Personal Qualities

Personal Qualitities

Individuals meeting this competency:


  • Have a positive, “can do” attitude
  • Are self-starters
  • Habitually arrive on time and don’t leave early
  • Understand and can adapt to workplace culture
  • Can control emotional outbursts
  • Show flexibility and adaptability
  • Demonstrate self-management and dependability
  • Come to work appropriately dressed
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity
  • Have addressed barriers to employment, such as substance abuse, the need for child care or related services, transportation, or prior criminal justice involvement

Related Resources and Activities

Series of Personal Qualities Activities (All Tiers)