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    I have mostly experience in the entertainment sector and have studied music, but I am trying to find a job in an office. I have skills and experience from my music studies that apply to the job descriptions of an office assistant. But, how would I properly advertise that on a CV and in an interview?
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    emphasisie the transferable skills- emphasise you have the skills, but acquire hem in a different environment
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    (Original post by AnEvolvedApe)
    I have mostly experience in the entertainment sector and have studied music, but I am trying to find a job in an office. I have skills and experience from my music studies that apply to the job descriptions of an office assistant. But, how would I properly advertise that on a CV and in an interview?
    Use the key words in the job description. If they ask for strong communications skills, give a time when you effectively communicated e.c.t
 
 
 
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