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Profile creating

  1. 1. How to Create a Profile Padmanaban R
  2. 2. First rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>To maximize your chances for an interview, your profile should capture a person’s attention in 30 seconds. </li></ul><ul><li>Your profile must be professional presented in a way that indicates that you are an ideal candidate for the job </li></ul>
  3. 3. First rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>Try to match the JD as closely as you can. </li></ul><ul><li>Your profile should show that you have right skills, experience, behavior, and attitude, which the employer is looking to employ. </li></ul>
  4. 4. First rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>Remember, the employer is recruiting your skills and not you or your ego </li></ul><ul><li>Research the job you are applying for. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Second rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>To demonstrate your ability to communicate your ideas in a business sense clearly. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your profile simple, concise, easy to read and tailored made one. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Second rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>If you find it difficult to tailor your profile to the requirement then perhaps this job isn’t for you. </li></ul><ul><li>There is no point in chasing a job you don’t possess its required skills. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Second rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>Lying in your resume is a strategic mistake that you might regret for the rest of your career at the wrong job. </li></ul><ul><li>Be Specific. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Third rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>Should avoid your ego in your profile. </li></ul><ul><li>Need to emphasize your unique skills, characteristics and achievements. </li></ul><ul><li>Assertive emphasize and strong presentation are good. </li></ul><ul><li>Get Right to the point. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Third rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>Potential employers are looking for results oriented employees who save time and reduces cost. </li></ul><ul><li>Never include job duties on your resume if you cannot follow them up with the results that was produced . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Third rule of Profile Creating <ul><li>When writing a JD always use past-tense verbs. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow this rule even when writing about your current job. </li></ul><ul><li>This creates consistency throughout your profile. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Profile Components <ul><li>Contact Heading. </li></ul><ul><li>Career Objective. </li></ul><ul><li>Summary Statement. </li></ul><ul><li>Work History. </li></ul><ul><li>Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Optional Information. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Contact Heading <ul><li>The header of your profile should included your name, address, phone number, and email-address, if you regularly use it. </li></ul><ul><li>When submitting a paper version of your profile, it is visually appealing to use a larger font for your name. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Contact Heading <ul><li>Include both a local and permanent address and address and a phone number so that an employer can easily reach you. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Career Objective <ul><li>Your career objective allows the recruiter to know if you are suited for specific position. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also an opportunity for you to market yourself by mentioning your skills and motivation. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Summary Statement <ul><li>Customize your resume for each prospective employer and use keywords found in the job description. </li></ul><ul><li>When writing your profile and job description don’t use “I” or lofty language, and long sentences. </li></ul><ul><li>Once you are finished, have someone proofread your profile. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Work History <ul><li>The way you structure the “experience” section will depend on what you are looking for and what you have done. </li></ul><ul><li>This section lists in chronological order the position you held, name and locations of employers, and dates employed. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Work History <ul><li>You should also list responsibilities, achievements, significant contributions and demonstrated skills. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Education History <ul><li>List all college degrees, relevant courses or workshops, and internal or corporate training course completed. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Optional Information <ul><li>Include only what is relevant to the position. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Select the Right Format <ul><li>Selecting the formats is a major strategic decision; chronological, function or a combination of both. </li></ul><ul><li>The chronological profile format is widely preferred by employers, and works well if you’re staying in the same field. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Profile Format Do’s <ul><li>When using a chronological profile, list your most recent job first followed by your additional work experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Use bulleted statements, not paragraphs to describe your job duties. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Profile Format Do’s <ul><li>If there are any gaps between jobs, make sure you list what you were doing between each job. </li></ul><ul><li>Use professional easy to read typeface, white or ivory bond sheet and black ink. </li></ul><ul><li>Reference available on request. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Profile Format Don’ts <ul><li>Don’t use gimmicks. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t list reference. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t include an objective on your profile, unless it is written specifically for the position for which you are applying. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Writing Style Don’ts <ul><li>Don’t use “I”, the first person pronoun, in your profile. It is understood. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use lofty language, long sentence or big word. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t overuse professional jargon or abbreviations. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use puns or clever wordplays. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Profile Content Do’s <ul><li>Don’t use “I”, the first person pronoun, in your profile. It is understood. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use lofty language, long sentence or big word. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t overuse professional jargon or abbreviations. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use puns or clever wordplays. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Profile Content Do’s <ul><li>Be accurate and truthful. </li></ul><ul><li>Describe your significant at each of yours jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>Customize your profile for each prospective employer. </li></ul><ul><li>Use keywords found in the job description in your profile. </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>