List of the Best Skills for Resumes
The skills section of a resume is an opportunity to highlight your strengths and abilities. You can tailor what you list in this section to a specific role so that the skills listed on your resume match the skills mentioned in the job position description.
The skills that you include in your resume and cover letters will help your job application materials get selected by the systems employers use to select applicants to interview. You should also be prepared to mention your most relevant skills during job interviews.
Top Skills Employers Want
Review these lists of the most in-demand skills employers seek.
- Top 10 Communication Skills
- Top 10 Customer Service Skills
- Top 10 Leadership Skills
- Top 7 Soft Skills
- Top 7 Skills Employers Seek in Job Applicants
- Top 10 Information Technology (IT) Soft Skills
Resume Skills Listed By Type
Review these comprehensive lists that include both hard and soft skills for each category.