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Few of us have been properly trained for leadership.  Most people who rise to leadership positions do so because they have been performing well enough to merit a promotion (or several promotions), not because they have studied leadership techniques in school or successfully completed a management training course.  As a result, we’ve seen that many people who find themselves promoted to a management-level position operate under several common myths about what makes a good leader.  With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of some of the most common myths, along with our thoughts on why they are misapprehensions and what you can do to become a better leader. Myth 1: Great leaders are born, not made The most common misconception we hear is that some people are born with innate qualities that make them suited for leadership positions, and if you don’t have those qualities you will never be...

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We’ve been in the recruiting industry for a while, but every now and then even we still get thrown for a loop by some of the interview myths our clients believe.  So, we’ve built a list of common (and not-so-common) interview myths that seem to be lingering, with the hopes of dispelling them once and for all!  If you’re worried that you may have any additional misapprehensions about job interviews that we have not covered, feel free to shoot us an e-mail or give us a call, and we’ll be happy to speak with you! Myth 1: Withhold your Questions until the End of the Interview While you certainly don’t want to be left mute when your interviewer wraps up the discussion by asking if you have any questions, don’t save all of your points until the end!  Interviews are meant to be a dialogue, not an interrogation, and your interviewer...

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