The Top Five Leadership Skills to Showcase on Your Resume

Do you want to know which leadership skills companies look for on your resume? Data Dimensions International, a respected talent management firm, can tell you.

They recently surveyed over 13,000 leaders and HR professionals around the world to understand which leadership skills are in demand now.

Here’s what they found:

  1. Retaining and developing talent.
  2. Managing complexity.
  3. Leading change.
  4. Leading with integrity.
  5. Having an entrepreneurial mindset.

Make sure that your resume’s accomplishment and results statements and metamessage demonstrate your skills in these areas.

To see DDI’s full report, Global Leadership Forecast 2014/15, click here.


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Updated July 2018.

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