You can connect with Jo at where you can sign up for her free “Work Happier Now” video course.After a tense few years, the job market is slowly improving, and according to figures from the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), layoffs are falling, openings are rising and hiring is rebounding.It’s a sad fact, but you never know when your resume might come in handy.
When you’re in the thick of day-to-day work, it’s easy to forget how far you’ve come and in which areas you’ve developed.
Your resume is the blueprint not only of your skills and achievements, but also of your preferences, passions and values.
Every role you’ve ever had has been a reflection of who you are.
This means they can do their work without constant supervision, and will take the initiative to get things done without waiting to be told. Sales experience People often assume they won’t need sales experience unless they’re applying for a job in sales.
These days, however, employers are looking for candidates who boast a wider set of skills, and sales experience often results in some important transferable skills such as good communication and dealing with rejection. Customer service The ability to relate to and put the customer’s wants and needs first in every situation is an important quality to have, even in jobs that aren’t necessarily very sales-oriented, such as nursing or teaching. Time management Time is money, so time management is extremely important in business.