How to Write a CV Tutorial 14 – Skills

There are a few grey areas with CV skills sections. Some people add them at the top, some people at the bottom, and some people not at all.

Despite this disparity there is a strong case for including skills, and including them near the bottom of your CV.

At the very least, a well written skills section can afford you the opportunity to weave some key personal traits/competencies into your CV, and can also serve as a quick and easy reference point for employers. A well written skills section should add value to your CV.

The image below should give you a few more useful pointers.

CV skills section tips

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