Whether you’ve held a direct leadership position or not, there are ways to demonstrate that you have strong leadership potential. Here are four ways to demonstrate your leadership potential in your next interview.
The age-old question: is investing in continued education, training and paying for certifications really worth it? Or are you simply better equipping your employees to leave you for a better offer?
Companies are always striving for a winning company culture. A great company culture attracts top tier talent and helps retain talent, however, a poor company culture is actually one of the top reasons that employees leave a position. In fact, according to our 2015 Tech Talent Surveys, 16% of employees would leave an employer due to company culture. That should be a startling statistic for companies everywhere.
A job interview should be viewed as a two sided street. As a candidate, you should be interviewing the company just as much as they are interviewing you. I’ve had friends, family and colleagues all end up in the wrong job because they didn’t ask the right questions before they started. Be the candidate posing original questions of the hiring manager instead of merely answering all the questions you’re asked. It may seem a bit intimidating, but this out-of-the-box strategy not only benefits the candidate, who can show that he or she has done their research and knows what they’re doing. It could very well impress a potential employer who will see initiative and promise. Avoid surprises and check out these interview tips so you’ll not only get a job offer, you’ll also know whether or not to accept.
Although big name brands come under heavy public fire when their data is breached, startups across industries are also in the cross-hairs of cyber hackers.
You Don’t Get Past the Phone Interview
Many employers are doing a pre-screening phone interview before inviting candidates in to do an in-person interview. If you repeatedly get passed over after a phone interview, here could be a few interview skills you need to work on:
No matter your role within an organization, improving communication with managers, colleagues and direct reports is essential to personal and professional career growth.