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What qualities are most important for a project leader to be effective? Over the past few years, the people at ESI International, world leaders in Project Management Training, have looked in to what makes an effective project leader. With the unique opportunity to ask some of the most talented project leaders in the world on their Project Leadership courses ESI have managed to collect a running tally on their responses. Below are the top 10 in rank order according to frequency listed.
Inspires a Shared Vision
An effective project leader is often described as having a vision of where to go and the ability to articulate it. Visionaries thrive on change and being able to draw new boundaries. It was once said that a leader is someone who "lifts us up, gives us a reason for being and gives the vision and spirit to change." Visionary leaders enable people to feel they have a real stake in the project. They empower people to experience the vision on their own. According to Bennis "They offer people opportunities to create their own vision, to explore what the vision will mean to their jobs and lives, and to envision their future as part of the vision for the organisation." (Bennis, 1997)
The ability to communicate with people at all levels is almost always named as the second most important skill by project managers and team members. Project leadership calls for clear communication about goals, responsibility, performance, expectations and feedback. There is a great deal of value placed on openness and directness. The project leader is also the team's link to the larger organisation. The leader must have the ability to effectively negotiate and use persuasion when necessary to ensure the success of the team and project. Through effective communication, project leaders support individual and team achievements by creating explicit guidelines for accomplishing results and for the career advancement of team members.
One of the most important things a project leader must remember is that his or her actions, and not words, set the modus operandi for the team. Good leadership demands commitment to, and demonstration of, ethical practices. Creating standards for ethical behaviour for oneself and living by these standards, as well as rewarding those who exemplify these practices, are responsibilities of project leaders. Leadership motivated by self-interest does not serve the well being of the team. Leadership based on integrity represents nothing less than a set of values others share, behaviour consistent with values and dedication to honesty with self and team members. In other words the leader "walks the talk" and in the process earns trust.
Plain and simple, we don't like leaders who are negative - they bring us down. We want leaders with enthusiasm, with a bounce in their step, with a can-do attitude. We want to believe that we are part of an invigorating journey - we want to feel alive. We tend to follow people with a can-do attitude, not those who give us 200 reasons why something can't be done. Enthusiastic leaders are committed to their goals and express this commitment through optimism. Leadership emerges as someone expresses such confident commitment to a project that others want to share his or her optimistic expectations. Enthusiasm is contagious and effective leaders know it.
What is the difference between empathy and sympathy? Although the words are similar, they are, in fact, mutually exclusive. According to Norman Paul, in sympathy the subject is principally absorbed in his or her own feelings as they are projected into the object and has little concern for the reality and validity of the object's special experience. Empathy, on the other hand, presupposes the existence of the object as a separate individual, entitled to his or her own feelings, ideas and emotional history (Paul, 1970). As one student so eloquently put it, "It's nice when a project leader acknowledges that we all have a life outside of work."
Simply put, to enlist in another's cause, we must believe that that person knows what he or she is doing. Leadership competence does not however necessarily refer to the project leader's technical abilities in the core technology of the business. As project management continues to be recognised as a field in and of itself, project leaders will be chosen based on their ability to successfully lead others rather than on technical expertise, as in the past. Having a winning track record is the surest way to be considered competent. Expertise in leadership skills is another dimension in competence. The ability to challenge, inspire, enable, model and encourage must be demonstrated if leaders are to be seen as capable and competent.
