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Definition and Types of Resume
Format of a Resume
Job Application Letter
Tips for writing Resume
RESUME DEFINITION OF A RESUME A resume is a document that summarizes your education, experiences, and credentials as they relate to your employment goals. or Resume is a selective record of an individual’s background.
TYPES OF RESUME
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CURRICULUM VITAE AND RESUME:
FORMAT OF A RESUME
Name : Address : Mobile No. Email ID : Career Objective : Educational Qualification :
Personal Details Date of Birth : Gender : Languages Known : Hobbies : References Name : Designation : Address : Contact no. : E-mail id : Date : Signature Place :
CAREER OBJECTIVES DEFINITION A career objective is a short statement that defines the position candidate is seeking, setting the tone for the rest of his/her resume. The career objective statement, also known as a value statement, usually occupies a space near the top of resume, right under contact information.
CAREER OBJECTIVES The career objective will cover five areas: Functional area of interest Type of organization Level of position Eventual goals Size and scope of organization
SAMPLE CAREER OBJECTIVES RESEARCH ANALYST: Interested in joining a market research firm or a market research department as an analyst. Long term goal is a senior management position in research. DATA PROCESSING: Wish to begin career as a programmer or systems analyst where skills in quantitative and mathematical training can be used. Special interest in marketing and finance applications.
REFERENCE IN A RESUME References are individuals who know the candidate fairly well and who can vouch for his/her ability to work hard and do well at a position for which he/she is applying. At least three references should be included in a resume. Ask permission from potential references before including them on reference page.
TYPES OF REFERENCE
DETAILS GIVEN IN REFERENCE SECTION The candidate should include the name, company name or department, title or position, address, and telephone number ,e-mail ID of their references. Finally, he/she may include a sentence explaining how they know the person.
NEED FOR REFERENCE IN A RESUME References are a vital part of the hiring process and employers request them to validate information found on resume At least three references should be included in a resume References can upgrade the candidate from “can be selected stage” to “selected stage”.
RESUME RELATED TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Name : Manish Address: No.77 ,Sathiya nagar ,Puducherry-10 Mobile No. : 9876556789 Email ID : email@example.com Career Objective :A full-time permanent position in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on product development, electronic packaging and manufacturing. Educational Qualification
Areas of interest :IC engines, Combustion and Emissions, Mechanics. Technical skills :AUTOCAD, ANSYS, PRO-E Achievements :Secured first mark in Thermodynamics Industrial visits undergone :Visited MRF & HINDUSTAN Private LTD. in MARCH 2009
Co-curricular activities :Presented a paper on “RECENT TRENDS IN CLOUD COMPUTING” at the International Conference held in VIT on 24th & 25th,FEBRUARY 2010 Project Done : A group project on “TWO STROKE ENGINES “ was Submitted in JUNE, 2009 Extracurricular activities : NSS, Cricket, Football Soft skills / Strengths : Assertiveness, Leadership skills, Time management skills Personal Details Date of Birth :25.5.1989 Gender :Male Languages Known :Tamil, English and French Hobbies :Drawing, Singing
References Name :Mr. N. Rathinam Designation :Senior lecturer Address :No. 39 Kamban nagar Puducherry-13 Contact No :9635463865 Email ID :firstname.lastname@example.org
Date :19.08.2010 Signature M. Manish Place :Puducherry
RESUME RELATED TO CIVIL ENGINEERING
Name:K. Sharmila Address:No.84 Kamban Nagar Puducherry-20 Mobile No.:9434325674 Email ID:email@example.com Career Objective :Seeking to take up managerial position in the field of Civil Engineering and take challenging, creative and diversified projects. Educational Qualification
Areas of interest :Soil mechanics, Foundation Engineering, Fluid mechanics. Technical skills :AutoCAD, MathCAD, Maple, MS office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power point, SAP 2000. Achievements :Have got best student award in Civil Engineering from University of Wales Industrial visits undergone:Visited POONDI RESERVOIR at POONDI, CHENNAI as part of curricular on 23rd Aug -2010. Co-curricular activities :Presented a paper on” TYPES OF BUILDING “ at the international conference need in visit on 24th& 25th ,FEBRUARY 2011 Project Done :A group project on MASONRY was submitted in JUNE, 2010 Extracurricular activities :NSS, Basketball. Soft skills / Strengths :Assertiveness, Leadership skills, Time management skills
Personal Details Date of Birth :18.8.1990 Gender :Female Languages Known :Tamil, English and Hindi Hobbies :Drawing, Singing References Name :Mr. A.Jagannathan Designation :Lecturer Address :No. 39 Perumal Koil Street Puducherry-1 Contact no :9345435354 Email ID:firstname.lastname@example.org Date :23.11.2011 Signature K.Sharmila Place :Puducherry
RESUME RELATED TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Name :R.Tamizh Address :No.84 Canteen Street Puducherry-1 Mobile No. :9500770345 Email ID:email@example.com Career Objective:To obtain a challenging position that allows me to use my information technology skills, while assisting (company name)'s success and future growth. Educational Qualification
Areas of interest:IT Governance, Information Security Management, Data Warehousing. Technical skills:C, C++, JAVA, MS OFFICE SUITE. Achievements :Have got best Programmer award from Pondicherry University Industrial visits undergone:Visited WIPRO, TCS, HCL on Aug, Sept -2009.
Co-curricular activities :Presented a paper on” JAVA “ at the international conference held in VIT on 24th & 25th ,FEBRUARY 2010 Project Done: A group project on “DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING” was submitted in JUNE, 2009 Extracurricular activities :NSS, Hockey, Football Soft skills / Strengths : Assertiveness, Leadership skills
Personal Details Date of Birth :18.10.1989 Gender :Male Languages Known :Tamil, English and Hindi Hobbies :Drawing, Reading Books References Name :Mr.M.Ezhilarasan Designation :Senior Lecturer Address :No. 44 Aravindar Street Puducherry-1 Contact No :9356878121 Email ID :firstname.lastname@example.org
Date : 10.10.2010 Signature Place : Puducherry R.Tamizh
TIPS FOR WRITING RESUME
Know the purpose of your resume
Make sure to use the right keywords
Proofread it twice
Achievements instead of responsibilities
One or two pages
Use action verbs
No scattered information
Lists all your positions
Careful with sample resume templates
Don’t forget the basics
Don’t include irrelevant information
Back up your qualities and strengths
Put the most important information first
JOB APPLICATION LETTER FORMAT FROM TAMIZH NO.27 CATEEN STREET PUDUCHERRY-605001 19 -04-11 TO THE HR MANAGER SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS JAWAHARLAL NEHRU STREET CHENNAI-600018
Respected Sir SUB: Application for the post of system analyst In response to your advertisement in THE HINDU dated 19-04-11, I am herewith applying for the post of system analyst. I have completed B.Tech (Information Technology) from Pondicherry Engineering College in April 2010 with a CGPA of 8.4. In addition I have also completed C,C++,JAVA in May 2009 from CSC Computer centre, Puducherry. I also possess good communication skills and people skills. If selected, I assure you that I would work to the best of my ability. Looking forward for an interview at the earliest. Thanking you Yours faithfully R.Tamizh ENCL: Resume
LETTERS DEFINITION SALUTATION COMPLIMENTARY CLOSE
Unknown Person :
“Dear Sir (or) Madam : (or) , ”
Known Person :
“ Dear[recipient's given name] : (or), ”
COMPLEMENTARY CLOSE : USAGE : Yours faithfully, (If you don't know the name of the person you're writing to) Yours sincerely, (If you know the name of the person you're writing to) Best wishes , Best regards , (If the person is a close business contact or friend)