Where should the skills section go on a resume?

An Additional Skills section (or Skills section) is a standard component of a resume. Hiring managers expect it, and it can be found on most resume templates you see online. However, the additional skills section should never be placed at the front and center of your document.

How do I make my CV ATS compliant?

To make a resume that is truly compatible with any ATS, you’ll want to optimize your resume with both systems in mind. First, create a “Core Competencies” or “Areas of Expertise” section within your resume professional summary that lists your strongest hard skills and soft skills.

Can your resume beat the bots?

While beautiful resume templates, custom cover letters, and charts may wow a human recruiter, chances are that the ATS bots won’t appreciate the extra effort. Here are Augustine’s fast few tips for keeping it simple: Use a simple, clean design. Stick to a Word document that is compatible with all ATS systems.