Resume writing is an art that helps the candidate to write an effective description about
academic achievements and career goal. Resume is the first overview of the candidate’s
profile by the company. Resume should be made after knowing the consideration of the
company’s requirement. It is advisable to overview the company’s requirement before
writing an effective resume. Industry research is another aspect before writing a good
resume. Candidate must have thorough knowledge of industry where he or she wants to
make a career. Before writing a resume there are several points that candidates have to
take in consideration.
There are different ways of resume writing for the different fields such as IT, banking,
bio-technology, finance, health care, marketing, insurance, software and teaching
profession. For different profile the career objectives, skills description, project
undertaken would be different.
In an attractive and efficient sample resumes there care several points that has to be
covered such as:
Career objectives: This is the very first point of the resume that should clearly indicates
what you are looking for in your ideal organization, candidates career goal and a clear
vision of their work behavior needs to be reflected in it.
Educational qualifications: As per the new format of resume writing unlike previous way
of writing the educational description need not to be come in the table format. The new
format is compiled in such a way that the highest education comes first, then the second
highest and at last the lowest qualification.
• Passed Masters in computer application with 90% marks in 2010.
• Passed Bachelors in science with Computer Applications in 2008 with 85%
• Passed HSC with 88% marks in 2007.
• Passed SSC with 91% marks in 2005.
Other achievements: Along with the educational qualification candidate has to mention
other achievements such as in sports as well as the participation in social events.
Project: The project that one has completed in the graduation or post graduation.
Skills: Full description of the required skill set should be mentioned. It is advisable for
the candidate to match their skill set as per the company’s requirement.
Experience: This section is for someone who has the required experience. Job seeker
needs to describe his/her previous job profile, name of the organization and how many
years he or she has served, If person is involved in more than one role he/she needs to
describe their full job responsibility.
This should be noted that there is a slight difference between a resume templates and
curriculum vitae. Resume is basically composed of one or two pages however curriculum
vitae is longer (with two or more pages).Curriculum Vitae commonly known as CV has
more detailed synopsis. It has a detailed description of scientific research work,
fellowship, area of specialization, professional association and detailed information
relevant to the position you are applying for.
In Europe Curriculum Vitae is primarily used for the international academics, research
work, technical skills description, internship and fellowship. CV is more organized and
systematic way of writing academic record with all the relevant information. If the
candidate has a vast amount of experience it is advisable to make curriculum vitae instead