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What Makes an Employee Indispensable?

Sarah Warsi

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Last week, I attended a conference hosted by the RED Academy and Telus that talked about how we can expect the workforce to change between now and the year 2020 as digitization continues to bring rapid changes to hiring practices, and how we can prepare for that transformation.

The discussion had representatives from Sid Lee, RBC, and Telus present – each sharing their own insights on the paradigm shift in workplace demands.

The main premise of the discussion was outlining traits in an ideal employee that would make them above-average and a perfect fit for the ‘digital’ workforce ahead.

So what makes an employee indispensable? Here’s what they had to say:

Passion and Curiosity

You are not just passionate and enthusiastic for the job, but passionate as a person about life in general. Do you have any interesting hobbies? Maybe you’re the head of your…

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