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Leadership

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Leadership skills play a large role in a person's career development. To make an impact at your workplace, enhance your leadership skills through these key ingredients - trust, empathy and adaptability.

Career Tips

 

 

How to demonstrate your leadership skills?

 

One of the most important skills employers look for when they recruit is candidates with strong leadership skills. Check out the following resources to learn how to articulate leadership skills effectively on your CV or in your interviews.

  • Best Types of Leadership Experience to Include on a Resume (resume.com)
  • 13 common leadership interview questions (with example answers) (Internships.com)

To develop your leadership skills:

  • McGill’s Leadership Development Programs (click here)
  • How to work with others: Understanding leadership (McGill Skillsets)

Career Trend

 

 

Insights from LinkedIn - The fastest-growing jobs in the world

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Explore the job trends and skills now emerging as the global labor market

begins to recover from the pandemic.

Featured Profile

 

 

Site Reliability Engineer at Google

 

Christopher Wohl makes sure that things stick together when they are supposed to and don't stick when they are not. He has been researching surfaces and interfaces at the NASA Langley Research Center in southeastern Virginia for about five years…continue reading

 

For more occupations, visit Career Cruising or Vault Career Intelligence. Please first login at the top of this page Career Databases to obtain the username and password for Career Cruising.

Featured Resource

 

 

Alternate Career for Lab Professionals

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Are you a science student interested in potential career options related to medical laboratory technology (MLT)? The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) has carefully selected 11 alternate careers based on the use of similar knowledge, skills and qualifications of MLTs. Each profile contains information such as the type of work environment, required qualifications, average wages and resources for more information.

Featured Book

 

 

201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New Competency-Based Interview Style

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This book gives you the lowdown on competency-based interviewing style, including a huge range of sample questions complete with winning answers you can use to prep for any make-or-break job interview.

 

For more books on interviews:

 

  • Ultimate interview: master the art of interview success with 100s of typical, unusual and industry-specific questions and answers (click here)
  • High-Impact Interview Questions: 701 Behavior-Based Questions to Find the Right Person for Every Job The essential digital interview handbook (click here)
  • Powerful phrases for successful interviews: over 400 ready-to-use words and phrases that will get you the job you want (click here)
  • The essential job interview handbook: a quick and handy resource for every job seeker (click here)

 

 

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