonstrates you’re well organised for a high-pressure situation, and crucially, it shows how hard you’re willing to work for that employer.