For most of the jobs you need to prepare Resume. It is a document that you put together to sell your skills and experience to the recruitment agencies when you are trying to get a specific job. Employers select their employees looking at their resume. The resume is your first impression to a prospective employer. Therefore, it needs to be well-written, factual, and relevant to the position. The goal of a resume is not to get a job, it is to get an interview. All content should be focused on that goal

It is always essential to consider these four main points while preparing a resume:

  1. Character - Who are you? What makes you unique?
  2. Purpose - What do you want? Why are you applying for this job?
  3. Experience - What have you done? How are you qualified for this position?
  4. Potential - What skills do you possess? Can you apply them to the position?

# following sections that should always be included in a Resume:

  • Heading - Contact Information

Includes Full Name, contact number and email address

  • Professional Resume Summary

Include a convincing snapshot of your skills and experience is favored by recruiters.

  • Work/Employment Experience – including selected accomplishments

Include with most recent job first and work your way backwards, detail out your professional position within the last 15years if relevant.

List the following information for each role you held:

    • Company Name
    • Job Title: If your title is very specific to your organization, you can include a translation of sorts in parentheses next to your official job title.
    • Start and End Dates: Include the month and year for each of these dates.
    • Job Description: Include your roles and responsibilities as they relate to your role.
  • Volunteer Work (optional)

Include your volunteer work that’s relevant to your current job roles in chronological order, beginning with your most recent work. If you’re new to the workforce, you may include any campus activities or clubs in which you were active.

  • Technology/Computer Skills (optional)

Most of the organization uses computer and new technology these days. Include your skills that are related to role you wish to apply.

  • Education and Training

Include with most recent qualification/training first and work your way backwards. Details of the qualification, start date and finish date and name of the Institution.

  • Professional Licenses or Certifications

Include your professional License or certificate and the date of issue and expiry.

  • Memberships/Associations

Include the relevant professional organizations or affiliations you’re a member of, if you were a member write the position you held and your roles and responsibilities

  • Referees

Includes former employer, colleague, teacher, advisor, and supervisor. You should ask the person before you put them as your referee; they should be ready to answer phone calls or emails about you.