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5 Timeless Skills to Build/Have on Your Resume

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A good mix of all skills.

There are two different categories of skills; hard skills and soft skills, and employers are looking for a good mixture of both on your resume. While hard skills are often job-specific and include things that can be learned through trainings, soft skills are those which are more ...

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1. Leadership.

Leadership is one of the most sought after skills and is essential to include in your resume. Employers want to know you’re self-motivated and decisive.

Even if you haven’t occupied a true leadership position, you probably still played an important role in achieving specifi...

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2. Communications

The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and non-verbally, is a prized skill. As you may know, in order to be a good communicator, you must also be a good listener. One of the best ways to show your skills is to present your goals and qualifications clearly and concisely while making...

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3. Collaboration

Employers want to know you can help bring out the best in others and are also able to incorporate your specific skill set within a team setting to help bring a broader goal to fruition. In order to demonstrate your qualifications, simply stating you work well with others on your resume is insuffi...

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4. Time management

The value of personal time management skills cannot be overstated. Being able to simultaneously manage multiple projects with shifting deadlines and priority levels is a necessary skill to have in order to achieve your company’s goals, as well as yours. To showcase your time management skills, pr...

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5. Problem solving

In the course of business, sooner or later something is bound to go wrong that will require you to find a solution in order to clear a path for continued success. Whether it be an absent-minded accounting error or a misplaced contract, the speed with which you can solve these issues will have a d...

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