Ability to Delegate Tasks
Trust is an essential element in the relationship of a project leader and his or her team. You demonstrate your trust in others through your actions - how much you check and control their work, how much you delegate and how much you allow people to participate. Individuals
or end up doing all of the work themselves. As one project management student put it. 1997. Kouzes. In order for a team to progress from a group of strangers to a single cohesive unit." Jossey-Bass Publishers.never let them see you sweat. creative response to here-and-now opportunities. CA.projects have problems. the leader must understand the process and dynamics required for this transformation. they consider it interesting. The leader must also have an understanding of the different team players styles and how to capitalise on each at the proper time. "Out of the uncertainty and chaos of change. under budget and with no major problems or obstacles to overcome." Addison-Wesley. NY. they feel they can influence the outcome and they see it as an opportunity. W. "A good leader is a little lazy. leaders rise up and articulate a new image of the future that pulls the project together. "Learning to Lead. M: "The Leadership Challenge. Parenthood. Problem Solving Skills Although an effective leader is said to share problem-solving responsibilities with the team. Norman: Parental Empathy. He or she must also know the appropriate leadership style to use during each stage of team development. for the problem at hand. A leader with a hardy attitude will take these problems in stride. Brown. MA." (Bennis 1997) And remember . But we don't live in a perfect world ." and not much concern with how others have performed them. Team-Building Skills A team builder can best be defined as a strong person who provides the substance that holds the team together in common purpose toward the right objective. Little..who are unable to trust other people often fail as leaders and forever remain little more that micro-managers. (Kouzes 1987) References • • • Bennis. When leaders encounter a stressful event. we expect our project leaders to have excellent problem-solving skills themselves." An interesting perspective! Cool Under Pressure In a perfect world. projects would be delivered on time. They have a "fresh. J. .
most people management skills are learned and it’s usually a combination of education. . Trust & Respect Two vitally important leadership qualities which can’t be taught in the classroom are trust and respect.The Qualities of a Good Team Leader Many people think that good management skills are inherently bred into some people. whilst there are those whose personality lends itself more to possessing good leadership qualities. they need to be able to offer reassurance to others and to maintain a cool head. Confidence & Reassurance Good team leaders need to be confident in order to inspire confidence in the rest of the team. They must be able to demonstrate honesty and integrity in order to gain the respect of the team. a desire to obtain a team leader job and one’s own character make-up that make some of us ‘leaders’ and others team players. Even in times of uncertainty. They’ll lead from the front and ‘pitch in’ wherever they’re needed. Identifying & Communicating Goals If you’re leading a team. then how can they expect their team to be? Effective management skills include the ability to be able to inspire even if that means getting dirty and rolling up sleeves and getting stuck in yourself. It’s also crucial to be able to delegate particular responsibilities within the overall task to the various members of the team in an unambiguous manner so that each member is clear about what is expected of them. An Ability To Inspire If a team leader isn’t passionate or dedicated to their work or to a particular cause. In other words. one of the most important management skills you need to have is an ability to look at the overall picture of a project and to draw out the key elements of the task and to be able to break it down into smaller components.” However. to get the best out of a team. No doubt you’ll have heard people utter the phrase. you need to be able to ‘walk the talk’. “he is a born leader. An effective team leader must be of exemplary character and have the trust and respect of the rest of the team.
As a consequence of that.Knowing Your Team Members Inside Out Good team leaders get to know the personalities of the individual team members thoroughly. They’ll understand what each member’s strengths and weaknesses are and what skills and talents each of them possess. Accept Criticism & Encourage Ideas & Input One of the ironies of being considered a good team leader and having excellent management skills and leadership qualities is that the more recognised you become. it should be welcomed as it can often enable you to improve your leadership style. In fact. often the people who are at the ‘sharp end’ of a project and so their opinions should be greatly encouraged. . Knowing each team member well also helps in times of adversity as a team leader job involves demonstrating effective people management skills and knowing which members respond better to a kick up the backside and which ones require more of an ‘arm around the shoulder’ approach. the more likely you’ll get the opportunity to work with several different teams over the course of your working life. However. They’ll also have a good understanding of what makes each individual ‘tick’ and what motivates them. Ideas and input should also be encouraged from the rest of the team. you’re also more likely to encounter some people who don’t take to you and who will criticise you. as long as any criticism is constructive. one of the biggest complaints about managers is that some fail to show consistency. Team leaders might have their own specific styles which work effectively and they might differ from another team leader’s approach considerably. after all. This is vitally important when assigning certain tasks to individuals. Consistency Good management skills also require you to be consistent. keep things as simple and straightforward as possible so that team members know where they stand and what is expected of them. A team leader job requires that you sometimes need to have a thick skin and not to take criticism personally. They are. People like to know where they stand and what is expected of them so whilst changes do occur which might require changing tack at short notice.
