The gatekeeper sorting resumes that come in is not always the direct hiring manager, so keep your resume language at a middle school level. This ensures that everyone in the hiring process can easily digest it.

  • Highlight 6-8 skills that are the most relevant to your desired job.
  • If you don't have much experience, consider listing soft skills like "Fast learner", "Highly dependable" or "Excellent attention to detail".
  • Use short bulleted phrases - 3 words or less. No need to use a period (.) at the end.

Your complete list of skills