Demonstrate personal accountability and effective work habits such as punctuality, teamwork, time and task management, and understand appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication in professional work settings. You exhibit integrity and ethical behavior, act responsibly with the interests of the organization in mind, accept constructive feedback and learn from your missteps.

A person with professionalism skills will:

  • Act equitably with integrity and accountability to self, others, and the organization.
  • Demonstrate dependability (e.g., report consistently for work or meetings).
  • Consistently meet or exceed goals and expectations.
  • Show a high level of dedication toward doing a good job.

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