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Adaptability is a must-have trait. Here’s how to spot it — and increase it

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Adaptability in a changing world

In our rapidly changing world, adaptability is a must-have characteristic.

Organizations want team members who can take on new responsibilities and gain new skills as needed. You should not only be able to spot this quality so you can hire the right people, but also build it so that you...

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  • When interviewing people, ask "what if" questions. It will force a person to picture multiple possible versions and make decisions accordingly. It will give a sense of the candidate's adaptability based on how many scenarios they're able to come up with.
  • "Tel...

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Unlearning is an important sign of adaptability and very useful for people who are looking for a new job.

Unlearning is challenging what you think you know and overriding the information with new data.ddsadasdasd

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An unlearning mindset is beneficial when you are looking for a new job in a different field.

  • Instead of looking at the overall title or position, look at the individual components and pieces of your job.
  • See where your skills might be applied in a different environment.
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When someone has found a solution, they may never look further for other solutions. But by not looking for additional solutions, they may be missing out on something better.

It is better to find ways to break habits you have, for instance, watching a movie in a different language, or w...

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Adaptability can be improved. You actively have to seek it out and exercise it.

  • Play with opportunities. Make yourself knowledgeable in other areas to bridge existing gaps at your organization.
  • Occasionally, adopt the role of devils advocate to allow you, yo...

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