If you’ve served in a management or leadership position, or are looking for management or leadership position, I’ll be providing 11 leadership focused resume bullet examples that will help to kick-start your resume right now.

No matter what position you’ve held in the past, there are essential leadership characteristics that you can highlight.

Key traits to highlight for a resume focusing on leadership are teamwork, expertise, managerial experience, organization, interpersonal skills, and written and oral communication skills.

Remember that every bullet should include achievement, the action taken, and the results of your efforts.

The bullets below highlight management and leadership experience and will demonstrate your expertise in this area. These samples will help get your jump start your thought process so you can come up with some more that are unique to YOU and YOUR experience! Feel free to use and edit the bullets I’m listing to fit your needs and skills!

11 Leadership Resume Bullets

  • Oversaw the staffing and scheduling processes for twenty-five employees ensuring optimal manning for all shifts on the site
  • Mentored and coached employees ensuring all were trained on equipment and software use and able to complete assigned duties
  • Developed and implemented promotional business strategies resulting in a 20% increase in business during off-peak hours
  • Supervised a team of fifty team members including six shift leaders and oversaw operational and financial processes
  • Surpassed annual sales goals by 15% which resulted in the site being presented “Branch of the Year” award
  • Coordinated and led four working groups with representatives from seven departments to improve marketing efforts for the company
  • Oversaw and conducted official inventories monthly or as required; managed shipping and receiving of merchandise for stock replenishment, promotional sales, special orders, and rain checks
  • Planned, managed, and directed store operations with focuses on inventory, merchandise, sales, promotions, and customer service
  • Managed policy deployment in the areas of operations, efficiency, and production
  • Ran store space planning by creating product displays to be constructed in strategic locations
  • Advised technical support team of procedures to remedy consistent system glitche