Is it inappropriate to apply for a job for a leadership position with no previous work leadership experience?
I'm a first year college student, and I'm desperately in need of a job. I found a posting for a job for a shift leader, and even says applicants must have previous shift lead experience. I've never been able to have a leadership position at any of my previous jobs, but I'm genuinely a hard worker and anyone will vouch for that. I feel that I have the qualifications necessary the job posting asked for, but would it be wrong for me to apply for this job since I technically have NO on the job leadership experience? Or should I respond to the post with a confident message saying I think I would be able to handle the job?
Asked By: arejayy - 1/29/2013
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it's an employer's market w/ this bad economy. many applicants are filing for the same position & they can pick and choose whoever is the best fit for it ~ which is not you at the time due to keeping costs down of hiring inexperienced people... More
Answered By: ricebike - 1/29/2013
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They're going to be looking for someone with leadership experience. Try again.
Answered By: S. Gaunt - 1/29/2013
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