Career Articles

Best Skills to List on Your Resume (and Some Skills to Exclude)

February 20, 2020

Reflecting in-demand qualifications on your resume is key.

By Robin Reshwan

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN will change jobs around 10 times in their adult life. The hard truth of a modern career is that all of us will need to showcase our capabilities 20 to 40 times to secure those 10 roles. The first step of almost every interview process is to submit a resume. With so much riding on that first impression, reflecting targeted skills in your resume is key. Here are some in-demand skills and abilities to include on your resume.

Establishing a Professional Network

September 04, 2019
Here at the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association, we are here to help connect you to the extensive Aggie network across the globe.

Acing the Job Interview

September 03, 2019
These resources from the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association will prepare you for even the toughest interview questions.

Find the Right Job

September 03, 2019
These resources from the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association will prepare you for even the toughest interview questions.

How to Stand Out in a Competitive Job Market

September 03, 2019
In today’s competitive market, an effective resume and cover letter needs to be a focused, concise summary of your qualifications, customized for the specific position for which you are applying.

What to Expect in a Second Interview

August 23, 2019
Raise your hand if you remember Shalamar's '70s hit "The Second Time Around." According to the lyrics, when it comes to romantic love, "the second time is so much better, baby."