What Does it Take to be Successful

By Elisa Mora July 19, 2016 at 8:05am

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE SUCCESSFUL?

ADAPTING WELL TO CHANGE COULD OFFER AN EDGE IN CAREER ADVANCEMENT

CFOs were asked, “Which one of the following characteristics do you consider most necessary for an employee to succeed?”

2016 2002
Adapts easily to change 31% 42%
Motivated to learn new skills 29% 20%
Strong interpersonal skills 23% 20%
Welcomes increased responsibility 13% 16%
Willing to work long hours 4% 2%

Source: Accountemps survey of more than 274 Canadian CFOs in 2016, and 270 Canadian CFOs in 2002.

© 2016 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company.

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