8 Qualities of Overseas Employees*

HR/OE/PC 6/2017
8 Qualities of Overseas Employees*

Overseas employees will demonstrate the following characteristics essential for being a successful member of the United States Embassy, Consulate, or Mission team:
 Composure and Integrity. To stay calm, poised, and effective in stressful or difficult situations; to be fair and honest.
 Cultural Adaptability. To work and communicate effectively and respectfully with others who are different (i.e. different gender, race, culture, sexual orientation, or religion); to recognize and respect differences.
 Change and Initiative. To accept change in the workplace; to accept work assignments and persist in their completion to a high standard.
 Experience and Motivation. To demonstrate knowledge and skills gained from previous experience; to express motivation for joining the United States Embassy, Consulate, or Mission.
 Information Integration and Resourcefulness. To absorb local and United States Government rules and regulation and apply them to work situations; to resolve problems using available resources and within the rules/regulations provided.
 Tactfulness. To spea