Problem Solving Ability: A Must Have in an Ideal Employee

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An ideal employee would not just be a hard worker, but also a smart problem solver. He or she must be well equipped with some efficient problem solving techniques that would make for a preferred employee. There may be variety of problems that may erupt on day to day basis; however, they can be easily solved with some sharp thinking. Here are some techniques of problem solving that should be developed for efficient working – 
 
  • To be a smart and a savvy problem solver, it is important to have a logical thinking and a coherent mindset. Very often the problem isn’t very big but still needs a deft handling. Thus there should be deliberate cultivation for logic and coherence that would go on to equip the person for handling all sorts of problems. This will ultimately empower the employee over other aspects also.
  • Other traits that need to be furnished for solving professional problems are resilience and level headedness.  Resilience will really come handy when the solution finding takes time and repeated efforts are required to come out of quandary. 
  • Job aspiring candidates are advised to be specific in their interviews to explain how they solved a specific problem. They should clearly explain their role and also specify which all skills they showcased to solve a particular problem.
  • It is also very important to identify the issue that has lead to the severity of the problem. Once the root cause of the problem will get identified, the solution can be easily found and applied. 
  • If the pertinent obstacles are defined and known prior, the diagnosis and the solving of problem will become even easier. Identification of obstacles can be even combined with examination of available of options and opportunities that will bring the solution even closer.
  • The aspirants should also keep themselves abreast with latest kinds of problem solving techniques that would be of great help and benefit. Various kinds of professional problems may demand a dedicated way of handing them, however, some basic traits wanted would be knowledgeable attitude, savvy approach, inherent awareness and a great deal of hand-on experience. 
  • An employee needs to inculcate team management skills and also ability to work in close coordination and tandem with other team members. At the time of preparing resume, an aspirant must include any instance where he or she has effectively handled any professional problem and solved it effectively. 
 
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Nisha Thakur is an employability and career consultant helping graduates and students with career management.

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Problem Solving Ability: A Must Have in an Ideal Employee

This article was published on 2014/02/07