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Resume & letter covering


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through this PPT u can learn how to create your Resume or CV and cover letter for applying for a job in a company

through this PPT u can learn how to create your Resume or CV and cover letter for applying for a job in a company

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  • 1. Resume & Cover Letter
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  • 3. Your Resume Is The Road To Success….
    • How to Prepare an Effective Resume????
  • 4.
    • A Resume is a written document that lists your work experience, skills and educational background. The resume is comparable to a Curriculum Vitae (CV) in many countries. Resumes can be used for a variety of reasons but most often to secure new employment. A typical resume contains a summary of relevant job experience and education. In Simple Words, Resume is a document that enlists Applicants Name, Training & Experience for the purpose of securing a job.
  • 5. The Content Of Your Resume Name, Address, Telephone Number, E-Mail Address All your contact information should go at the top of your Resume
    • Avoid nicknames.
    • Use a permanent address. Use your parents' address, a friend's address, or the address you plan to use after graduation.
    • Use a permanent telephone number and include the area code. If you have an answering machine, record a neutral greeting.
    • Add your e-mail address. Many employers will find it useful. (Note: Choose an e-mail address that sounds professional.)
  • 6. Important Preliminary Steps
    • Self-Assess : What are your skills, interests, values?
    • Identify Specific Career Fields of Interest: Which are a good fit for you?
    • Research the career fields:
      • Identify the specific language of the fields
      • Identify the skills of the fields like Job specific skills
  • 7. Types Of Resume Functional Chronological Combination Resume
  • 8. Picking A Resume Style Which Best Presents Your Qualifications
    • Chronological: Represents your experience in a date order with the most recent/relevant experience first.
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    • 2. Functional : Emphasizes qualifications according to categories using job-related skills. Work experience is placed under different skill categories, not under specific positions.
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    • 3. Combination :
    • Mixes both Chronological and Functional.
  • 11. Now What Is The Difference Between Resume & Curriculum Vitae???
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  • 14. Cover Letter
  • 15. Meaning
    • A Cover Letter is a letter of introduction that attached to another document such as Resume or Curriculum Vitae. A cover letter is also called Covering Letter, Motivation Letter, Motivational Letter or Letter of Motivation.
  • 16. Cover Letter Format
  • 17. Importance Of An Cover Letter
    • Don’t Neglect How Important It Is!!!!
    • The importance of an accompanying cover letter is often overlooked. It is all very well to have a brilliant CV but if it is not complemented by cover letter, which adds a personal touch to a very factual document, you will be letting both yourself & your application down. Your cover letter should be an extension of your Resume or CV.
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    • For Example…
    • It is like you are going to abroad and forgetting to pack your passport. So Cover letter with your CV or Resume as important as passport to go to abroad.
  • 19. Reasons To Use Cover Letter
    • A cover letter introduces you as an individual and provides you with an opportunity to present your character & personality to a prospective employer before speaking with them.
    • It provides you with an opportunity to expand on the information provided in your CV or Resume.
  • 20. Continue…
    • It shows that you are serious about the opportunity.
    • It demonstrates good communication skills.
    • If done properly, it can set you apart from other applicants & increase your chances of being invited to interview.
    • It provides you with a further chance to sell yourself.
  • 21. Value Of A Cover Letter
    • Most people spend many hours constructing their CV. It is surprising that how many of these people overlook the importance of the document that should accompany & introduce their CV, i.e. Cover letter.
    • In the Current market that is becoming more competitive, neglecting to include a cover letter is a big mistake .
  • 22. Marks Of Good Cover Letter
    • Personalize your letter.
    • Well laid out & constructed.
    • Address the criteria that the position advertises.
    • Show interest for the company and the role.
    • Reason for writing.
    • Let your cover letter help you stand out.
  • 23. Mistakes That Must Be Avoided
    • As with a CV, your cover letter must be double or triple checked to ensure there are no spelling or grammatical mistakes.
    • Avoid sending a letter that looks like it has been mass mailed. This will angry a prospective employer.
    • Do not apply for a role that you are clearly unqualified for or you have little knowledge of that role.
  • 24. Any Queries????
  • 25. Presented By: Rauneet Chopra