Tips for Writing Attractive Resume for Freshers

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A resume, by definition is a document prepared with the primary motive of marketing an individual’s skill set, achievements and potential. This document speaks precisely of the qualification, academic and professional, and focuses on the interest area of the candidate.

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Tips for Writing Attractive Resume for Freshers:

Tips for Writing Attractive Resume for Freshers

Pre-plan Your Content For Resume:

Pre-plan Your Content For Resume However, long before this packaging and data piling occurs on the document, much thought, study and planning is required.  Thoughts revolving around what you want to accomplish in your career will result in the answer to the most important question . For a fresher, the professional background holds no value hence narrowing down to an interest area often is a challenge.

Information That Your Resume Must Contain:

Information That Your Resume Must Contain Updated and correct contact information – your full name, address, phone number and email address. Educational qualifications in chronological order – it is better to have this information associated with the names of the institutes that furnished the degrees or certificates. Mention professional qualification and/or training if undertaken.

Formulation Of The Resume:

Formulation Of The Resume There are steps in which you must proceed in order to structure your resume as per planning. In the blank document start out with the margin and selection of fonts and sizes. In case of a document as formal as the resume you have few choices of fonts viz , Times New Roman, Calibri, Arial or Georgia .

 Avoid Unnecessary Formatting:

 Avoid Unnecessary Formatting Avoid unessential capitalisation or use of bold letters. In the next step you select a layout. Layouts are usually of three types – the chronological, the functional and the combinational. In short, the chronological type of resume is for people who have been associated with a single domain since a very long time.

Follow A Pattern:

Follow A Pattern To Follow This Pattern Of Layout You Must Put Down Details Of Your Education, Projects Undertaken For Your Graduation Or Post Graduation Courses, Awards And Achievements In Order. Headings Or Titles Are Always Left Aligned. Use A Single Space Before The Section Content And Double Spacing Before Another Heading.

Use Effective Titles For Headings:

Use Effective Titles For Headings Remember this is where you will be judged. You may add an objective statement. Take care to construct the lines. It should not be a paragraph. One or two lines are sufficient. Try not to sound too vague. It serves as a pointer to the position you want to see yourself in.

Simplicity Is The Best Policy:

Simplicity Is The Best Policy For simplicity use sentences like this: ‘Responsibilities include preparing travel itineraries, booking flight tickets etc’ or ‘ taking calls, categorizing them, resolving the issues etc’. You may also use past tense when you are on a transit.

No Grammar Mistakes:

No Grammar Mistakes Pay attention to sentence constructions and grammar. Ensure that there is zero grammatical error in the document. Make an effort to find out the appropriate expressions and spellings. Here is where you make an impression. Be formal and polite in approach. Also be precise in your statements.

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