Resume writing

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Resume Format. Difference between CV/Resume and Bio-data.
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  1. 1. Resume Writing and Soft SkillsResume Writing and Soft Skills 11Resume WritingResume WritingSWOT AcademySWOT Academy
  2. 2. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 2SWOT AcademySWOT Academy CV / Resume And Bio-DataCV / Resume And Bio-Data CVCV Curriculum Vitae is a Latin word meaning "course of life".Curriculum Vitae is a Latin word meaning "course of life".It is more detailed than a resume, generally 2 to 3It is more detailed than a resume, generally 2 to 3pages, or even longer as per the requirement.pages, or even longer as per the requirement. ResumeResume Resume is a French word meaning "summary".Resume is a French word meaning "summary".A resume is ideally a summaryA resume is ideally a summaryof ones education, skills and employment when applyingof ones education, skills and employment when applyingfor a new job.for a new job. Bio DataBio Data Bio Data is the short form for Biographical Data and is anBio Data is the short form for Biographical Data and is anarchaic terminology for Resume or C.V.archaic terminology for Resume or C.V. In a bio data, the focus is on personal particulars likeIn a bio data, the focus is on personal particulars likedate of birth, gender, religion, race, nationality,date of birth, gender, religion, race, nationality,residence, marital status, and the like.residence, marital status, and the like. A chronological listing of education and experienceA chronological listing of education and experiencecomes after that.comes after that.
  3. 3. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 3SWOT AcademySWOT Academy Job and a CareerJob and a Career Job:Job:A regular activity performed in exchange for paymentA regular activity performed in exchange for payment A position in which one is currently employed.A position in which one is currently employed. Career:Career: A chosen pursuit; a profession or occupation.A chosen pursuit; a profession or occupation. The general course or progression of ones working lifeThe general course or progression of ones working lifeor ones professional achievements over timeor ones professional achievements over time There is no Career Without a JobThere is no Career Without a Job
  4. 4. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 4SWOT AcademySWOT Academy Why Employers Hire?Why Employers Hire? Employers hire employees for 3 reasonsEmployers hire employees for 3 reasons To solve a problemTo solve a problem To capitalize on an opportunityTo capitalize on an opportunity A combination of bothA combination of both Most resumes fail to answer the employer’s key concernsMost resumes fail to answer the employer’s key concernsand questions.and questions. Do that and you automatically lift your resume into theDo that and you automatically lift your resume into thetop 5%. Thats bound to improve your job searchtop 5%. Thats bound to improve your job searchresultsresults!! Contd…Contd…
  5. 5. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 5SWOT AcademySWOT Academy Why Resume / CV is important?Why Resume / CV is important? Its the summary of your background and CredentialsIts the summary of your background and Credentials Its use is to get you in (Organization, College, University,Its use is to get you in (Organization, College, University,Scholarship etc)Scholarship etc) It will get you an interview,It will get you an interview, not a Jobnot a Job Its yourIts your First ImpressionFirst Impression and can be judged by theand can be judged by theinterviewer in just 15 to 20 seconds.interviewer in just 15 to 20 seconds. Soft Skills are theSoft Skills are the Power ToolsPower Tools in the Resume / CV ofin the Resume / CV ofthe Fresher Candidate and they will grab the attention ofthe Fresher Candidate and they will grab the attention ofthe employer.the employer.
  6. 6. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 6SWOT AcademySWOT Academy Sections of Resume / CVSections of Resume / CV HeaderHeader Name , Address and Contact DetailsName , Address and Contact Details ObjectiveObjective Matching the requirement of the JobMatching the requirement of the Job EducationEducation Project / Practical Experience:Project / Practical Experience: Soft SkillsSoft Skills Interest / HobbiesInterest / Hobbies Extra Curricular ActivitiesExtra Curricular Activities
  7. 7. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 7SWOT AcademySWOT Academy CV / Resumes : DosCV / Resumes : Dos Tell the Truth : Do not lie about experience, length ofTell the Truth : Do not lie about experience, length ofservice, references, education.service, references, education. Researching individual organizations on the internet andResearching individual organizations on the internet andby telephone.by telephone. Do you define your target sector(s)Do you define your target sector(s) ‘Vertical Markets‘Vertical Markets,,Retail, Accountants, Healthcare, Transport, Sports, orRetail, Accountants, Healthcare, Transport, Sports, or‘Horizontally‘Horizontally - Administration, Sales, Financial, Legal,,- Administration, Sales, Financial, Legal,,Production, QC, business management, HR, T & D etcProduction, QC, business management, HR, T & D etc
  8. 8. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 8SWOT AcademySWOT Academy Useful TIPSUseful TIPS Use different objective for the different jobs and avoidUse different objective for the different jobs and avoidusing vague objectives.using vague objectives. Format for writing the educational detailsFormat for writing the educational detailsQualificationQualificationYearYearSchool/CollegeSchool/CollegeSubjetcsSubjetcsGradeGrade/Percents/Percents Provide only one contact detailProvide only one contact detail Do not write your Family Details, Marital Status in theDo not write your Family Details, Marital Status in theResumeResume While mentioning skills use specific points, wellWhile mentioning skills use specific points, wellsupported by numbers and tangible resultssupported by numbers and tangible results Contd..Contd..
  9. 9. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 9SWOT AcademySWOT Academy Useful TIPSUseful TIPS The soft skills like good communication skills, reliability,The soft skills like good communication skills, reliability,team skills, adaptability, personal integrity, selfteam skills, adaptability, personal integrity, selfsupervising, willingness to learn, etcsupervising, willingness to learn, etc Write only those Interests / Hobbies which areWrite only those Interests / Hobbies which aremeaningful and shows some learning. Also givemeaningful and shows some learning. Also givesupporting evidence / examples.supporting evidence / examples. Mentioning the interpersonal skills in resume willMentioning the interpersonal skills in resume willhighlight your personality. The interpersonal skills likehighlight your personality. The interpersonal skills likeeffective listening, interpersonal communication,effective listening, interpersonal communication,negotiating skills, personal appearance, etc.negotiating skills, personal appearance, etc. Writing technical skills in the resume is mandatory.Writing technical skills in the resume is mandatory. Sign on the last page of the Resume / CVSign on the last page of the Resume / CV
  10. 10. Resume Writing and Soft Skills 10SWOT AcademySWOT Academy Thank You !Thank You ! Visit us onVisit us onwww.facebook.com/swot.academy Write to us onWrite to us onswotacademy@gmail.com

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