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Workplace Skills: Attendance and Self-Presentation Skills

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Professionalism Demonstrates Self-ControlDemonstrates self-control by maintaining composure
and keeping emotions in check even in very difficult
situations; deals calmly and effectively with stressful
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Substance AbuseIs free from substance abuse.  Glossary - Link opens in a new window
Maintains a Positive AttitudeProjects a professional image of oneself and the organization;
demonstrates a positive attitude towards work; takes
pride in one’s work and the work of the organization. 
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Appearance AppearanceMaintains a professional demeanor. Dresses appropriately
for occupation and its requirements. Categories are
business casual, business (coat and tie), and business
formal (suit). Understands that appropriate appearance
impacts cultural fit at the workplace. Maintains appropriate
personal hygiene. 
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Attendance/Timeliness Attendance/TimelinessUnderstands work expectations for arriving on time
for work, taking and returning from breaks on time,
and calling supervisor prior to being late. Arrives
to work and returns from breaks on time. Is rarely
absent without cause. Understands the relationship
between punctuality and how people perceive them.
Understands scheduled work day expectations for attendance
and follows them. Notifies supervisor in advance of
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