Team leader should act as: 1. Role model Motivater Mentor Friend Honest Humarous / polite Broad minded Team leader should mingle with the team and know every associate or team member completely and his/her strengths and weaknesess fully then only team leader can able to develope the team and get success. 3. 4. Team leader role in these days became tough task as market conditions and people attitude and multi task oriented jobs. 5. 6. 7. 2. Qualities of team leader are very essential to get best results and run the process smoothly. .Team Leader Qualities Team Leader is the person who lead the team and motivates the team and get best results.
Effective communication A QA Manager must be an extremely good communicator.. privilege: o Stand-up meetings o Not necessarily planned o Agendas an minutes not necessarily needed o o o Having and spreading the "customer-focus" vision To have the QA engineers efficient in their work. prioritization of all the test-related tasks (use proven project management tools such as the VCycle or Scrum methodology) • Writing the test strategies • Reviewing the test plans • Taking the responsibility of certain designs if people have not the required competencies • Code reviewing • Spreading expertise and good usage of tools such as bug-tracking database or versioning systems • Delegating.QA Manager Required Skills What a What makes a good QA manager QA manager does What a QA manager does • Planning. Developing people Developing people in a QA team as in any team is essential.. privilege: Formal meetings Scheduled and iterated on a regular basis Production of agendas (pre-meeting) and minutes (post-meeting) • For small teams. It requires additional skill. • Having people judgment skills to hire the right people • Writing performance review What makes a good QA Manager Being a good QA engineer Of course. though. though. a good QA Manager is first of all a good QA engineer. The main goal is to improve the learning curve and this can be achieved by: . they must have the desire to see customers happy. This includes: • • • Report global status and risk analysis to top management Capability to communicate with technical and non-technical people Having the diplomacy to say "no" when global quality is not acceptable for release Part of the communication is also the not so well appreciated "meetings". • For large teams. Meetings are useful to a good organization.
) Enabling changes Changing for changing is a bad concept. setup data-driven testing) Implement the change Decision making In QA manager there is "manager".• • • • Spreading best practises you've learn along your whole career as QA engineer/manager Organizing trainings (external as well as internal) Working in group to share competencies Leaving some time to people to let them learn by themselves Bringing out creativity in others This can be achieved by: • • Organizing brainstorm sessions on a regular basis Discussing a lot with QA engineers to lead them to have the "idea" instead of exposing directly the idea (if you've got it before them).e. a QA manager shouldn't hesitate to: • • Organize events (these do not necessarily require expensive activities!) Have some chats together on the working hours about non-technical subjects when the whole team is present • Have QA people cooperating more with other teams (especially with Development team) • Have a beer together sometime . The process of changing must go through 3 steps: • • • Making an audit to see what's wrong in the process (i. A good QA manager teaches the "way of thinking" before anything else • Explaining any decision you take so that the team get the intellectual process that led to that decision • Working in group Motivating people Motivating people is also necessary. which means that this includes making decisions. . people are reluctant to do QA job because: "QA The = finding good problems way = of people seeing (dev. difficult to maintain very similar test scripts) Determine with the team what has to be changed (i. change is mandatory.) the don't like me" is: "QA = avoid future problems = people (dev. Team building A "dream" team is a team where all people are technically very good in their job but also like to work together and appreciate each others. Conversely. To do that: • • • Be motivated yourself Share your motivation to the others Explain why QA is an interesting job: o Too often. It's then a challenging (so enhancive) task./support/customers) like me" o The result of QA activities is immediately seen by the end-user which is quite valorising o Seeing a "manual operation" becoming a completely automated job is demonstrating how talented people can use machines to improve life o Thoroughly testing a feature A is often more complex than developing the feature A. when something does not work. To improve the chances to have this happening.e.
