The Six Characteristics of Top Performers: Aptitude & Intelligence

Let’s look at the typical characteristics of top performers from our Effective Interviews and Selection course.

Aptitude & Intelligence.

  • Readily absorbs information and new concepts
  • A history of learning new skills
  • Continued education, often self-initiated

An individual’s ability to learn and continue to develop has greater impact on your organisation than the knowledge and educational credentials that they bring to the table. In a fast paced work environment where hard skills often have a shelf life, hiring managers should seek a demonstrated ability and desire to learn continuously.

The Six Characteristices of Top Performers: Temperament