HOW TO WRITE A RESUME
Resume is a document
that speaks about You, and tells why an Employer should choose You
for a job interview. Resume is reviewed before the job interview,
so it is a reflection of yours as an ideal employee with desired
qualification and experience.
Some people stuff their resume with too much information, while others
mention the specific information, but in an unorganized manner. So,
it is very important to know the art of writing a good resume. Resume Service and examples are
available for Resume Help.
What it needs to make a Good Resume:
-What Abilities You Possess, What Qualities You Have, and Your Achievements
in Professional terms.
-Your Previous Jobs, your Academic and Professional Qualification,
etc in a chronological order (based on time period).
We shall discuss above points in Resume Format and Resume Examples Sections also.
are the tips to build a quality Curriculum Vitae:
- Use a Good A-4 Size
- Use same Paper for Cover
- Do not Fold your Resume
- Use the same Size Envelope,
prefer White colored Envelope.
- Use Simple font of size
- Do not use more than
two font styles in your Resume.
- Do not use any Symbol
or Logo on the top of your Resume. You might think it looks
attractive but it does not look professional that way.
- A Resume typically should
be restricted to a page without any irrelevant details.
- Make sure you personalize
your objective for each Organization, e.g. AIR HOSTESS WITH
SINGAPORE AIRLINES, MARKETING EXECUTIVE WITH IBM CORP, etc.
- A Cover letter should
be personalized to specific Organization, you wish to apply
- Do not list References,
write instead that they are available on request. List the References
only if specifically asked.
- Look for the Employer's needs. Portray
Yourself as a Solution to their needs in your resume.
- Write Your Professional Qualifications and
Knowledge first as this section tells the Employer about your
- Then List your Academic
Qualifications in chronological order, starting with recent
Qualification to Previous ones. You may write your Qualification
in order of Relevance, if Your Educational Background is not
directly related to Your Job Skills.
- Write Your Experience in terms of
Quantity if possible. Mention time Period of Work, How well
you performed, Achievements in your performance, highlights o your Career graph.
- Use P-A-R Technique for
stating your Experience. Mention Problem-Action-Result
in your previous Employment. What were your responsibilities,
How You executed your Responsibilities and What Results You
Achieved. This Really impresses the Employer !
- Get You Resume Reviewed
by a Friend. This will help you to get feedback on the language
and content of your Resume.
- Check for the Spelling
Errors, Grammatical Mistakes, Punctuation Problems, Alignment etc.
ALSO CHECK OUT: RESUME
COVER LETTERS | RESUME
TEMPLATES | RESIGNATION
RESUME SAMPLES :
Service Resume Sample | Insurance
Surveyor Resume Sample | IT
Accountant Resume | Sample
Human Resource Resume | Sample
Medical Resume | Sample
Receptionist Resume | Sample
Teaching Resume | Web
Developer Sample Resume
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