Sunday, 2 October 2011

Resume Writing

Resume Writing

Contact Details

  • Full Name (no nick name please!)
  • Correspondence Address : (Complete address with phone no. and STD Code)
  • Permanent Address : (Complete address with phone no. and STD Code)
  • Cellular No.(if Any)
  • E-mail

Objective:  Your career objective is reflection of your enthusiasm and commitment towards your profession. Objective should be altered for every new job. It should be a translation of the job requirement. Your objective should be with a flexible approach.

Work experience: should be updated and descending order, i.e first the latest and then followed by rest. Mention following under work experience. Designation, responsibilities- duration/tenure – Milestone (if any)
Education Qualification: again in descending order. Mention the following Degree , institution-year-major, subjects, division etc.

Transferable/soft skills: (refer to topic "what makes you wanted in the job market" : sub title : what are transferable skills or soft skills)

Computer/IT skill: knowledge of both software as well as hardware is always welcomed in the corporate world. Maintenance skills will be an added advantage for you mention about your knowledge of internet and typing speed (only if it is more than 30 wpm)

Training and Assignments: Achievement/Award & recognitions, achievement which project you as a winner. The could be anything from debate competition to sports to cultural activities etc. being house captain, head girl/boy and captain of your team conveys that you have leadership qualities and you are a person who can be comfortably working in TEAM.

Assets : your personal qualities that make you a better and efficient human being and a successful professional.

Language known: English, of course, hindi and any other regional or foreign languages.

Volunteer services: if you have given your services for a social cause, do mention it. It conveys that you are a peoples' person who is compassionate and empathetic towards the community.

Interest/hobbies : mention hobbies and make you a better human being e.g a person taking interest in gardening conveys he/she is compassionated. Do not mention hobbies like bird watching, chatting, watching TV or gossiping.

Personal details: Date of birth, gender, nationality (only if applying to an international organization) etc.

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