Software Industry market is becoming very difficult and getting job is very difficult. For a single job recruiters are getting hundreds of resumes. Recruiter’s don’t spend more time on reading resumes. They don’t take more than 1 minute to take decision of your interview call.
First impression is the good impression and to make it possible, your resume should be very impressive.
Mainly focus on employer’s need. Based on the requirements, judge yourself for the position which you are going to apply. Prepare your skillset which are matching to the job requirements and highlight these in your resume.
Do you want your Resume to turn into an interview call? Then read the following.
First step in any job application is your Resume and this is the best opportunity to let others know about you. How much impressive is your resume, that much faster you will get an interview call.
Any Recruiter will not consider whether your resume is 2 or 3 pages long. But it should be easy and contain key points which are really needed. Good Resume is a way of advertising yourself.
Objectives are really not needed in a resume. Recruiters and HR Managers don’t like Objectives as they are irrelevant. In spite of an objective, write a simple and clear Positioning Statement which immediately tells your value for that position.
As you sent your resume for a particular position, recruiter’s already know what your main responsibilities are. To make yourself different from other applicant’s, make a note of your achievements.
Check for Typos in your resume. Even if you are sure, make others read it again. Spelling mistakes in a Resume makes a very bad impact. Recruiters may think that either you don’t know or you are careless.
Well-designed Resume grabs the reader’s interest in reading the full document and highlight your key strength’s in it. Resume should be easy to read and well organised. Dis organised resume will be neglected even before reading your qualifications.
Do not give irrelevant information such as your hobbies as they directly impact on your job and your marital status as they don’t need such information. Remove all non-professional relations such as political or religious information.
Do not put fake experiences.
Do not to write ‘Curriculum Vitae’ or ‘Resume’ word at the top of your resume.
Don’t use word “I” while describing project responsibilities. E.g: Instead of “I wrote test cases..” use “Wrote test cases…)
Make sure you write your name, email address and phone number on top of the resume.
While writing educational details always start with recent education first
You should be ready to explain everything you put in your resume. If needed you must present necessary examples to interviewer.
Your resume must speak expressively on your behalf