• What are the key values of a leader? How do you demonstrate these values? . The team leader interview will feature many questions pertaining to this. there comes a time when a person needs to become an “impromptu” team leader and handle the team. Team Leader Competency based Questions The following are questions that are asked during a competency interview for a team leader position • Give examples of steps taken to make each team members feel important. in any capacity? This question is more geared towards knowing whether you are comfortable with handling a team or not. How do you handle differences between your teammates? There is no workplace that is without any differences between two employees. then the questions will be more ambiguous and require a better understanding on your part. However. in a bid to iron out their differences. The interviewer will try to find out whether you had any differences with other employees. but your interviewer sees you as a potential candidate forteam leader. This basically happens in smaller companies and startups. where a particular employee assumes dual or multiple responsibilities.it is much better than trying to workaround for years the Taking innovative (or risky) initiatives Not hesitating to change the processes at risk to destabilize some people if you think it is necessary • • Team leader – interview questions The questions will focus on determining the following: Are you a team player? One of the initial requirements of being a team leader is to be a team player. whether it makes a difference to the production and development in the company depends on how these differences are sorted out. In every company. or even worked out your differences with others. the questions will be to the point and basic. if you were not a team leader in your previous company.• • issue Not being overwhelmed by stress Not hesitating to recognize a mistake soon . Have you handled a team earlier. your chances of being hired as a team leader increase. How did you handle difficulties? If you provide them with satisfactory information about how you worked with the employees. If you have already been a team leader in your previous company. or whether you ever worked with two employees who had differences. However.
• Give an example when you had to present complex information in a simplified manner in order to explain it to others. • How do you keep yourself and your teammates staying motivated? • Does a leader need a power or an authority? How do influence people? • Did you have faults as a leader? Describe the situation. approach. . • Have you ever acted as a mentor to a co-worker? • Provide an example of a situation where you had to create an agreement between parties that were originally differed in opinion. These are just some of the questions that will be asked during a job interview for the team leader.• What is the difference between a manager and a leader? • How open-minded are you to other member’s ideas? • Do you consult members? • How do you take decisions in general? • Give an example of risk that you had to take? Why did you decided to take the risk? • What are the steps that you take to maintain a good co-worker’s relationships? • How do you network? What is the importance of networking? • How do you keep relations with a person in cases where you cannot agree upon certain issues? • How frequently do you support others and get a support from others? • How do you keep each member of the team involved and motivated? • What were the steps you needed to take to achieve goals? • Give an example of a creative solution to unexpected situations when your leadership skills are needed. • How do you establish good communication and information flow with others? Refer to the competency interview category for further info on how to answer these questions. and objectives. • Describe a situation when you had to convince others. You may be interested in reading articles from the category – management job interview.
• Consider giving incentives to boost results. Therefore. but the basic aspects will remain same. • Recognize the skills of key team members and utilize their strengths to the benefit of the team. • Consult frequently with key team members. • Define and state expectations and objectives with the team members. Set a behavioral code if necessary. a good team leader should design and support/balance the talent of the individuals to work together in harmony so that the team ends up managing itself… Being an effective team leader requires basic leadership skills. This means a dominate team leader doesn’t seem to lead to consistent and better performance – it’s the organizational support makes a difference. • Establish an open discussion for decision making. Here are some of the actions that the team leader should consistently carry out: • Build trust between team members. • Encourage and support independent thinking. Ensure that all members understand the missions ahead. • Be open to new ideas coming from team members. • Distinguish the team from others – create an identity for the team. • Inspire and motivate teamwork for achieving goals.The wordings and the schedules may vary from company to company. • Influence valuable changes. . • Eliminate disagreements between members – be the mediator. How to Be a Good Team Leader: The findings of extensive research on what makes a team effective point to the fact that: teams that have the talent and skills to manage themselves do better.
In addition to the above points.• Evaluate results in a timely fashion. to the way they make professional decisions. the following are some of the characteristics of a good team leader: 1. professional and personal lives are quickly overlapping each other. would the leader be respected enough to be given the proper respect as a leader. 6. it is the responsibility of the leader to make sure that all of them are comfortable with each other and have a working relationship that makes the team a productive one instead of a team that is wracked by problems. Cohesive force: Finally. Serving as an example is not easy in this fast paced world. . Therefore. the leader should be a cohesive force between all the team members. Only an experienced individual would be capable of making such decisions. it is a miracle that all the people in a team are on good terms with each other. In the corporate world. unless the leader gets down to the brass tacks with the team members. but do not forget: No employee can ever say that they have not made mistakes in their professional life. but one can always try. Forgive. 3. 4. it is necessary for a leader to understand the difference between the two and pay respect to the team member’s personal life as well as professional growth. Therefore. Serve as an Example: This is also quite am important aspect of being a leader of a team. there are several characteristics that could make a positive impact. In a professional atmosphere. Decision Making Abilities: This might be by far the most important characteristic that a team might want in a person who would lead them. 2. Only if a leader acts as an example. There are several scenarios in the professional world which require a level headed person to make various decisions. 5. these decisions have to be made with extreme care and caution. Being an example can be anything. These decisions basically make or break the team’s work as well as the person’s career. Balance between personal life and professional life: With the fast paced times. the leader would not be respected. However. Therefore. Lead from the Front: Gone are the days when the leaders would be cooped up in administrative rooms while the real action would take place at the battle front. A good leader would remember these mistakes and try to make sure that the said individual does not make the same mistake again. You may also be interested in reading the article – leadership interview questions and answers. Being an effective team leader: the Qualities of a Good Team Leader What makes an effective/good team leader? When it comes to defining team leadership. the leader should also keep in mind that this employee should not be unnecessarily persecuted for the mistake. right from the way they work.
