The Six Characteristics of Top Performers: Persistence & Determination

The last in this series looking at the typical characteristics of top performers from our Effective Interviews and Selection course is:

Persistence & Determination.

• Consistent goals and interests.

• Overcomes obstacles.

• Finishes what one starts.

Think of persistence and determination as whether or not a person will ‘stick-with-it’. Persistence used to mean staying in one job for a long period of time. These days it is recognised hat a person can have threejobs in five years and still show persistence and determination. Look forpatterns, look for progress and consistent movement towards long-term goals

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