In his article on Forbes.com, Ken Sundheim listed and discussed 15 traits that characterize the ideal employee. These traits are universal, meaning that they are desirable in any line of work. They include the following:

1.     Action-oriented

2.     Intelligent

3.     Ambitious

4.     Autonomous

5.     Display Leadership

6.     Cultural Fit

7.     Upbeat

8.     Confident

9.     Successful

10.  Honest

11.  Detail Oriented

12.  Modest

13.  Hardworking

14.  Marketable

15.  Passionate

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kensundheim/2013/04/02/15-traits-of-the-ideal-employee/ – 508c6f3d7c94