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.
Convincing New Employers You Are A Resilient Leader
'Innovation distinguishes between
a leader and a follower'
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.'
"We cannot change what we are
not aware of, and once we are aware, we
cannot help but change."
and are the ultimate 21st Century
Here's how to
you have the
Key Elements of
RESILIENCE & LEADERSHIP
STATISTICS IN 2017
of employees don’t have
of world leaders rate
strong ethics & a sense of safety
as the top leadership qualities
Employees rate leaders being inspiring,
caring and visionary as the most
convince a prospective employer
career buzz words.
Convince your audience that
you are verbally fluent & can
YOU ARE A
'Success is not ﬁnal, failure is not
fatal: it is the courage to continue
Show that you have persistence &
bravery by using UNCONVENTIONAL
job search methods
Expand your understanding
Deliver a compelling example of where you have
demonstrated visionary leadership
Vet your Interview Language:
Prove that you can do the
In the interview, avoid raising any doubt
about your level of SELF-AWARENESS
See the world from the
Analyse what an employer is likely to want and then
convince them that you have it
'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'
An employer really wants someone
who is GENUINE & TRUSTWORTHY
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
If you have these magical
at all stages of the job search process
FOR MORE EXPERT CAREER TIPS,
PROVE YOU ARE TOP OF THE TREE
Accept that Networking does work & make those
Read articles from acknowledged experts
Mix every day Anglo-Saxon words with the other
million-plus English words to be nuanced, precise
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