(Monster.com) – Five Ways to Build Leadership Skills in an Entry-Level Job!
If you want to start developing leadership skills in your first job, here’s Lindsey Pollak’s advice: Begin with your eyes and ears. That’s what she did in her first role as a program coordinator for the American Woman’s Economic Development Corp. in Stamford, Connecticut.
“My pay was very low, so my terrific boss — the executive director of the organization — used to let me tag along to meetings, conferences and networking events,” says Pollak, author of Getting from College to Career. “I would even sit in the room with her when she made some important sales calls to potential funders.” (read more)