Core Competencies for all Employees
Business Knowledge: Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Aligns work with strategic goals.
Judgment: Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions. All employees should use their best judgment when making decisions on behalf of C&T. For example, all employees are responsible for keeping their supervisor informed regarding key decisions that affect the company. These include, but are not limited to: budget discrepancies; schedule discrepancies (OT approval or negatively impacting other team members); non-standard issues (defined as not in employee job description; non-compliance with company policy (Ex. not working regularly scheduled hours).
Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Develops realistic action plans.
Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity: Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. For example, every employee is responsible for meeting his/her assigned task deadlines, including scheduled start and finish dates.
Initiative: Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
C&T is in need of an intern from any of the following fields of study:
- marketing or general business
- creative writing, journalism
- public relations
- computer studies, database, excel
- website design, web 2.0, graphics
- arts & crafts design
We offer a great and educational atmosphere for students to learn the ins and outs of the publishing world. Please email your resume to lynnm at ctpub dot com.