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Resume writing

  1. 1. RESUME WRITING<br />
  2. 2. TEAM MEMBERS<br />Nirmal K<br />Linkeshwar K<br />Gilbert G<br />Ganesh R<br />Santhosh Raj V<br />
  3. 3. TODAY’S PRESENTATION<br /><ul><li>Introduction
  4. 4. Definition and Types of Resume
  5. 5. Format of a Resume
  6. 6. Job Application Letter
  7. 7. Tips for writing Resume
  8. 8. Conclusion</li></li></ul><li>RESUME<br />DEFINITION OF A RESUME<br />A resume is a document that summarizes your education, experiences, and credentials as they relate to your employment goals. <br /> or<br />Resume is a selective record of an individual’s background. <br />
  9. 9. TYPES OF RESUME<br />
  10. 10. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CURRICULUM VITAE AND RESUME:<br />
  11. 11. FORMAT OF A RESUME <br />
  12. 12. Name :<br /> Address :<br />Mobile No. <br />Email ID :<br />Career Objective :<br />Educational Qualification :<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
  13. 13. Areas of interest :<br />Technical skills : <br />Achievements :<br />Industrial visits undergone :<br />Co-curricular activities :<br />Project Done :<br />Extracurricular activities :<br />Soft skills / Strengths :<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
  14. 14. Personal Details<br />Date of Birth :<br />Gender :<br />Languages Known :<br />Hobbies :<br />References<br />Name :<br />Designation :<br />Address :<br />Contact no. :<br />E-mail id : <br />Date : Signature <br />Place :<br />
  15. 15. CAREER OBJECTIVES<br />DEFINITION<br />A career objective is a short statement that defines the position candidate is seeking, setting the tone for the rest of his/her resume.<br /> The career objective statement, also known as a value statement, usually occupies a space near the top of resume, right under contact information.<br />
  16. 16. CAREER OBJECTIVES<br />The career objective will cover five areas:<br /> Functional area of interest <br /> Type of organization <br /> Level of position <br /> Eventual goals <br /> Size and scope of organization <br />
  17. 17. SAMPLE CAREER OBJECTIVES<br />RESEARCH ANALYST: <br />Interested in joining a market research<br />firm or a market research department as an <br />analyst. Long term goal is a senior management <br />position in research. <br />DATA PROCESSING: <br /> Wish to begin career as a programmer or <br />systems analyst where skills in quantitative and <br />mathematical training can be used. Special interest<br />in marketing and finance applications. <br />
  18. 18. REFERENCE IN A RESUME<br />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. <br />At least three references should be included in a resume.<br />Ask permission from potential references before including them on reference page.<br />
  19. 19. TYPES OF REFERENCE<br />
  20. 20. DETAILS GIVEN IN REFERENCE SECTION <br />The candidate should include the name, company name or department, title or position, address, and telephone number ,e-mail ID of their references.<br />Finally, he/she may include a sentence explaining how they know the person.<br />
  21. 21. NEED FOR REFERENCE IN A RESUME<br />References are a vital part of the hiring process and employers request them to validate information found on resume<br />At least three references should be included in a resume<br />References can upgrade the candidate from “can be selected stage” to “selected stage”.<br />
  22. 22. SAMPLE RESUMES<br />
  23. 23. RESUME RELATED TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING<br />
  24. 24. Name : Manish <br />Address: No.77 ,Sathiya nagar ,Puducherry-10<br />Mobile No. : 9876556789<br />Email ID : manish_pec@gmail.com<br />Career Objective :A full-time permanent position in Mechanical <br /> Engineering with emphasis on product <br /> development, electronic packaging and <br /> manufacturing.<br />Educational Qualification<br />
  25. 25. Areas of interest :IC engines, Combustion and Emissions, Mechanics.<br />Technical skills :AUTOCAD, ANSYS, PRO-E<br />Achievements :Secured first mark in Thermodynamics<br />Industrial visits undergone :Visited MRF & HINDUSTAN Private LTD. in<br /> MARCH 2009<br /> <br />Co-curricular activities :Presented a paper on “RECENT TRENDS IN <br /> CLOUD COMPUTING” at the International <br /> Conference held in VIT on 24th & 25th,FEBRUARY 2010 <br />Project Done : A group project on “TWO STROKE ENGINES “<br />was Submitted in JUNE, 2009<br />Extracurricular activities : NSS, Cricket, Football<br />Soft skills / Strengths : Assertiveness, Leadership skills, Time <br /> management skills <br />Personal Details <br />Date of Birth :25.5.1989<br />Gender :Male<br />Languages Known :Tamil, English and French<br />Hobbies :Drawing, Singing <br />
  26. 26. References <br />Name :Mr. N. Rathinam<br />Designation :Senior lecturer<br />Address :No. 39 Kamban nagar<br /> Puducherry-13<br />Contact No :9635463865<br />Email ID :rathinam_80@pec.edu <br /> <br />Date :19.08.2010 Signature<br />M. Manish<br />Place :Puducherry <br /> <br />
  27. 27. RESUME RELATED TO CIVIL ENGINEERING<br />
  28. 28. Name:K. Sharmila<br />Address:No.84 Kamban Nagar<br />Puducherry-20<br />Mobile No.:9434325674<br />Email ID:sharmi_pondy@gmail.com<br />Career Objective :Seeking to take up managerial position in the field of Civil <br /> Engineering and take challenging, creative and diversified <br /> projects. <br />Educational Qualification<br />
