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Expertise Versus Productivity on the Job

What's Stronger: Your Knowledge or Productivity?

Strong knowledge and education and training can make a good employee a great employee, but expertise can seem insignificant if a candidate lacks focus and the ability to keep productivity up. Would you say your industry knowledge and skill are stronger than your productivity, or is it about even?

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Kellanawida Kellanawida 7 years
Knowledge. I retain things well.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
Productivity, for sure. I'm amazed at how much I can accomplish in a day at work.
skigurl skigurl 7 years
newk = new
skigurl skigurl 7 years
Productivity, I think. Given the nature of my job, I can do a lot of research and learn as I go, so since I'm relatively newk, my work ethic and productivity are probably my strong suits! But that's not saying I'm not knowledgeable on the subject matter...I'm just not one of those people who sleeps and breathes this stuff, like some other people I know, who aren't great workers...
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