I think you'd agree that competition for jobs these days is pretty fierce, especially if you're in that position where you suddenly find yourself unemployed due to no fault of your own.   And you're faced with the daunting task of re-evaluating each and every past career step that you've, and you're also looking at your attributes to mentally prep yourself for a potential interview.

But if you've been in the same job for 'upteen' years, you're not quite sure what employers are looking for in new hires. Did you know there are five important traits? One is technical ability, and two is cognitive ability. What are the other three?

Well, here they are. Get ready to write them down.