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Whenever you're asked what your workplace strengths are, you’ll want to be able to identify them.
There are four primary workplace strengths. These are the essential strengths to getting work done in today’s knowledge age, where work is interdependent, somewhat invisible, and ever-changing.
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Some people have an “envision strength."
These folks are visionaries who get energy and solve problems by asking and answering the question, ‘where do we intend to go and why?’ It is common to find these strengths with strategists, marketers, and CEOs.
Where the ‘design’ strength is more focused on facts and figures, the ‘build’ strength is more process-oriented – energized by how to best get jobs done.
These individuals are energized by systematizing and systematized work. Where the ‘envision’ person typically hates repetitiv...
With knowledge work, this term has a slightly different connotation than it did in the industrial age.
With knowledge work, operators make things happen with and through other people and get a lot of energy from human interaction. They focus on the who. Sales people and g...
Where the ‘envision strength’ is more subjective, the ‘design strength’ is more objective.
These folks like to get to the facts, and are well-suited as planners and very good at answering the question, ‘what do we need to do when?’ We often find these strengths in newly minte...
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Focusing on problem-solving implies that a candidate possesses secondary skills including critical thinking, strategic thinking, and leadership.
Demonstrate your problem-solving abilities by sharing the results of the problems you solved.
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Although we usually see our weaknesses as more changeable than our strengths, research shows that we should not focus on improving our weak parts, but to develop our strengths.
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