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Skill Section Of A Resume
Tips For Skills Section In A Resume
Types Of Skills:
Employers would like to evaluate 3 types of skills when hiring employees:
✓ Content Skills
✓ Functional Skills
✓ Self Management Skills
Content skill is the amount of knowledge (qualifications and experience) the candidate possesses in a certain field.
Functional skills are people-oriented skills such as communicating, organizing and managing.
Self Management Skills:
Self management skills are your personal characteristics such as helper, self-learner, multi-tasker etc.
Based on the job description, you can include a skills section in your resume to specify your personal and/or technical skills.
Sample Of Key Personal Skills
Key Skills for Project Manager:
✓ An experienced team leader with the ability to initiate/manage cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects
✓ Critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills
✓ Planning and organizing
✓ Excellent Personal Communication skills
General Management Skills:
✓ Persuasion, leadership, negotiation and delegation skills
✓ Conflict resolution
✓ Tolerance for stressful situations
Key Skills for Teachers:
✓ Possesses initiative and highly energetic
✓ Strong verbal and personal communication skills
✓ Decision making, critical thinking, organizing and planning
✓ Tolerant and flexible in different situations
Key Skills for Accounting:
✓ Analytical thinking, planning
✓ Accuracy and Attention to details
✓ Organization and prioritization skills
✓ Problem analysis, use of judgment and ability to solve problems efficiently
Key Skills for Customer Service:
✓ Strong communication skills
✓ Problem analysis and problem solving
✓ Organizational skills and customer service orientation
✓ Adaptability and ability to work under pressure
Here are two examples of technical skills.
This particular candidate is a software engineer (see how many industrial keywords are written here).
C#, C++, ASP.NET, SQL, PHP, HTML, Java Script, XML
InstallShield, Visio, CruiseControl.NET, Flash, Dreamweaver
Windows Vista, XP, 2003 and UNIX
SQL Server 2000 & 2005, MS Access
This particular candidate is a senior software engineer.
Visual Studio 2003-2008, Eclipse, C++, C#, .NET 2.0 3.5, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), MFC, COM, DCOM, ATL, DirectShow, DirectDraw, Win32 SDK, Windows Digital Rights Management (DRM), GUI, Trolltech QT, Unicode, Multi-Threading , NT Service development , InstallShield, SVN
TCP/IP, UDP/IP Socket Connections, FTP, POP3, IMAP, SMTP, DMI, SNMP, Louth, Sony and Leitch control, XML
Access, MS SQL, OLE DB, Sqlite
AVI, YUV, MPEG, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Cerify, Digital Rapids, Rhozet Carbon Coder, IPV SpectreView
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