This is the difference between 𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝘀𝗸𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀 and 𝘀𝗼𝗳𝘁 𝘀𝗸𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀 on your 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗲, and where to list them. 💡Hard skills are teachable and measurable abilities, such as writing, reading, math, or ability to use computer programs. 💡Soft skills are the traits that make you a good employee, such as etiquette, communication and listening, getting along with other people (per Zety). 👉 Per LinkedIn Product Managers, the top hard skills people are learning before getting hired
🪧We surveyed 30 hiring managers to identify some #bestresumepractices. 👉We asked that they “think like a jobseeker” when answering. 🔺Results in the slide, breakdown as follows (➕ added my input after each): 𝙃𝙤𝙬 𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙮 𝙩𝙞𝙢𝙚𝙨 𝙙𝙞𝙙 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙡𝙮 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙖 𝙣𝙚𝙬 𝙟𝙤𝙗? Focus on quality over quantity. Be more strategic. Identify the where, then the who, then the action required to get there. 𝘿𝙤 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙤𝙬𝙣 𝙖 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙖𝙧𝙙 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙪𝙢𝙚 𝙤𝙧 𝘾𝙑? It’s your marketing collateral.
Let’s be honest, ageism exists and it sucks. People with a ton of experience and ever more wisdom face the harsh realities that some companies will want to hire younger. And cheaper. However, understand that it’s the interview that can dictate your outcome. In the interview room, you can take control. You can grab them by the arms (not physically of course) and shake their belief in you as a viable candidate. As someone that
Action verbs are important on your resume. Excuse me, what I meant to say was, ACTION WORDS ARE IMPORTANT ON YOUR RESUME! Very important. Action verbs are key to setting your sentence’s tone within your experience section. Most importantly, utilizing active action verbs even better highlights your ability to make an impact to the bottom-line. For example, instead of Created, use Creates. My personal favorite action verbs are Drove, Headed, Accomplished, Chaired, Engineering, Orchestrated, Built,
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