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What are Transferable Skills?

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Definition: Transferable skills are skills that apply to multiple career fields.

For example, if you worked at a retail store, you have customer service experience. Did you manage your household budget as a stay-at-home parent? You have finance and budgeting skills.

These transferable skills should be included on your resume and cover letter if they are skill sets the job requires.

Here's a list of transferable skills.

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