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5 Ways a Career Changer Can Demonstrate Leadership Skills on Their Resume

 

career changersMoney Magazine wrote an article about “The 8 Best Skills for Career Changers“, and the author lists LEADERSHIP as the second best skill for a career changer to have and to showcase on their resume as a transferable skill.

Leadership is one of those skills that everyone claims to have but few know how to list on their resume effectively.

It’s an important soft skill.

Up until relatively recently, companies thought that hard skills are what would get them their bottom line.

Now we’ve come to realize that soft skills are just as important when it comes to growing a company. Soft skills are considered to be behaviors and traits such as adaptability, critical thinking, people skills, likeability, time management and innate leadership.

How do you show that you have strong leadership skills in a concrete, measurable manner on your resume?Continue Reading…

6 Iron-Clad Ways To Find Keywords To Optimize Your Executive Resume

search engine optimization for resumesOptimizing your executive resume means your executive resume must be “SEO friendly” to be found by recruiters looking for candidates like you. More specifically, this means that it has to be rich in keywords that are relevant to the position you are applying to, in order to get past the online screening process and the human being reading/scanning your resume. There is a very fine line, however, between having the right number of keywords to get you through to the next level, and matching the job description so closely that the system will think you are a spammer.

Here are six ways to find keywords to optimize your executive resume, and how to ensure your resume gets passed on to recruiters. Continue Reading…