How to Project Leadership Qualities in Resumes and Interviews
|How to Project Leadership Qualities in Resumes and Interviews|
by Melanie Pearson, Client Service Manager, Acclivity Healthcare
Whether you are applying to be a leader for your organization or just want to position yourself as a leader for future growth opportunities, it is important that every interaction you have with your current, or potential employer showcases your leadership skills. Hiring managers are often trying to fill management and other leadership roles, so appearing qualified on your resume is your first step to getting an interview, and demonstrating your skills in the interview will help set you apart from the crowd.
Projecting leadership qualities in your resume
Because your resume is often your first introduction to the company, your primary goal should be showing that you are a qualified fit for the job opening and providing enough information so the hiring manager wants to bring you in for an interview. To have the best chance of landing that interview for a leadership role:
Projecting leadership qualities in your interview
If you landed an interview for the job, congratulations! Here are some tips to help you project an air of confidence and leadership in your interview:
Putting your best foot forward in your resume and in your interview, and being straightforward and forthcoming in all of your interactions, will put you in the best position to be considered for the leadership role that is the best fit for you.