Self- motivation- This is where someone has own concern about achieving something and is well motivated by himself or herself without the continual influence of anyone else telling them what to do. This is really important to any employers as it shows that you have own passion and determination to do the work.

Leadership qualities

Leadership qualities- This is when you undertake a certain task and get others to follow what you have explained. This skill is important in IT industry as it shows the employer that you are willing to be in lead of others and helps to achieve all the developments in the IT industry. There are some qualities that each person should have in order to become a good leader and these include: reliability, good communication skills, commitment, time management and honesty.


Respect- This means having a positive feeling about yourself and others. Employers should be respectful to others and belief in what they can do. In this case confidence is mostly important as it allows treating yourself and everyone else similarly.


Dependability- This is when the employer counts on the employees to do what is required for the job. Also is when the owner trusts the workers with certain activities such as being ready for work on time and completing all the tasks asked for the day. It can include helping others when you’re done with your tasks, to make the employer satisfied. It displays your enthusiasm to work.


Punctuality- This is when the employees arrive at the right time to work and are well prepared to take on any task set by their employer. This is really important in IT department as it shows the employer that you are ready for work on time.

Problem solving

Problem Solving- This is when the employees undertake a certain problem and resolve it by working on it. It is really important in the IT department as it shows the employer that his/her workers do everything to solve the problem and find the best solution.


Determination- This is when both the employer and the employee make important decisions within the job. The employer will have make decisions on who to employ and what skills they have etc. The employees will have to satisfy the employer with the decisions they make when working for them.

Independant Worker

Independent Workers- This is when someone works on their own to get their work done with no ones help. When an employer employs a new person, they will look at the skills that you have to see if you satisfy their needs. IT department will look at independent working which is important as it gives the employer a understanding on how you work on your own.

Time management

Time management- This means managing time efficiently so that the right activity is carried out for the right amount of time. This is really important to an employer as it shows that you are aware of what you have to do and how long you should do each task. It will benefit the IT department, as some of the tasks are time consuming.

Team working

Team Working- This is when a group of people work together by making decisions and sharing ideas on what can things be improved and how can they improve it. This is really important in the IT department as it shows the employer that you are able to cooperate with others in your team without any issues.

Written numrical and verbal skills

Written numerical and verbal skill- This is a way that people communicate between each other. There are two ways of communication with others, which are though written numerical and verbal skill. Some people may prefer the verbal skill because its easier for them but some people may prefer written numerical because they like it better. Both of theses are really important in the IT department as it shows the employer that you are able to use numeric data and verbally communicate with others in a department.

Planning and organisational skills.

Planning and organisational skills- This is one of the essential skills in any work in order to achieve a certain goal. These skills help employees to stay focused on their tasks and build confidence. It allows to quick thinking and decision-making. This is important in the IT department as it shows the employer that you are willing to do all of the above.

Concidering health and safety

Health and Safety- These practices are very important in any industry as it concerns the health and safety of employers and employees. IT department will be concerned with things like stress, back and neck pains, headaches, eyestrains etc.

Following organisational procedures

Following organisational procedures- This is a way that helps employees to follow a certain way of working. This is really good as the procedures are already there and all that employees need to do is to follow what ever is there to complete their work correctly.

Adhering to legislation

Adhering to legislation- This means that employers and employees need to keep to the laws of the government. It is important that every company follows the legislation for the safety of everyone. One of the laws that each company has to follow is: