Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Good Resume At First

Now, the title is very straight-forward! I beat many of you out there still working on searching the best job to build your career undeniably. Job is the most hardest tool to get whenever we leave the school. Some jobs may not require high qualification, but to those holding more than a form 5 qualification, you do need to aware that the resume alike a door to a big house! Noticeable, job seekers don't really put a high concern when it goes to writing a resume. Yeah, admittedly, luck is kinda what we all seek of, but hey, pay some efforts folks!

Attacked by boredom led me to this. Take some times to have a look and practice these steps on writing a good resume.

How to Write a Good Resume



  1. Keep resumes to a maximum of 2 pages long. Employers receive a lot of resumes for one position and won't have the time to go through a 3- or 4-page resume.
  2. List an objective at the beginning of your resume and target it to the job/company that you are applying to. Objectives give the prospective employer an idea of what you are looking for.
  3. Move things around. Have more than one resume layout. For example, if you are short on work experience that would relate to the position you are applying for but have volunteer experience that matches, put that first. It's best to have relevant information first in order to keep the employer's attention.
  4. Don't put "Reference available upon request" at the end of your resume. All employers know that and it doesn't need to be stated.
  5. Consider whether you need to add your interests. In most cases it is unnecessary information that takes up valuable space.
  6. Use bullet points when describing job duties. This is easier to read than big paragraphs.
  7. Always use specifics/numbers if you can. For example, if you were applying for a sales position you might mention what percentage of sales you had in your previous job or the number of customers you typically handled per day.
  8. Add any continuing education courses you have taken. For example, if you've taken 1 hour courses on how to deal with difficult customers, add that to your resume. This shows the prospective employer that you are interested in furthering your knowledge and aren't afraid to learn new things.
  9. Have an "Additional Information" section at the end of your resume and add any special achievements or honors, especially if they relate to the position for which you are applying.

    source : eHow

I had practiced this before, and I made my resume precisely to 1 page only. I won't lie, but this is works! I'm a job seeker too now, so it's better for me to share this to those needed. GOOD LUCK!

I need a job xx

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