Is This Answer Correct ? 148 Yes 8 No Re: As a Team Leader. Work on the areas of concerns both in process related and personal effectiveness. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 2 Jayanth #1 my contribution is to putting more efforts. it identify the weakness of each and every sales people and making the performance standards Is This Answer Correct ? 76 Yes 38 No Re: As a Team Leader.Question As a Team Leader. what is your contribution for your team? Answer I will address the concerns of the team 0 Nidhi Lengade # 3 members on a professional/personal front so that I can . what is your contribution for your team? Answer As a TL I am not only responsible to 3 Sumeet Nandy drive the performance # 2 of the team but also help the team members to grow for the next level by gromming them. what is your contribution for your team? Question Submitted By :: Guest I also faced this Question!! Answer Posted Rank By Re: As a Team Leader. identify the areas of weakness/concerns and try to get the best out of an individual both for himself and for the benefit of an Organisation.
Will identify the individual's strengths and weakness and work on the areas of concern of the individual to make the person effective on all fronts. I will solve their problems and provide decisions. Will motivate the team members with rewards on achievements. No partiality between one to another. then only i can manage and guide my team. if i am perfect in my work. bcz iam the incharge for both. take initiatives and make/implement action plans to achieve the set goals for the individual and in turn for the team. i can treat equally in my way. finally i did my job perfect as well as i will show my team strength ever. i can given a equal priority for every one. my contribution is to take care of product and my team members. in my way. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 3 Rahul Dev #4 Katarey As a Team Lead My responsibility is to Prove our Team the Best by providing best directions and motivations Is This Answer Correct ? 27 Yes 18 No Re: As a Team Leader. if they good or bad. Is This Answer Correct ? 53 Yes 10 No Re: As a Team Leader. Will groom and mentor them to reach the next level. bcz i am the roll model for my team member. good communication is very important with everyone. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 0 Yuvaraj. what is your contribution for your team? .n #5 As a team leader. Is This Answer Correct ? 27 Yes 10 No Re: As a Team Leader.interact well with them as individuals.
what is your contribution for your team? Answer As a TL. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 0 Blue #8 as a TL i tried to devided the project missions between the members according to thier abilities also i assigned extra helping an guiding missions related to thier roles in the group in order to force them to get involve more and motivate them to raise thier participations in the group work Is This Answer Correct ? 11 Yes 2 No Re: As a Team Leader. 0 Raj Is This Answer Correct ? 10 Yes 8 No Re: As a Team Leader. and I check time to time that my group how perform now a days. . To be the point of contact for technical and functional clarifications and concerns. In i have to set a certain expections from my team & should make sure all are upto the expectations. If the team is success a team leader is success. if a team leader is success the process is success. To understand the strengths and weaknesses of each team member and train them on aspects that will make them more efficient and productive 2. If no it is my responsibility to groom at my level best to get process success. Is This Answer Correct ? 9 Yes 7 No Re: As a Team Leader.Answer As a team leader i have to make sure the on me # 6 expectationsorder to meet my expectations are met. My contribution woul be 0 Suja #9 1. what is your contribution for your team? Answer as a TL I find out my group weakness then 0 Sudhakar # 7 remove them and Puskar make some effort for improve my group performance better in future .
