In a job interview how do I answer the question regarding my management experience when I don't have any?

I have done the same work for several years, and the same employer for the past 11 years. I always struggle with the question about my management experience, because I have never been a manager. If the employer does not give me a chance, how do I get the experience? What response works for you or do you expect to hear if you evaluate interviews?

Asked By: morethan4 - 10/21/2008
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Well, go around to those who are managers, and see what they do. Then look at your own job and see if you've done anything similar. Managers are take charge people; try asking yours for an extra project, or start looking around for other things to do on top of your current work. Managers do notice who does the work... More
Answered By: qextor - 10/21/2008
Additional Answers (2)
Maybe you could give them examples of when you had to act like a manager. Or make some up. You could try it.
Answered By: Jessica M - 10/21/2008
You say "I don't have any management experience". You could take a few management classes and then you could say you have some management training.
Answered By: Ron - 10/21/2008
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