How to write an effective resume

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How to write an effective resume

  1. 1. Empowering youth through proper guidance is the best way of supportingthe community www.careerguidancecouncil.org www.facebook.com/careerguidancecouncil
  2. 2. How to Write an Effective Resume Mohammad Afroz afroz@careerguidancecouncil.org07:19 AM
  3. 3. Pay Attention07:19 AM
  4. 4. KNOW YOURSELF BETTER • The first step in preparing for an interview is to do a thorough self-assessment - to prepare your resume & to know what you have to offer an employer • It will help you to market yourself to employers at any time during the interview process. About Yourself The interviewer wants to know •Your Qualification • Your Experience •Who is he right now? • Personal values •What he has done in • Your Technical & the past? Generic Skills •What will he be doing • Your Career Goal & Employment in future? Preferences07:19 AM
  5. 5. I am a Fresher07:19 AM
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  7. 7. I am a Fresher07:19 AM
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  9. 9. CREATING YOUR RESUMEWhat if you dont quite have your degree or credentials yet?You can say use few examples like: •Graduate studies in Instructional Design, in progress/Final Year •Masters Degree anticipated June 2013
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  13. 13. Reverse chronological order categories, — within List education and work experiences starting with the most recent first07:19 AM
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  15. 15. One size One size doesnt doesnt fit all fitemployment market is changing allemployment market is changing allthe time and so have resumesthe time and so have resumes07:19 AM
  16. 16. So Keep your resume updated …and your skills too07:19 AM
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  18. 18. DON’T07:19 AM
  19. 19. DON’T07:19 AM
  20. 20. Cover Letter • A cover letter is a sales letter that sells you as a candidate. • Winning cover letter tips include emphasizing your top accomplishments or creating subheadings culled from the job posting. • For example: – Your Ad Specifies: Communication skills – I Offer: Five years of public speaking experience and an extensive background in executive-level report.07:19 AM
  21. 21. DON’T07:19 AM
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  23. 23. Bad hires are bad for business07:19 AM
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  25. 25. www.careerguidancecouncil.orgwww.facebook.com/careerguidancecouncil afroz@careerguidancecouncil.org afroz@careerguidancecouncil.org
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