You as a person and a professional is important to a hiring manager. When a hiring authority goes through your resume, he or she will actively look for information that proves you to be an eventual contributor to the company.
And where is he or she most likely to obtain this information?
In the skills section – that is, if you have been farsighted enough to create one.
Working at employment specialist position requires some specific skills and abilities. An unskilled individual cannot possibly meet deadlines, or work in a quality conscious manner. When you develop your resume, make sure that you leave some space for the skills section.
This section usually comes right after the objective or summary, as the information in it is vital to decision making on the employer’s part. If you have filled out this section in a proper manner, you can probably look forward to receiving an interview call soon.
A solid skills set does not only bring interviews. It also convinces a hiring manager about you being the best there is to hire, and helps him or her predict how you will contribute to the organization in both long and short terms. Once a prospective employer has this information, he or she will be able to set you apart from all the other candidates who claim that they are experienced and qualified, bringing you on top.
A list of skills for an employment specialist position is given here for your reference:
• Demonstrated ability to engage applicants and develop and maintain a trusting relationship with them
• Effectively able to interview, advise and guide a diverse population of candidates to ascertain employability
• Highly skilled in determining applicants’ eligibility in sync with the requirements of the client
• Well-versed in apprising new employees of their rights, benefits, responsibilities and obligations
• Proven ability to assess applicants’ educational backgrounds, work experience, skills and qualifications, and determine their job readiness
• Track record of efficiently and effectively overseeing the application tracking system, from creation to completion
• Qualified to identify problems and barriers that hinder employability, and assist applicants in resolving and mitigating these barriers
• Competent in providing assistance to interviewers during the interview process, and effectively analyzing information derived from interviews and tests
• Proficient in developing and implementing individualized employment plans in accordance with the requirements of each department
• Adept at developing and ensuring appropriate training programs for all participants involved in a hiring committee
• Documented success in orienting new employees to the processes of the company, as part of their induction program