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
Gather and Check All Necessary
Write down headings such as
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, ACTIVITIES.
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
List the month/years you
worked, position, name and location of employer or
place, and responsibilities you had.
List computer languages and
software, communication (including languages),
leadership, or athletic, among others.
List academic, professional
organizations of which you are currently a member;
Organize the Resume Effectively.
Top center of first page. Name
(no title); addresses; phone numbers; e-mail and/or
fax addresses (optional); citizenship if applicable.
you can use one of two
To emphasize skills and
talents, cluster your experience under headings that
highlights these skills.
To emphasize work experience,
list jobs beginning with the most recent.
is at the top of the page: highlighted by
slightly larger font size, bolding, and/or
Address and phone number's are complete and
correct, with PIN codes, and are well-placed in
relation to name.
entries highlight a capability or
Repetition of words or phrases is kept to a
Capitalization, punctuation, and date formats
There are NO typos or spelling errors.
Your best assets, whether
education, experience, or skills, are listed
The page can be easily
reviewed: categories are clear, text is
The dates of employment are
easy to find and consistently formatted.
Your name is printed at the
top of each page.
awkward white spaces.
All the best...
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