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    • Resume
      • Summary of education, skills accomplishments, experience
      • Aim of the resume is to get an interview
      • A well-written resume single most important factor in getting job
      • Resume is a one-of-its-kind marketing communication
    • Resume
      • Resume tool with a specific purpose-to win an interview
      • Great resume points out the benefits and advantages you bring to the firm
      • Whets the appetite, create interest
      • Is NOT a history of your past
    • How to knock the socks off a prospective employer
      • Only one resume in 200 granted an interview
      • Resumes scanned quickly, not read
      • Review, summarize and present experiences and achievement on one page
      • Brief and concise
    • Cover Letter
      • Effective resume has two sections
      • In the first, assertions about abilities, qualities and achievements
      • Write powerful, honest advertising copy
      • This is the covering letter
      • In the first paragraph, draw attention to key requirements, say you meet them
      • Middle portion summarises skills set, experience, attributes
    • Cover Letter
      • Cover letter has four distinct functions
      • 1. Tell the employer where you heard of the opportunity
      • 2. Make a formal application.
      • 3. Tell the employer something about your qualities and qualifications.
      • 4. Ask for an interview.
      • Second section is evidence section
      • Provide evidence, list and describe jobs
      • This section is the C.V.
    • Curriculum Vitae
      • Before preparing C.V. do self-assessment
      • Outline skills,abilities, extra-curricular activities
      • All contact information at the top of the resume.
      • Use a permanent address.
      • Use a permanent telephone number and include the area code.
    • Curriculum Vitae
      •   Choose an e-mail address that sounds professional
      • Include web site address if the web page reflects your professional ambitions.
      • First major topic of resume should be the objective line
      • Demonstrates your clarity of direction
      • Tells potential employers the sort of work you hope to do.
    • Career Objective
      • Tailor your objective to each employer you target/every job you seek.
      • Be specific about the job you want
      • Here's how to write your objective
      • An xxx position in an organization where yyy and zzz would be needed (or, in an organization seeking yyy and zzz).
    • Career Objective
      • Xxx is the name of the position you are applying for
      • Yyy and zzz are the most compelling qualities, abilities or achievements that make you stand out
      • Ex:- 1. To obtain an entry-level position within a financial institution requiring strong analytical and organizational skill.
    • Career Objective
      • 2. Vice president of marketing in an organization where a strong track record of expanding market share and internet savvy is needed.
      • 3.Senior staff position with a bank that offers the opportunity to use my expertise in commercial real estate lending and strategic management.
      • 4.An entry-level position in the hospitality industry where a background in advertising and public relations would be needed.
      • 5.A position teaching English as a second language where a special ability to motivate and communicate effectively with students would be needed.
    • Resume
      • Education
      • New graduates list their educational information first.
      • Alumni list it after the work experience section.
      • most recent educational information is listed first.
      • Include your degree, major, institution attended,
      • university, GPA,academic honors
    • Resume
      • Work Experience
      • Brief overview of work that has taught you skills
      • Use action words, reverse chronological order
      • Title of position,
      • Name of organization
      • Location of work (town, state)
      • Dates of employment
      • Describe work responsibilities with emphasis on specific skills and achievements.
    • Project Details
      • While describing SIP, include the following
      • Company/ organisation where the project was undertaken
      • Aim/objective of the project
      • Which business functions, processes, concepts were used
      • Achievements and contribution to the company
    • Resume
      • Other information
      • Key or special skills or competencies
      • Leadership experience in volunteer organizations
      • Participation in sports.
      • References
    • Resume Checkup
      • Content:
      • Run a spell check
      • Get a friend to do a grammar review, proofread
      • Design:
      • Use white or off-white paper
      • Use 8-1/2- x 11-inch paper
      • Print on one side of the paper
      • Use a font size of 10 to 14 points
      • Use nondecorative typefaces
    • Resume Checkup
      • Choose one typeface and stick to it.
      • Avoid italics, script, and underlined words.
      • Do not use horizontal or vertical lines, graphics, or shading.
      • No abbreviations or acronyms
      • Do not fold or staple your resume.
      • If you must mail your resume, put it in a large envelope.
    • Guidelines for better presentation
      • Simple clean structure. Very easy to read. Symmetrical. Balanced. Not crowded.
      • uniformity and consistency in the use of italics, capital letters, bullets, boldface, and underlining.
      • Absolute parallelism in design decisions.
      • There are absolutely no errors
    • Guidelines for better presentation
      • All the basic, expected information is included
      • Jobs listed include a title, the name of the firm, the city and state of the firm, and the years.
      • It is targeted, It has focus.
      • Strengths are highlighted / weaknesses de-emphasized.
    • What Employers Want
      • job candidates who have excellent
      • communication skills, good
      • grooming habits, and relevant work
      • experience.
    • Top 10 Qualities Employers Seek
      • Top 10 Qualities Employers Seek
      • Communication skills (verbal and written)
      • Honesty/integrity
      • Teamwork skills (works well with others)
      • Interpersonal skills (relates well to others)
      • Motivation/initiative
      • Strong work ethic
      • Analytical skills
      • Flexibility/adaptability
      • Computer skills
      • Organizational skills