To take constant feedback from the team and encourage them to think independent. we should see to it that there should be no controversy between the colleagues in field. and end of the day we should motivate the team &help to improve the self confidence of them Is This Answer Correct ? 7 Yes 3 No Re: As a Team Leader. what is your contribution for your team? Answer as a team leader. we should motivate the members in front of everybody so that he gain the self confidence. what is your contribution for your team? Answer as a team leader we should understand 0 Dharmendar team member # 11 each of ourand professionally that how Singh personally they are capable of doing the things in pressure.3. To motivate the team to work with each other and cater a good team environment where everyone can do their best and grow 5. and teach how to communicate in different situation for different people Is This Answer Correct ? 6 Yes 0 No . first of all we should 0 Dharamendar understand the # 10 Singh minds of all our team mates individually. 4. To have open communication with the team. provide them a broader view of the project decisions and involve them on day to day task decisions Is This Answer Correct ? 33 Yes 1 No Re: As a Team Leader.and also as a team leader we should not show the partiality to any of the member in team. provide constant feedback. and at the same time we should also have that quality to show as an example that how to handle the critical situation.
what is your contribution for your team? Answer 0 Tajammul # 12 Hussain As A TL its our basic thing that you should know well your each team member personally & professionally.WILL CREATE GOOD WORKING ATMOSPHERE 6-WILL APPRECIATE THEIR QUALITY & TELL THEM WHERE THEY NEED TO IMPROVE Is This Answer Correct ? 5 Yes 1 No . things automatically will be in right place. so that they can come up with ideas and initiatives. Is This Answer Correct ? 5 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader. Is This Answer Correct ? 6 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader. Then only your team member grows and you along with your organization. what is your contribution for your team? Answer AS A TL. then only you can decide whether to treat them as friend or leader to get your goals. 0 Ankit Tiwari 1. and motive them to involve in improving the process and come up with such ideas for there personal growth as well.Re: As a Team Leader. and discuss among the team if we can implement on higher standard if correct measure.I'LL MOTIVATE MY PEOPLE # 14 2. Keep monitoring them and interact on regular basis some time treat them as their family member show them I CARE ATTITUDE.I'LL FOCUS TO SHOW THEM CARRIER GROWTH & THE INSANTIVE THEY CAN MAKE 3-WILL TELL THEM . what is your contribution for your team? Answer I will give each of my team member equal 0 Kriky # 13 oppurtunity.PROPER WORK ETHEIK & BASICS IS ONLY KEY TO SUCCESS 4-WILL LEAD FROM FRONT 5.
Celebrate individual and team performance. I should know the strengths and weakness of my Team members. Believe in your people. They want regular updates on their personal performance. In order to meet the company expectation. Is This Answer Correct ? 4 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader. They should treat me as a friend who can help them better for their problem. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 0 Shezad # 16 I can motivate my team by Involve all the members in the ongoing development and progress of the company. I should provide proper training to my Team members and have to measure their performance at every point of time to identify their weakness. By Showing the mission and Vision of company. My Job is not only to be as a Friend to each and individuals. I always used to update my Team members knowledge by conducting trainning sessions at regular point of time. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 0 Anil Kumar # 15 Being a group lead. Communicate and interact with the team members. I have to motivate my Team to perform well. Majority of them want to perform. Set challenging goals. So I ll Keep them updated. Motivate employees for . To improve their performance. I should also meet the comapany Expectation. I should teach my team members about the comapny and its Mission. Team will work hard to accomplish them. Catch people doing something right and focus on recognizing excellent performance. Working on the weakness of Team is a good success for a Team Leader.Re: As a Team Leader. I should able to solve my team mate problems at any point of time.
Let the members know why doing an assigned task is important to you the organization and them. i will divide the entire job among all the team members. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 0 Mohd Abdul # 18 Majid As a team leader I will delegate the work to all the members in the team so that they can built self confidence among themselves which is useful for the company.the next level. Consistent and transparent with the team. And I also support a team member/s where ever the member is found weak and member found strong in particular area is encouraged to guide and . identify the areas of weakness/concerns and try to get the best out of an individual both for himself and for the benefit of an Organization. Set the example for others to follow. I do some changes to provide opportunity to each one of them to enlarge their capability. Is This Answer Correct ? 1 Yes 1 No Re: As a Team Leader. what is your contribution for your team? Answer As a TL I am not only responsible to 0 Deepak # 17 drive the performance Goswami of the team but also help the team members to grow for the next level by grooming them. Is This Answer Correct ? 3 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader. Work on the areas of concerns both in process related and personal effectiveness. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 0 Mohammed # 19 Rafiuddin As Good Team Leader. considering their strength and weakness to successfully complete the given assignment with in time. When ever there is more time available. Is This Answer Correct ? 2 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader.
