7 Qualities of a Marketable Employee

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Domain Expertise: Since jobs are so hard to find in this economy, many professionals feel like they need to become a jack of all trades. While employers are impressed by multi-talented professionals, they are impacted more by professionals who have become experts in a particular industry or profession.  Managers hire two types of people…those who can do the things they can’t do; and those who can do the things they don’t want to do.  In order to fit one of these descriptions, you will likely have to establish some level of expertise in your particular career. Tyese Battle, human resources manager with a Fortune 100 company, says, “These days, companies are looking for that employee who specializes in something rather than one who has a general knowledge base. Think about what you can be considered an expert in within your field. If you can't think of anything specific, that's what you need to work toward.”

Domain Expertise: Since jobs are so hard to find in this economy, many professionals feel…