Parts Of A Resume
A successful resume that gets you an interview. period.
If you get each one perfect, you will get a very successful resume!
Listed below are some parts of a resume and what how you can write that PERFECT resume!
What should the Objective of the resume do?
The Objective should tell the recruiter very, very clearly what is it that you are looking for. It should be able to break away from the clutter. It should be precise, effective and make the recruiter want to separate your resume from the whole batch he has in front of him.
What should you write on it?
Skill Set / Key Skills
Key skills or skill set are used like tags.
Learn how these are used to quickly filter applications and why you have to get them right in order to get your resume selected.
Also known as Areas of Expertise/ Expertise Forte.
As the world progresses towards domain expertise and every field gains experts in niches and micro-niches, this quickly sets the tone for what you are and what you bring to the table.
The meat of your resume!
Think about it this way, if you could only talk about one thing on your resume what would it be? Exactly.
It is also the one thing recruiters go to first.
Awards and accolades are a validation and acknowledgment of your work and contribution by an outside agency/body/board etc.
These provide depth to your profile and in some cases, these could be the Aces in your pack!
Click here to see How To Write Your Accolades /Awards on Your Resume
Hobbies & Interests
Hobbies and Interests are something to talk about, a window into your personality, that is beyond the standard work stuff.
These are things you are supposed to be passionate about.
You should be using this extensively to not just market yourself, but also to steer the direction the interview takes.
Read more to know How To Write Hobbies & Interests On Your Resume
A resume is incomplete without these, yet it is something with gets the least attention from resume writers and candidates.
Here is a simple, yet effective guideline to make sure this is error-free and accurate.
Click here to see How To Write Personal Details On Your Resume
Every resume should have one, until specifically mentioned against in the advertisement or guidelines to apply.
What is a good photograph to have?
Leave them off the resume but if you must have them, read this first.
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