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List of Skills for Resumes

Examples of Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters and Job Interviews


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When you're adding skills to a resume, there are two types of skills that you should include. Soft skills are the skills that apply to every job. They are your people skills - interpersonal skills, communication skills and other qualities that enable you to be successful in the workplace.

Hard skills are the qualifications required to do the job. For example, computer skills, administrative skills or customer service skills.

Employers want to see that you have what it takes to succeed on the job. The skills you list on your resume will be used to match your qualifications to the job for which you're applying.

When you're including skills on your resume be specific. The better a match you are for the job, the better chances you will have of being chosen for an interview. Here are examples of skills for resumes.

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