Saturday, 24 December 2011

Writing a CV that Really Works

“This is what I did and this is how well did it”


The objective of a CV is to let the reader/recruiter know few important points about you. These can be:
You can also include following details but I would never suggest you to do that because in most cases the reader may not be interested in this information.
  • Marital status
  • Addresses of where you worked
  • Hobbies and interests
  • References.

Saturday, 3 December 2011

Learn To Market Yourself

“Let your resume speak for you,
use words that matter”

Companies spend billions of dollars each year to advertise their products. Without any look at the previous market impact of the product, it is continuously promoted by putting huge investments. Around the world, television programmes do not run without commercials (source of revenue generating), and sporting events are delayed in order for the viewers to receive ‘a message from our sponsor’.

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Resume Writing Two Rules To Live By

“Position yourself as the no.1 candidate.
Let the competition work to keep pace with you!”

Rule 1 - Perfection Is Mandatory

Visual display and perfection are crucial! The quality and standard of your resume presentation is almost as vital as the material it contains. Quality catches the attention of the reader and will instantly give you an edge over your competitors.

Monday, 7 November 2011

Building Resume: The Structure & The Process

“Do not hire a man who does your work for money,
but him who does it for love of it.”

In the previous articles I discussed a competitive resume, how to write objectives, professional experience and this article will focus on the education, professional & community affiliations, publications, personal information and other sections of the resume.

Thursday, 3 November 2011

Building Resume: How to Write Professional Experiences

“Place your focus on the value you have delivered to your previous employers
and the value you bring to a new organization”
Professional Experience is the section in your resume where you get the chance to draw the attention of the reader by highlighting your work experience, academic career and achievements. You need to give a little more time in writing this section as each word in this section really matters a lot.

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Building Resume: How to Write Objective and Career Summary

"The single most critical element in your job search is to get
your resume out – as many and as quickly as possible.
Let the process be easy!"

In my earlier posts I discussed competitive resume writing and rules for resume writing. In this article we will be discussing the two basic elements of a resume i.e. Objective and Career Summary.

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Rules for Resume Writing

On the one hand, this is often nice. You have got millions of space for creativity and aptitude in presenting your qualifications. On the opposite hand, it usually makes the task tougher. If there aren't any rules, no styles and no tactical, how are you presupposed to recognize what to do? It often becomes a complex and hectic process.