A vital step to creating a thorough resume is including a section highlighting your technical skills. Emphasizing your technical skills makes it easy for recruiters and hiring managers to see that you have the skills needed for the job. It will also indicate that you can learn and grow as you obtain new skills, as well as show that you have the ability to adapt to new technology. These are highly desirable traits.
It’s important to realize that the term technical skills can incorporate a wide range of skills. It may include experience with specific software or programs (Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks), or operating systems (Windows). It could also include job-specific experience (writing skills) or soft skills (time management).
You want to make it clear that you are the best choice for the position. A section on your resume that is dedicated to your technical skills can make your resume stand above the rest.
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Written by: Melissa Bushman
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