(someone) is detail-oriented

You can use the phrase "___-oriented" to talk about the way that a person thinks and what they care about. For example, a person who is "success-oriented" cares a lot about succeeding.

"Detail-oriented" is a positive way to describe someone who pays close attention to details.

To be a good executive assistant, you absolutely must be detail-oriented. You can't let anything slip through the cracks.

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