Resume Writing

Resume / CV is the primary Marketing tool for any candidate. Hence, it is vital to make it as strong as possible. There is no such thing as a standard format, but by applying some simple strategies, you can write a winning resume. General Tips for writing an effective resume:

Know the purpose of your resume

Make sure to use the right keywords

Use effective titles (For example: Bad title: Accounting, Good title: Management of A/R and A/P and Recordkeeping)

Proofread it twice

Use bullet points

Put the most important and relevant information first

Attention to the typography

Explain the benefits of your skills

Avoid negativity

Achievements instead of responsibilities

No pictures

One resume for each employer

You don’t need to list all your work experiences

Don’t include irrelevant information

Use Mr. and Ms. if appropriate

No lies, please

Get someone else to review your resume

One or two pages

Use action verbs

Update your resume regularly

No scattered information

No jargon or slang