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One attribute smart employers look for, but job seekers rarely demonstrate

Posted by Bob Corlett on May 7, 2012

We all try to look smart in job interviews and to showcase our expertise. We've all been trained since grade school to raise our hands and give "the right answer" to questions. But demonstrating expertise is simply not enough to be successful anymore.

In every job and every sector of the economy, the tectonic plates are shifting beneath our feet - what worked before does not work now. In the old economy, expertise was the most valuable skill to demonstrate, but in the new emerging economy something else is far more valuable - curiosity.

And curiosity is in vanishingly small supply.

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Topics: Interviewing Executives