One of the first things listed in the Career Change Guide free career change resume template is to list your job objective and competencies. This career change resume template is one of many free career change resources available on this site. Many people overlook doing this.
Does your resume for career change contain your competencies?
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If so, are competencies relevant to what you want to do in your new career, and are they supported by your achievements?
The advice in Career Change Guide is very useful for filling in this section of your resume properly.
Your competencies should state your capabilities in a factual way without adjectives. The more competencies given, the less importance each will have. Too many gives the impression that the person lacks focus and has an inflated sense of what he/she can do well. Show two or three competencies at the most.
Remember that competencies come from having relevant skills, training, and experience to achieve specific results. There are some good examples in the book.
To help you update your resume, here is a career change résumé template. This works. This is one of many free career change resources on this site and in the book.
To learn more, buy the book and review this website. Here’s an interview from the Career Change Guide YouTube where I talk about resumes for career change.
Keep reading my blogs for career change tips, and buy Career Change Guide on Amazon if you want more career change resume tips, ideas and examples of people who have used them. Also, check out this website for free career change resources, career change videos, and (in case you missed it) a free career change resume template.