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Proper way to add technical skills in resume

Anthony D'Souz
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Joined: Oct 13, 2011
Posts: 65
Hi all,

I used to work on quite a few java technologies as a part of my daily work. I am very good in few of them, average in the others. What is the best way to highlight same in my resume?

I don't want the interviewer to ask expert level question in which I am average. Again, I don't want to end up with not mentioning something which might be an extra advantage to get the job. What is the best way to add skills in resume? I have seen in some of the job portals mentioning sections like Primary Skills and Secondary Skills. Is it a good way to mention skills in resume having these sections?

Kindly advice.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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That works. Or you could list them all equally in the keywords section and then re-mention the expert ones in your job summary section.

Don't worry too much. The interviewer won't assume you are expert in everything mentioned on a resume.

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