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Qualities Survey

We surveyed the leading partners of some of the most dynamic independent CPA firms in the nation. Listed below are the qualities they feel are important when looking to hire a new employee.

Top 5 Qualities

  • Personality
  • Professionalism
  • Desire to learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work with others (fit with company)

Other Qualities Listed

  • Ability to work with others
  • Above 3.0 GPA
  • Above average sales skills
  • Applicable skill level
  • Attention to detail
  • Business appearance
  • Career objectives
  • Common sense
  • Competent
  • Computer skills
  • Creativity
  • Dedicated
  • Desire to learn
  • Educational background
  • Enthusiasm
  • Fit with firm
  • Flexibility
  • Genuine interest
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Hard worker
  • Independent thinker
  • Integrity
  • Involved in professional organizations
  • Job stability
  • Leadership skills
  • Maturity
  • Notable accomplishments
  • Outgoing
  • Personality
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Professionalism
  • Reasonable salary expectations
  • Related experience
  • Self-directed
  • Self-motivated
  • Solid technical skills
  • Some type of work experience
  • Strong people skills
  • Tolerant
  • Well-rounded

Survey Results Compiled by: Shannon Broderick
Public Relations Associate, CPAmerica International, Inc.

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