One of the most overlooked skill sets is the ability to read, synthesize and report! For many years skills were measured as things that we could physically perform. Reading and writing were not considered to be "skills". At best they were labeled as soft skills - skills that were for English or Sociology graduates. They were not considered important. The late 20th and the new 21st century have changed all that.
These are essential tools for people in some of the following areas:
When you are applying for a position, it is frequently to a person who is older than yourself. That person is frequently busy managing the operations of the organization and does not have the time to create presentations and reports. S/he needs a person to research and write the draft reports.
"Putting the resume together with you showed me how to describe my job experiences, quantify my skills, talk about how I use those skills and how to market myself by presenting them on paper - which up until then I had not been able to do…. Leslie Ann S