Professionalism is needed for all jobs. Professionalism is a group of qualities important for all workers in every career. These qualities include punctuality, good judgment, and dressing correctly for the job. They also include how you interact with coworkers and supervisors. Professionalism can help you find a job, keep a job, and move up in your job.

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When you begin a new job it is important to make a good first impression. Being professional is one very good way to ensure you get to return to work for a second day! With a partner, watch the video below and compare and contrast each interview.

Here are some questions you might want to consider:

  • What was your impression of Travis in the first interview when he walked out of the elevator? Why did you feel this way?
  • How did Travis respond to the question about his experience in the second interview? How would you respond?

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Do you want to ace your next job interview? Check out this free Interviewing Skills course from GFC Learn Free. 

Every job requires professionalism. For example, a receptionist must be professional when working with customers and clients. Receptionists work in a variety of office settings. Receptionists answer phones, greet customers, and often represent the company. To learn more about becoming a receptionist, click here.