Businesses are looking for individuals who are leaders, at all levels and positions. These 4 takeaways will help every job seeker stand out from the crowd.

Most applicants don’t know that businesses are looking to fill positions with individuals who are leaders — people who aren’t afraid to take charge, organize, and grow with the company.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that administrative assistant positions will grow at a slower-than-average rate of just 3 percent between the years 2014 and 2024. For a position whose prospects could stagnate over time, it’s more important than ever for applicants to set themselves apart, both in person and on their resumes. By including leadership skills and experience on your applications, you’ll indicate to employers that you’re someone who will exceed expectations and help their business thrive. Here are a few ways to demonstrate leadership on your resume and in your role:

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