what is your contribution for your team? Answer As Team leader. Is This Answer Correct ? 3 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader. Is This Answer Correct ? 2 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader. projection is important to your targets. I will be filling the gap of that individual weakneeses by motivating by giving a room for improvements by giving positive and right feedback. So. I will make sure each member of the team is leader in short span. To direct them to work in d easier way as well as to konw them what they have best in them n where should they improve. you are the person who is 5 Mohsin S # 20 responsible for Shaikh the team's performance and team mates.support others. what is your contribution for your team? Answer As a TL i will be identifying each member 0 Shivaraj # 22 strengths and weakness. So finally Team work comes in hand. As you are leading a team and want to take your team among the best teams. . Because Team meams toether Each achieve more Is This Answer Correct ? 4 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader. So that when team performs well we can make sure each individual carry best part of their carrier life. goal to be set for each of the team mate and make together achieve by single goal. what is your contribution for your team? Answer 5 Sunil # 21 As a team leader my responsibility to being friendly with d team to know d problems of d team n trying to resolve them that d team could be more efficient n give a better quality. And i will make sure that each individual is responsible person and feel the importance in the team.
then i have to be very fair with all our team members that each and every individual team member should think that i am most supportive for him than all. first i have to prove to our team memebers that i am the best among them bcoz they should not think that there is no any problem thats salution i dont have.and motivate them to grow for the next lavel.Is This Answer Correct ? 2 Yes 0 No Re: As a Team Leader. Is This Answer Correct ? 1 Yes 1 No Ten Tough Interview Questions and Ten Great Answers . what is your contribution for your team? Answer 0 # 23 As a TL.
But then back it up with what specifically differentiates you. try to follow the basic structure of the answer from the perspective of the interviewer. While the specifics of each reply may not apply to you. The more open ended the question. you need to prepare yourself mentally. Take the time to understand some of the standards when it comes to interviewing questions. the standard textbook answer for the greatest weakness question is to provide a veiled positive such as: I work too much. They are not there for you to lift from the page and insert into your next interview. They want to be sold. Some questions may seem rather simple on the surfacesuch as Tell me about yourselfbut these questions can have a variety of answers. So as you answer this question. Then ask if they would like more details.to three-minute snapshot of who you are and why youre the best candidate for this position. What the hiring manager really wants is a quick. Fear of the unknown can only exist when there is an unknown. with specific examples that show that clear evidence backs up what you are saying about yourself. Always point back to an example when you have the opportunity. In this case. worse yet. Dont disappoint them! 1. in which case you define working too much as a weakness and really do not want to work much at all. I can talk about whatever I want from the birth canal forward. The following are some of the most difficult questions you will face in the course of your job interviews. talk about what youve done to prepare yourself to be the very best candidate for the position. Why should I hire you? The easy answer is that you are the best person for the job. Use an example or two to back it up. such as What is your greatest weakness? Questions most people answer improperly. I just work and work and work. 2. The following answers are provided to give you a new perspective on how to answer tough interview questions. They are provided for you to use as the basic structure for formulating your own answers. Always provide information that shows you want to become the very best _____ for the company and that you have specifically prepared yourself to become exactly that. Answer the questions behaviorally. Right? Wrong. Just tell me what makes you the best. you are telling the truth. Either you are lying or. They are waiting to be sold. It seems like an easy interview question. Tell me about yourself. . Its open ended. In addition to preparing yourself physically. And dont be afraid to say so. the wider the variation in the answers.Mental fear of the unknown is often what produces the physical symptoms of nervousness. you will find that you can use almost any question as a launching pad for a particular topic or compelling story. two. Tell me about yourself does not mean tell me everything. Others are classic interview questions. keep giving them example after example of your background and experience. If they do. Once you have become practiced in your interviewing skills. The best way to prepare mentally is to know what may be coming. Wrong.
