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Employers like employees who work hard and do a good job. Most employers promote good
employees by giving them a better job. A better job usually pays more. So, what makes a good
A good employee takes initiative. There is a big difference between an employee who does
things on his or her own and one who has to be told what to do all the time. An employee
with initiative finds things to do to keep busy. An employee with initiative learns new things
to do their job even better.
A good employee takes responsibility. When given a task they do a good job. They
thoroughly complete the task. They are proud of their work.
A good employee understands the finances of the business. They understand getting paid
depends on the business making money. They know they need to do their part to make sure
the business makes money.
A good employee keeps their commitments. If they say they are going to do something, they
get it done.
A good employee knows that customers are important. A good employee takes time to ask
people how they are doing.
A good employee does their job cheerfully, even if they dont like some tasks.
A good employee works hard all the time, not just when the boss is watching.
A good employee always does a good job.
A good employee does more than they are asked. They do more than is expected.
Adapted from an online Guide To The Real World