How To Write Effective Resume
Presented BySudarshan Kumar Patel
What is a RESUME??
A MARKETING TOOL
A way to make you
A summary of
experience that are of
interest to an employer
A tool to land an
Beginning a Resume
Blank Piece of Paper
List Everything!!! Education, experience,
hobbies, projects, activities, career goals,
internships, part-time jobs, etc.
Use as a basic tool to begin the resume writing
Most popular Types of Resumes
List jobs in reverse chronological order-most
recent jobs first.
Organization, location, title, dates
Brief description of job responsibilities
Use action verbs and sentence fragments
Pay attention to verb use
Stress what is relevant to the job objective
Emphasizes skill areas and functions
Useful for people who have a lot of experience
that seems unrelated, or having no “real” work
Identifies skill areas relevant to the career area
Parts of a Resume
Summary of Qualifications
• Omit all personal pronouns (I, Me)
• Provide positive information
• Don’t include personal information, salary
requirements, or geographic preferences
• Emphasize important items: CAPITALIZE, bold,
underline, Italicize to highlight items, but do not over
Proofread the resume TWICE!
Use word processor and laser printer
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