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  1. 1. Resume Writing
  2. 2. Resume is required whenever you apply for any job positionRemember that you are not alone applying for the particular job andthere are many others like you All these people write their resumefor acquiring the opportunity Hence, it is your responsibility to makeyour resume stand out from this crowd and get attention from theemployer For this, you need to know the resume writing tipsKnowing these tips, you can definitely design a job winning CV andget noticed by the employer
  3. 3. Resume Length The recommended average length of your resumemust be not more than two pages You must describe all your details
  4. 4. within this limit If you are highly experienced candidate, it isgenerally difficult to list all your previous employment details,possessed skills and qualifications within these two pages In thiscase you don't have to write all your job details in the resumeThis is practically impossible to include all these details in CV limitingthe length to 2 pages Remember that employer is not interested inknowing your job history, but he is more interested in knowing aboutthe skills that you possess and the qualifications that you hold
  5. 5. He is more interested in knowing how efficient you are and howefficiently you can work once you are selected You can list your pastthree experience details in your CV Employer is interested inknowing your fresh knowledge and skills Your experiences earlierthan past three jobs are generally not considered by the employersfor deciding your suitability for job Keep in mind that resume lengthplays a vital role when you are applying for any job position
  6. 6. It is important to list the details that are exactly relevant to yourprospective job profile If you possess less job specific skills, thereare many skills that are possessed by you and these can help in yourprospective work You can frame these skills to match therequirements of your prospective job profile Before writing theresume, first know the skills required for any particular position andthen design your resume accordingly Also the length of the resumedepends on the position you are applying for
  7. 7. If you are applying for the entry level job, your resume should beshort and include the details that directly relate to applied positionEmployers will not have enough time to read your resume completelyas there are many candidates applying for the entry level jobs Whenyou are applying for the managerial or executive level position, thereare less people in the queue The responsibilities of the personworking on such designations are also quite complex Hence, youneed to include all the details that you think are relevant to thisposition
  8. 8. Resume Layout Resume layout is also important factor in designingyour resume You must select the proper resume layout to improvethe visual appearance of your resume Spend sufficient time onchoosing the resume layout for presenting your details Employersreviewing your CV will spend less than a minute reading your detailsYou must make sure that your resume holds the interest of theemployer so that he shortlists you for the further procedure
  9. 9. Also, your CV contains lots of job specific information All thisinformation should be highlighted effectively so that employerconsiders you for the job interview and shortlists your resume YourCV appearance should reflect professionalism and show yourcandidacy Choosing the appropriate layout is another way of gettingattention from the employer and standing out from the crowd