A well-presented CV is vital in searching for a new job. It will not only get you the job, but a good CV makes the difference between getting an interview or your application being thrown in the bin. With your CV being one of many, recruiters will only read it for a short space of time, so it is extremely important that it is structured clearly,with common and frequently used words, with your best selling points presented in a logical manner and the most relevant information readily identifiable.
Everybody writes and presents their CV as they like, there is no right or wrong way. However, with these words of advice we will help you produce a clear and concise CV that will increase your chances of being invited for an interview.
Key Attributes of All Resumes
Regardless of the type of resume you create, a number of key elements overlap all successful resumes.
1. Contact Information. postal mailing address, email address, home phone number, cell phone, etc.
2. Objective: your objective i.e in short what you want to see yourself after couple of years.
3. Resume Summery : Its the brief summery of yourself.
4. Experience: Cronological order with the present job in the first place. Mention the accomplishment
5. Education/Training. Include all the pertinent information regarding education, degrees, training, and certifications. Spell out names of degrees. Include the educational institution’s name and location. If currently enrolled in an educational program, list expected graduation month and year.
6. Appearance. The first impression of your resume — and of you as a job-seeker — comes from your resume’s appearance. Your resume should be well-organized with consistent headings, fonts.
7. Avoidance of Typos/Misspellings. Take the time to carefully write, rewrite, and edit your resume. Be sure to meticulously proofread your resume for misspellings and typos.
8. Targeted and focused. Tailor your basic resume to specific jobs and specific employers. There is simply no excuse for having one generic resume anymore.