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Some facts about resume...

Some facts about resume...



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    • What is a RESUME….
      • A RESUME is a brief,written summary of our qualification,skills,knowledge &education.The goal of resume is to motivate an employer to interview us.Primarily, a good resume must meet the employers needs & our needs..
      • Remember the above in mind….
      • remember too..
      • there is no one right way to write a resume..
      • There are no hard,fast rules for specific styles,format &content..
    • but try to..
      • Cite number &specifics whenever possible.
      • Write the way we speak.
      • Be honest.
      • Avoid personal pronouns.
      • Make it visually pleasing-margins,bullets etc
      • Use good quality bonded paper.
      • Review final draft with a friend or counselor.
    • What our resume should cover
    • What our resume should cover
      • Type of position we are seeking.
      • Education.
      • Position held,when &where.
      • Scope of responsibilities for each position held.
      • What we can offer an employer( may include in the covering letter )
      • Our knowledge,skills,qualification &talents.
      • Accomplishments.
      • Background training( As relevant &keep brief ).
    • Resume Formats
      • The format we choose should be one which best highlights our work strengths,unique qualifications &skills….
    • Chronological
      • Chronological-
      • Traditional format,described in chronological order.
      • Suitable for those who have gained extensive experience related to career objective.
      • Not good if experience is spotty or a changing carrer fields.
    • Functional
      • Functional
      • Functional-
      • Experience &skills are arranged&described in major skills and knowledge areas.
      • Accomplishments &transferable skills should be highlighted.
      • Advantage-organize our resume that support our objective &focuses on capabilities we may have for a specific job.
    • Targeted
      • This resume is highly focused &lists, abilities& accomplishments directed to specific job objectives.
    • Creative
      • Creative-
      • Most effective for people interested in a career in art,theatre,media or writing.
      • To be used only when creative &individuality is related to the job target
      • Must be extremely well done.
    • Key element of a good resume
      • Identity
      • Carrer Objective
      • Education
      • Qualifications Summary
      • Previous Experience
      • Related Experience
      • Professional Associations,Membership or Activities( optional )
      • References
      • Cover letters are extremely important.Whenever our resume is sent by mail,a cover letter should go along with it.It needs to:
      • Address someone in authority
      • Tell how we became attached to this particular company
      • Demonstrate that we’ve done some “ homework ” on the company.
      • Convey our enthusiasm &commitment(even passion!) for this line of work.
      • Balance professionalism with personal warmth &friendliness.
      • Identify at least one thing about us that is unique- Why should u !
      • Be appropriate to the field we are exploring.
      • Outline specifically what you are asking & offering.
      • Point directly to the next step..
      • Remain as brief &focused as possible.