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Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

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Identifying your Transferable Skills

The instructions that follow will help you to carry out a mini-audit of your career to identify your transferable skills. However, it is not enough to simply pinpoint your skills – you also need to think about how much you enjoy using them.

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Try to secure work you enjoy to ensure you find job satisfaction.

Things to do

  1. Write a brief outline of your career to date for quick and easy reference.

  2. Keep all the notes you have made about your skills and objectives.

  3. Keep ready to hand a copy of your present job description to refer to.

Listing achievements

First, identify a minimum of ten achievements of which you are proud. They may come from your personal or work life – the balance will depend on your circumstances. ...

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