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R E S U M E  W R I T I N G
 

R E S U M E W R I T I N G

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    R E S U M E  W R I T I N G R E S U M E W R I T I N G Presentation Transcript

    • RESUMEWRITING
    • Primary career marketing device
      Summary or synopsis of our career
      Our very own placement agency
      Important career document
      Our friend
      In our absence it speaks for us, explains our career progression, focuses on our areas of professional and personal strengths and sells us as the ideal person for the applied job.
      What is Resume?
    • Resume is a chronicle of what we are, how we have performed, what are aspirations are and what we can achieve?
    • What do you mean Bio-data, Resume and CV
      BIO-DATA:
      It contains all personal details of a person. Mainly used for matrimonial purpose.
      RESUME:
      Its French meaning “summary”. It is used at professional level, specially for fresher or having less experience. It is used for seeking employment in the private sector. It may begin with a statement about a personal goal, followed by a list of most significant accomplishment.
      CURRICULUM VITAE:
      Latin meaning “course of life”. It is also used at professional level but mainly by experienced ones. It is used for seeking positions in academic institutions. It includes complete and unembellished lists of data such as educational institutions attended, degrees received, positions held, professional affiliations, publications authored, etc.
    • Needed in every professional field
      To win an invite to a job interview
      To support you during the interview
      Guide the interviewer towards those areas in which you are strong
      Purpose of writing Resume
    • Fundamentals of a Well-Written Resume
      • Easy to read/understand = concise/clear
      • Emphasizes business results/accomplishments
      • Not about responsibilities
      • Describes how the business benefited from your work
      • Quantifiable results!
      • Highlights accomplishments relevant to targeted job/career field
    • Resume Mistakes to Avoid
      Careless errors: grammar, spelling, format
      Inconsistent format
      Emphasis on Responsibilities instead of accomplishments results
      Time gaps
      Misrepresenting work/abilities
      Using too much jargon/technical language
      Forgetting to put signatures – shows negligence
    • Identify the types of positions that interest you
      -Job postings, company website, trade magazines
      Identify skills that employers look for in this position
      -Stated requirements, skills, ‘candidate will possess…’
      Tailor resume with work experiences from your background to address those needs
      Put your resume into the best format
      Individualizing your resume
    • Obtain an entry level position with an established company to be able to get a good learning experience for self and contribute to the organization’s purpose with challenging work opportunities.
      An entry level management position to effectively utilize the expertise in human relations, management or project management; marketing and self recruitment and retention.
      To obtain a challenging position that offers opportunity for high achievements, challenge and a good opportunity for growth.
      Examples of objective statement
    • Name
      Address
      Telephone number
      Email address
      Objective
      Academic qualification
      Professional qualification
      Other skills/computer proficiency skills
      Work experience
      Resume format
    • Resume format contd…
      Trainings attended/projects undertaken
      Conferences/seminars attended
      Research publications
      Awards & Achievements
      Extra-curricular activities
      Strengths
      Hobbies
      Personal details