Employers hire for attitude and train for skill

  • Enthusiastic candidates often land the offer of a job
  • M.S Rao
  • Human Resource Management International Digest, June 2015, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/hrmid-05-2015-0069

Employers hire for attitude and train for skill

What is it about?

Lays emphasis on the importance of presenting a positive attitude to grab an offer of employment.

Why is it important?

Highlights the importance of taking an inventory of strengths and weaknesses – building on the former and seeking to rectify the latter.


Professor M. S. Rao
MSR Leadership Consultants India

Stresses the significance of transferable skills to ensure a successful career shift from one industry to another. Argues that the judicious identification and effective deployment of inborn talents and acquired skills can help in the achievement of career success.

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