Search SEARCH

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
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
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
Additional Answers (1)
They're going to be looking for someone with leadership experience. Try again.
Answered By: S. Gaunt - 1/29/2013
 
Sponsored results
(84) Local Jobs Paying $14-$83 An Hour- Available Today. Apply Now
800Hiring.net/Jobs
(97) Local Jobs Pay $17-$92 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
800Hiring.com/Jobs
Our Local Jobs Paying $16-$97/Hour-Get Hired Now. Apply Here
800Hiring.org/A Jobs
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-213
eTrustLogo