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    Top 20 Skills That Will Land You A Job

    By Amy Huges | Yahoo Small Business

    Top 20 Skills That Will Land You A Job image Resume Skills 300x154Top 20 Skills That Will Land You A JobGood jobs have become hard to come by in this day and age thanks to the current problems of the economy. Also of note that things aren’t getting any easier as the prices of basic needs rise and fluctuate regularly. There are even families that have resorted to sell their homes just to make ends meet and hopefully set them up for a better chance of a steady living. Indeed, as the economy continues to tank, we can certainly assume that things will continue to be problematic for a lot of people looking for a job. Nonetheless, there are still quite a number of jobs that can be exploited as long as you have what it takes to make the best of them.

    Top 20 skills that will land you a job and how they can be essential in securing a future for you:

    1. Adaptability You have to understand that adaptability is key to getting any kind of job. As long as you have the ability to change yourself for what is required, you can certainly make the best of any profession given to you.
    2. Patience-Progress often takes time. That’s why you should be willing to wait a lot if you want to make the best of a job. More often than not, as is the case with most jobs, you’ll have to start at the bottom, but with some perseverance, you’re sure to find yourself a good position sooner or later.
    3. Determination-The going always gets tough somewhere along the way and this is certainly when the tough have to get going. Determination always a must for most jobs as there will always be problems for common employees.
    4. Discipline-Modern employers will always look for employees who obey regulations. Employees who often ignore this are bound to get in trouble and unless you’re really skilled, you’re not likely to be hired by anyone.
    5. Initiative-Employers also tend to look for employees who are willing to look outside the box for solutions to their problems. A good employee should make the best of his or her current skills in times of trouble or stress in order to get good or at least acceptable results.
    6. Language skills-Knowing more than one language is almost always helpful.
    7. Vocabulary-Knowing a lot of words and what they mean is certainly handy
    8. Math skills-Being able to solve math problems on the fly without a calculator is a good way to impress superiors.
    9. Foresight-Being able to visualize what can happen with a project is almost always welcome.
    10. Hindsight-Looking back on previous projects and seeing where they failed is a good way to improve your current situation.
    11. Skills with computers.
    12. Can write detailed reports.
    13. Being able to make minor repairs to various things.
    14. Ingenuity with using various tools for different or even unorthodox purposes.
    15. Looking into various situations from various perspectives.
    16. The ability to continue working despite stressful situations or stimuli.
    17. Good and efficient management of time.
    18. Good with money and budgeting skills.
    19. Ability to remember key details.
    20. Ability to apply knowledge to solve problems.

    Put Your Key Skills in Resume

    Describing weaknesses and strengths in the resume can be a complex task, but never forget to put your key skills in your CV. Key skills for jobs are almost always helpful.

    This article was syndicated from Business 2 Community: Top 20 Skills That Will Land You A Job

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