Writing a successful resume requires descriptions of the applicable skills you possess, supported by clear examples in a work history. Blanketing a resume with a wide skill set is a common mistake many people make when writing their resumes. Most employers look for skills that will aid in performing a job, so it is important to narrow skill sets and work histories to reflect experience with the job you are applying for.
Employers are not interested in every skill you can bring to the table. Specific, marketable, skills are often preferred to task-based talents. In addition, most employers will not be interested in long, comprehensive lists. Instead, employers will search for skills they think will enhance a potential employee’s ability to successfully do their job.
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