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Convincing New Employers You Are A Resilient Leader


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Resilience and Leadership are the ultimate 21st Century buzz words when it comes to careers.

If you've put in the hard yards to develop your resilient leadership, you now need the ability to prove to your future employer that you actually possess these rare and valuable qualities!

Not sure where to start? Our infographic outlines the five critical sub-elements of resilient leadership, with tips to help you convince your prospective employer you have what it takes. We've included some of the best leaders in history to give you some inspiration.

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Convincing New Employers You Are A Resilient Leader

  1. 1. 'Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower' Steve Jobs At the job interview, show a clear understanding of LEADERSHIP & of VISION 'We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.' Barack Obama "We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change." Sheryl Sandberg employees-be-more-resilient/ and are the ultimate 21st Century Here's how to you have the Key Elements of Resilient Leadership RESILIENCE & LEADERSHIP STATISTICS IN 2017 76% enough resilience... of employees don’t have  of world leaders rate 67% strong ethics & a sense of safety as the top leadership qualities leaders-around-the-world Employees rate leaders being inspiring, caring and visionary as the most important factors convince a prospective employer career buzz words. 5 VISIONARY1. g_source=link_newsv9&g_campaign=item_219932&g_medium=copy Leadership Resilience 2. INFLUENTIAL Convince your audience that you are verbally fluent & can INFLUENCE PEOPLE YOU ARE A RESILIENT LEADER CONVINCING NEW EMPLOYERS 3.RESILIENT 'Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts' Winston Churchill Show that you have persistence & bravery by using UNCONVENTIONAL job search methods Expand your understanding of Leadership: Deliver a compelling example of where you have demonstrated visionary leadership Vet your Interview Language: TIP: Prove that you can do the tough stuff: TIP: TIP: 4.SELF AWARE In the interview, avoid raising any doubt about your level of SELF-AWARENESS TIP: See the world from the buyer's seat: Analyse what an employer is likely to want and then convince them that you have it 5. AUTHENTIC 'There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living'  Nelson Mandela An employer really wants someone who is GENUINE & TRUSTWORTHY TIP: Appear likeable & normal in cover letters & interviews: Sound like a normal human being & sell your authenticity in a subtle, convincing manner do more than bounce back they bounce forward Resilience is a personal quality where individuals bounce back in the face of loss  Resilient Leaders If you have these magical qualities, provide proof-positive at all stages of the job search process FOR MORE EXPERT CAREER TIPS, FOLLOW US! Sources: PROVE YOU ARE TOP OF THE TREE Accept that Networking does work & make those appointments Read articles from acknowledged experts Mix every day Anglo-Saxon words with the other million-plus English words to be nuanced, precise & persuasive Implement a campaign to expand your vocabulary Address any unspoken concerns the employer may have about your background Avoid sterile, formal language Techniques such as Job Search Networking provide an employer with proof-positive that you have resilience