school and athletics to develop my skills as a team player. I realize that there are likely other candidates who also have the ability to do this job. Im very much a team player. but also on the practical application of the information learned within those classes. Are you a team player? Almost everyone says yes to this question. Then go on to show by your examples what you are doing to reach your goals and objectives. . Yet I bring an additional quality that makes me the best person for the job--my passion for excellence. I played a lead role in a class project where we gathered and analyzed best practice data from this industry. Let me tell you more about the results . For example. Are you the best person for the job? Show it by your passionate examples. . An example: My education has focused on not only the learning the fundamentals. Then ask if they would like to hear more examples. 3. Make me want to hire you. Talk about the strength of the team above the individual. You need to provide behavioral examples to back up your answer. on a recent project . . The key is to focus on your achievable objectives and what you are doing to reach those objectives. How has your education prepared you for your career? This is a broad question and you need to focus on the behavioral examples in your educational background which specifically align to the required competencies for the career. For example. But it is not just a yes/no question. And in doing so. For example. A sample answer: Yes. I feel Ill be fully prepared to take on any greater responsibilities which might be presented in the long term. For example: Within five years. 5. 4. I am passionately committed to producing truly world class results. . I would like to become the very best accountant your company has on staff. What is your long-range objective? Make my job easy for me. . Focus on behavioral examples supporting the key competencies for the career. Emphasize teamwork behavioral examples and focus on your openness to diversity of backgrounds. For example .For example: You should hire me because Im the best person for the job. here is what Im presently doing to prepare myself . . . I want to work toward becoming the expert that others rely upon. Ive had opportunities in my work. And note that . . In fact.
6. Second. so be prepared. I know she would say that. it helps to fully understand the other persons perspective. Such as: I work too much. I just started using a pocket planner . what would they say? This is a threat of reference check question. Im now taking steps to correct this. May I show you her letter of recommendation? So be prepared in advance with your letters of recommendation. For example: Yes. Ask any prior bosses or professors in advance. First of all.this question may be used as a lead in to questions around how you handle conflict within a team. 7. And if theyre willing to provide a positive reference. I've found that when conflict occurs. . that Im results oriented and one of the best people she has ever worked with. then I seek to work out a collaborative solution. You should select a weakness that you have been actively working to overcome. 8. so I take time to listen to their point of view. If I were to ask your professors to describe you. . However. What qualities do you feel a successful manager should have? Focus on two words: leadership and vision. then show them your planner and how you are using it. Here is a sample of how to respond: The key quality in a successful manager should be leadership--the ability to be the visionary for the people who are working under . it misses the point of the question. Wrong. Actually. The key is how you behaviorally reacted to conflict and what you did to resolve it. . because those are her very words. . using a strength and presenting it as a weakness is deceiving. most interviewers will keep drilling deeper to find a conflict. Do not wait for the interview to know the answer. but there have been disagreements that needed to be resolved. What is your greatest weakness? Most career books tell you to select a strength and present it as a weakness. Focus your answer on the behavioral process for resolving the conflict and working collaboratively. Then you can answer the question like this: I believe she would say I'm a very energetic person. Have you ever had a conflict with a boss or professor? How was it resolved? Note that if you say no. I have had conflicts in the past. ask them for a letter of recommendation. For example . Never major ones. I just work and work and work. For example: I have had trouble in the past with planning and prioritization. 9. Talk about a true weakness and show what you are doing to overcome it.
the one aspect I likely would have changed would be focusing earlier on my chosen career. Yet also tie it forward to what you are doing to still seek to make that change.them. . what one thing would you change? Focus on a key turning point in your life or missed opportunity. I simply wish I would have focused here earlier. The highest calling of a true leader is inspiring others to reach the highest of their abilities. I learned on my recent internship… …then provide examples. 10. For example: Although Im overall very happy with where Im at in my life. The person who can set the course and direction for subordinates. If you had to live your life over again. For example. I had a great internship this past year and look forward to more experience in the field. . . Stay focused on positive direction in your life and back it up with examples. Then give an example of someone who has touched your life and how their impact has helped in your personal development. I'd like to tell you about a person whom I consider to be a true leader .
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