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Check out our blog posts for hiring and management tips, and career advice tech pros can use to land a great job or advance professionally.

7 Must-Have Skills in Today's Job Market

It’s very likely that the next person who interviews you will be looking to see whether you have skills in the following areas.

Be sure they’re in your tool belt and on your resume to give you a boost in today’s competitive job market.

Resumania™: Rumpelstiltskin Impersonators Need Not Apply

Poets and novelists often use complex metaphors to further a reader’s understanding or to highlight important ideas, but crafting a cover letter or resume is not an exercise in creative writing.

Use a straightforward approach when contacting prospective employers. After all, a busy hiring manager simply does not have the time to search for the hidden meaning of your message.

Resumania™: Keep Sweating the Small Stuff

One incorrectly used term. One transposed letter. One misplaced punctuation mark. That’s all it could take to cause an employer to question your professionalism and attention to detail. And that’s why it’s so critical to carefully review your resume and cover letter.  

Relying on spell-check alone is problematic because the program won’t necessarily flag every type of error. Proofread on screen and on paper, and ask a friend or family member for feedback. Fresh eyes can catch tricky mistakes you overlooked.

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