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Do You Know the Industry Specific Skills Required for Your 2017 Job Search?

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With 2017 now in full swing, many job seekers have resumed their job search. But many of them haven’t yet adapted their search to include the skills and keywords required in our global economy.

Rather than learning about new industry specific skills, they are stuck in 2016…   

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All You Need To Know About Your Resume Skills Section [Infographic]

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Other sections of your resume – like the experience, education, and employment history – are important.

But the skills section is your best opportunity to tell future employers who you are, what you can do, and what you, specifically, will bring to the job…   

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Here’s What Your Resume “Skills” Section Should Tell an Employer


Personality traits are not job skills and, in my view, do not belong in the “Skills” section of a resume. Want an example of a “skill” that could set your resume apart from the competition?

Software development. That’s a “skill”…   

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The Perfect Resume Starts with a Summary of Skills


It’s resume common sense that you should lead with your most impressive attributes at the top of your resume. After all, you only have a few seconds to impress. Your best skills and achievements should be easy-to-scan.

Steven Provenzano, CPRW/CEIP and author of 9 resume books, including Author: Top Secret Resumes & Cover Letters, gave us a really awesome resume tip that will make sure your best attributes are not buried in your resume. Take it from the expert:   

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