Transferable skills: Does ‘real life’ experience count on your resume? – Women’s Agenda – August 2014

During the recruitment process, managers like to ask questions that give candidates an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and experience. But does it matter if those examples are not strictly work related?

The answer depends on the job, according to Anne-Marie Orrock, director of Corporate Canary HR. “From my experience it really depends on the role and the candidate,” she says.

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