In today’s highly competitive world there are many skills you must learn to ensure the job. The most important among them is writing an effective resume. Hiring professional goes through hundreds of resume for one particular position and they allocates hardly 6 to 10 seconds of time to review a profile. From hundreds of resumes there should be something that will catch their eyes at first glance. So you need to write something that gets their attention in that short span of time. A well written and formatted resume tells the employer a lot about your professionalism, and improves the chances for receiving an interview.
Here are a few tips that will help you to improve your resume.
Writing an attractive resume is not a big deal. Remember to keep your resume simple and error free. To make your resume noticeable try to insert good amount of keywords and key skills that are relevant to the job you are applying for.
1)Objective/ Career Aspiration:
Fresher: It should be about your short term goal/Aim in your particular field or a position.
Experienced: It should be about your goal and how your goal helps the organization to grow.
2)Key Strengths: This Section is very important for online applications the number of skills you mention helps recruiters to find your resume easily in job portals.
Fresher: Here you need to mention the tools or software which you have learned, and the skills which you are certified.
Experienced:Here you need to mention the tools or software which you have hands-on experience and the skills which you are certified,or you learned in on job training
Fresher: can avoid this section
Experienced: Need to start with current company experience followed by the previous company experiences in reverse chronological order?
(It mean current company to previous company) .
4)About your Projects:
Fresher: Have to write a little note about the projects which you have done in graduation/ post-graduation. If those projects are related to thejob role you can highlight it more.
Experienced: Depends upon the experience level you can choose this section. If you are in entry level job you can still mention about your college projects, ifyou think that adds value to the position you applied for.
You need to start with highest education to lowest education details which includes the specialization, board or university, Year & Month of passing, percentage or grade.
6)Achievements or skills:
Fresher: You can mention the achievements which you have achieved at school /college level etc.
Experienced: You can mention all the achievements you have achieved in the journey of your experience
Here you need to write about your personal details which includes Father’s name, DOB, Marital Status, Languages known, House address, Email id & Contact Number.
Here you need to declare that the details which you mentioned in the resume are true and correct.
(While providing the hardcopy to the company you need to sign at the bottom of the declaration along with the date).
Follow the above way that will quickly grab the attention of the hiring manager and you’re on the way to land the Job of Your Dreams