CHARACTER REFERENCE TOOL





1. Work Ethic Very Low Low Average High Very High
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a. Possess a willingness to work hard and smart
b. Care about his or her job and complete all projects while maintaining a positive attitude
c. Doing more than is expected on the job
d. Utilize good time management skills and don't waste valuable company time
2. Dependability and Responsibility
a. Come to work on time
b. Responsible for his or her actions and behavior
c. Shows his or her employer that he or she values his or her job and that he or she is responsible for keeping up with projects and keeping employers informed of the things that they should know about
d. Take the initiative and have the motivation to get the job done in a reasonable period of time
3. Positive Attitude
a. Gets the work done and motivates others to do the same without dwelling on the challenges that inevitably come up in any job.
b. Creates an environment of goodwill and provides a positive role model for others
c. Most valued by supervisors and co-worker
4. Adaptability
a. Adaptable and maintain flexibility in completing his or her tasks in an ever-changing workplace
b. Open to change and improvements and provides an opportunity to complete work assignments more efficiently
c. Adapting to the personality and work habits of his or her co-workers and supervisors
d. Possessess own set of strengths and adapting personal behaviors to accommodate others
e. Viewing change as an opportunity to complete work assignments in a more efficient manner.
5. Honesty and Integrity
a. Maintain a sense of honesty and integrity above all else.
b. Sense of moral and ethical behavior when working with and serving others within the scope of his or her job.
6. Self-Motivated
a. Little supervision and direction to get the work done in a timely and professional manner.
b. Understands his or her responsibility on the job.
c. Self-directed will provide peers with a better sense of accomplishment and increased self-esteem.
7. Motivated to Grow and Learn
a. Interested in keeping up with new developments and knowledge in the field.
b. Helps keep the organization at the top of its field and makes the peers job more interesting and exciting.
8. Strong Self-Confidence
a. Inspires others
b. Is not afraid to ask questions on topics where they feel they need more knowledge
c. Feel little need to have to impress others with what he or she knows since he or she feels comfortable with him or herself and doesn't feel the need to know everything.
d. Does what he or she feels is right and is willing to take risks.
e. Recognize his or her strengths as well as his or her weaknessess and is willing to work on the latter.
f. admit his or her mistakes.
g. Have faith in him or herself and their abilities which is manifested in his or her positive attitude and outlook on life.
9. Professionalism
a. Exhibits professional behavior at all times.
b. Looks, speaks, and dresses accordingly to maintain an image of someone who takes pride in their behavior and appearance.
c. Completes projects as soon as possible and avoid letting uncompleted projects pile up.
d. Completes high-quality work and are detail-oriented.
e. Enthusiastic about his or her work and optimistic about the organization and its future.