Soft skills are a critical aspect of your professional brand. But which soft skills are highly regarded by most employers and recruiters?
Just as important, how do you demonstrate you have those soft skills on your resume and LinkedIn profile?
To make a resume really stand out, there’s an essential strategy you must put in play…
You must ditch the “job duties” you’ve peppered throughout your resume and replace them with accomplishment statements!
It’s hard to look objectively at yourself sometimes and pull that necessary information out.
So here are a few questions you will want to ask yourself to be able to provide that insightful, marketable information, whether it’s in a resume, an interview, or a simple conversation…
I have spidey-senses that can tell me if someone is fudging the truth on their resume. I mean if it doesn’t make sense, it doesn’t make sense; and it’s probably false or fudged. It’s that simple to me: I know you’re lying. This is by no means an exhaustive list. There are other signs, too. However, these are signs that almost 100% of the time prove the resume is false… and you are being less than honest. 1. Slash Titles Unless you are a business owner where you have your title and function listed in your resume title, i.e. “President
“I have a college degree, getting a job is going to be easy!”
Unfortunately, this is something that we hear all too often. But in today’s marketplace, a college degree is not enough…
In today’s world everything is customized. This includes your resume when applying for jobs. You can be strategic about landing your dream job and tailor your resume for every job you apply to. Let’s take a look at when it’s necessary to tailor your resume for a role, plus some actionable tips to present the best version of yourself.