A strong pool of potential leaders is the lifeblood of any organization. As a manager, developing successful leadership training is – or should be – a very real priority. But what happens if your leadership development efforts are falling short? And how do you even know if they’re in trouble?
We recently wrote a blog post reminding job applicants to minimize the number of questions they pose in a resume or cover letter. But you also need to be judicious in your use of the frequently abused exclamation point, which should be reserved for expressing strong emotion.
Conveying self-confidence is critical when you’re applying for a new job. After all, you’re trying to convince a hiring manager that you’re a better fit for the open position than anyone else. But if you’re not careful, self-assurance can easily come across as arrogance.