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Basic Guidelines On How to Write a Resume

writing-essays-resumeA good resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) is very important when looking for a job because this is the only sword to get IN for a particular job. Curriculum Vitae is part of the job searching process.

According to research conducted by TheLadders that “it takes recruiters an average of six seconds before they make the initial fit or no fit decision on candidates based on resumes. Therefore, you need to have a great resume and let the recruiters impressed your curriculum vitae to get through the screening process and to be considered for the job.

Below are the basic guidelines on how to write a Curriculum Vitae:

Personal Details

Put your name and contact details such as name, home full address, phone number or cellular number, email address. Contact number is very important and keep your phone number or cellular phone open.

Work History

Include your previous job in your resume and do not forget to put your most recent job first whether if it is temporary or casual, job order or voluntary jobs if appropriate. These will help to go through the process in a job search. Because some recruiters would prefer to those experienced candidates and fit for the job.

Personal Profile

In this section, you should sell your self and your qualities for the job you are applying for.


If you have some achivements from your previous jobs that are related to the job you are applying for, then you can write it here.


Trainings from previous jobs might also help. Include your training and seminars in curriculum vitae.


Do not forget also to put your interests most especially if the skills are relevant for the job you are applying for.

Make your curriculum vitae that will fit all applications, do some research so you have an idea and understand what employers are looking for. According to Corinned Mills, the managing director of Personal Career Management that spelling must be checked and checked again. “Poor spelling is the quickest way of getting a rejection,” she added.

The goal of the resume is to get you an interview with the company. Therefore, sell yourself!

Posted on January 10, 2014

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