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Why should anyone be led by you?

November 2010 saw the ICAEW host a workshop for delegates addressing the topic ‘why should anyone be led by you?’ Event guest speaker Carly Tantau, director of financial services at professional staffing recruitment consultancy Barclay Meade, offers her insight into how candidates can best demonstrate leadership skills at interview.

Leaders today must cope with unprecedented amounts of change,moving at a faster pace. Firms employ leaders to steer them through strategic change and inspire others to follow them. At interview stage, leaders must demonstrate they possess leadership skills.

What is a leadership skill?
The Institute of Leadership & Management’s Model of Effective Leadership places leadership into three key aspects: