Possibly the most important core skill, your level of planning and organisational skills impacts on everything from how likely you are to turn up late, through to your ability to manage complex projects to completion. Strong organisers can juggle multiple responsibilities, stay on top of their task list, and ensure deadlines are adhered to (as often as possible, anyway).
Employers value strong planning and organisational skills because it reduces the burden on them to ensure employees are on track.
If you have strong organisational skills, you will:
- Manage your own workload and proactively spot problems
- Stay up to date, on time, and on track
- Ensure you have the tools and resources needed for the task