Employers value a job applicant's leadership experience because it gives them added insight into the skills, character and drive of a job seeker. Leadership experience is not limited to holding an office in an organization. It is about connecting with people to accomplish a goal and it can be demonstrated in many ways. Heading a campus committee, tutoring, coaching a little league team... are examples of leadership experiences.
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