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RESUME TIPS & SUBMISSION

Writing an effective and creative resume that gets results can be a daunting task, but if few of the simple things are taken care of, your chances of being short listed for the interview enhances significantly.
Here are a few of the tips that will be immensely beneficial for any candidate, irrespective of the industry or organization to be applying to.  These are some basic things that make a lasting impression:

Resume Tip

Gather and Check All Necessary Information:
Write down headings such as EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, ACTIVITIES.

EDUCATION

List degrees and month/year obtained or expected; names and locations of schools; major and marks/grades scored.  A brief summary of important courses you've taken might also be helpful.

EXPERIENCE

List the month/years you worked, position, name and location of employer or place, and responsibilities you had.

SKILLS

List computer languages and software, communication (including languages), leadership, or athletic, among others.

ACTIVITIES

List academic, professional organizations of which you are currently a member; Organize the Resume Effectively.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Top center of first page. Name (no title); addresses; phone numbers; e-mail and/or fax addresses (optional); citizenship if applicable.

EXPERIENCE

Here, you can use one of two formats:

Functional

To emphasize skills and talents, cluster your experience under headings that highlights these skills.

Chronological

To emphasize work experience, list jobs beginning with the most recent.

CONTENT

  • Name is at the top of the page: highlighted by slightly larger font size, bolding, and/or underlining.

  • Address and phone number's are complete and correct, with PIN codes, and are well-placed in relation to name.

  • All entries highlight a capability or accomplishment.

  • Repetition of words or phrases is kept to a minimum.

  • Capitalization, punctuation, and date formats are consistent.

  • There are NO typos or spelling errors.

ORGANIZATION

  • Your best assets, whether education, experience, or skills, are listed first.

  • The page can be easily reviewed: categories are clear, text is indented.

  • The dates of employment are easy to find and consistently formatted.

  • Your name is printed at the top of each page.

  • Justification creates awkward white spaces.

All the best...

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