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4 Job Skills That No Longer Impress Recruiters

4 Job Skills That No Longer Impress Recruiters

In today’s competitive job market, it is important to develop skills that will make your resume stand out. But some of the job skills that might have moved your resume to the top of the pile a few years ago might not be worth as much today. Which skills are on the verge of becoming so last year?
Resume Writing Tips
Ask Vicki: Is it appropriate to use boastful language on a resume?

In this answer on Quora, Monster career expert Vicki Salemi explains how your resume can strut your stuff without seeming arrogant. While you can include positive attributes in your career summary—“seasoned marketing leader with proven track record”—the best way to boast your way into a job interview involves including numbers on your resume.
Resume Samples
CNA resume example

CNA Resume Sample

Nursing jobs are in demand, so it's important that your CNA resume be up to date and include all the information that recruiters are looking for. Here's a sample template for a CNA resume.
Cover Letter Tips
Cover letter mistakes you should avoid

Nix these things and make sure your first impression isn't the equivalent of a limp handshake.
Cover Letter Samples
Smart tips to help you format and write a cover letter

Sample Cover Letter

Struggling to write a cover letter that will catch an employer's attention? We've got tips to help you show your best self—and a sample you can use to get started.