Resume is your first impression and first impression counts
Potential of an employer is represented by his/her resume.
Resume tells an employer a great deal about you and yourself.
Where you have been, where you are and where you are headed. Your resume is your friend, if properly prepared. If not, it could be just the thing that loses your opportunity. Use it to your advantage.
Your resume needs to shout (professionally)
“I AM THE ONE YOU WANT ON YOUR TEAM.”
So here some handy tips for a good resume:
- Before you start ,make a list
Make a list, that what you have to add and what not. Make a list of your experiences.
- Highlight the most relevant experiences and skills.
Highlight the skills in which you have command. For example if you have full command on any language then you can highlight that.
- Format your resume: use wide margins, clean type and clear headings. Use of bullets.
- Focus on what you did in the job, not on what your job was.
- Error –free writing: avoid grammatical mistakes.
- Replace your objective heading with “career summary”.
- Keep it professional: your resume is no place for pictures or funny e mail addresses.
- Remember: quality over quantity.
- Be honest: you can be creative, but don’t lie.
- Read your resume, not once but twice.
- Include right keywords.
- Take a reference from other good resumes.