  29. 29. Areas of interest :Soil mechanics, Foundation Engineering, Fluid <br /> mechanics.<br />Technical skills :AutoCAD, MathCAD, Maple, MS office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power point, SAP 2000.<br /> Achievements :Have got best student award in Civil Engineering from <br /> University of Wales <br />Industrial visits undergone:Visited POONDI RESERVOIR at POONDI, CHENNAI as <br /> part of curricular on 23rd Aug -2010.<br /> Co-curricular activities :Presented a paper on” TYPES OF BUILDING “ at <br /> the international conference need in visit on <br /> 24th& 25th ,FEBRUARY 2011<br />Project Done :A group project on MASONRY was submitted in JUNE, 2010<br />Extracurricular activities :NSS, Basketball.<br />Soft skills / Strengths :Assertiveness, Leadership skills, Time management <br /> skills <br />
  30. 30. Personal Details <br />Date of Birth :18.8.1990<br />Gender :Female<br />Languages Known :Tamil, English and Hindi<br />Hobbies :Drawing, Singing <br />References<br />Name :Mr. A.Jagannathan<br />Designation :Lecturer<br />Address :No. 39 Perumal Koil Street<br /> Puducherry-1<br />Contact no :9345435354<br />Email ID:a_j_nathan1957@yahoo.com<br />Date :23.11.2011 Signature<br />K.Sharmila<br />Place :Puducherry <br />
  31. 31. RESUME RELATED TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY<br />
  32. 32. Name :R.Tamizh<br />Address :No.84 Canteen Street<br />Puducherry-1<br />Mobile No. :9500770345<br />Email ID:tamizh_pdy22@gmail.com<br />Career Objective:To obtain a challenging position that allows me to use <br /> my information technology skills, while assisting <br /> (company name)'s success and future growth.<br />Educational Qualification<br />
  33. 33. Areas of interest:IT Governance, Information Security Management, Data <br /> Warehousing.<br />Technical skills:C, C++, JAVA, MS OFFICE SUITE.<br />Achievements :Have got best Programmer award from Pondicherry <br /> University <br />Industrial visits undergone:Visited WIPRO, TCS, HCL on Aug, Sept -2009.<br /> <br />Co-curricular activities :Presented a paper on” JAVA “ at the <br /> international conference held in VIT on 24th<br /> & 25th ,FEBRUARY 2010<br />Project Done: A group project on “DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING” <br /> was submitted in JUNE, 2009<br />Extracurricular activities :NSS, Hockey, Football<br />Soft skills / Strengths : Assertiveness, Leadership skills<br />
  34. 34. Personal Details <br />Date of Birth :18.10.1989<br />Gender :Male<br />Languages Known :Tamil, English and Hindi<br />Hobbies :Drawing, Reading Books <br />References<br />Name :Mr.M.Ezhilarasan<br />Designation :Senior Lecturer<br />Address :No. 44 Aravindar Street<br />Puducherry-1<br />Contact No :9356878121<br />Email ID :mrezhil@pec.edu<br /> <br />Date : 10.10.2010 Signature<br />Place : Puducherry R.Tamizh<br />
  35. 35. TIPS FOR WRITING RESUME<br /><ul><li>Know the purpose of your resume
  36. 36. Make sure to use the right keywords
  37. 37. Proofread it twice
  38. 38. Avoid negativity
  39. 39. Achievements instead of responsibilities
  40. 40. No pictures
  41. 41. Use numbers
  42. 42. One or two pages
  43. 43. Use action verbs</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>No scattered information
  44. 44. Lists all your positions
  45. 45. Careful with sample resume templates
  46. 46. No pronouns
  47. 47. Don’t forget the basics
  48. 48. Don’t include irrelevant information
  49. 49. Back up your qualities and strengths
  50. 50. Put the most important information first</li></li></ul><li>JOB APPLICATION LETTER FORMAT<br />FROM<br />TAMIZH<br />NO.27 CATEEN STREET <br />PUDUCHERRY-605001<br />19 -04-11<br />TO<br />THE HR MANAGER<br />SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS<br />JAWAHARLAL NEHRU STREET<br />CHENNAI-600018<br />
  51. 51. Respected Sir<br />SUB: Application for the post of system analyst<br />In response to your advertisement in THE HINDU dated 19-04-11, I am<br />herewith applying for the post of system analyst.<br />I have completed B.Tech (Information Technology) from Pondicherry<br />Engineering College in April 2010 with a CGPA of 8.4. In addition I <br />have also completed C,C++,JAVA in May 2009 from CSC <br />Computer centre, Puducherry. I also possess good communication skills <br />and people skills.<br />If selected, I assure you that I would work to the best of my ability. <br />Looking forward for an interview at the earliest.<br />Thanking you<br />Yours faithfully<br />R.Tamizh<br />ENCL: Resume <br />
  52. 52. LETTERS<br />DEFINITION<br />SALUTATION <br />COMPLIMENTARY CLOSE<br />
  53. 53. SALUTATION:<br /> FORMAT: <br /><ul><li>Unknown Person : </li></ul> “Dear Sir (or) Madam : (or) , ”<br /><ul><li> Known Person :</li></ul> “ Dear[recipient's given name] : (or), ”<br />
  54. 54. COMPLEMENTARY CLOSE :<br /> USAGE : <br />Yours faithfully, (If you don't know the name of the person you're writing to)<br />Yours sincerely, (If you know the name of the person you're writing to)<br />Best wishes , Best regards , (If the person is a close business contact or friend)<br />
  55. 55. TYPES OF LETTERS<br />
  56. 56.
  57. 57. FULLYBLOCK FORMAT<br />EXAMPLE:<br />
  58. 58. THANK YOU <br />
  59. 59. LAST BUT NOT THE LEAST<br /> SPECIAL THANKS TO<br />
  60. 60. DHANA<br /> BHARATHI<br />

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