Identifying and Promoting Leaders

Updated by Sean Welch

Whether you’re hiring someone external or promoting from within, there are always specific competencies you want to focus on when you’re hiring for your leadership roles. And as we know, while people may have the required technical skills and knowledge, it’s also critical that they demonstrate leadership capabilities such as the ability to communicate well, inspire and motivate their teams, and think strategically and creatively.

Criteria assessments give you a clearer talent signal when identifying leaders or advancing existing employees into leadership roles. This guide helps you identify some of the most relevant recommended competencies for common leadership roles, based on an extensive mapping of the task requirements for jobs across the O*NET database, job advertisements and subject matter expert analysis.

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