Resume Cheat Sheet : Tips and Hacks
Has it ever occurred to you why didn’t you get a call back for the job you are perfect for? You might be making the mistakes on your resume we often overlook.
Add these cheat sheet pointers to your resume to grab your dream recruiter’s attention.
* No Objectives
First of all you need to swear away with your objective for good. Its 2016, you do not need a quote for your objective pinterest has got you covered. Furthermore, Objectives take up a good part of your resume. The HRs do not have time for it, so it is always better to keep your resume crisp and short.
* Exaggerating titles and Responsibilities
Let’s face it we all do it. But that the truth comes out at some point however creative you get. It’s always wise to be crisp and clean about all your responsibilities. So, keeping it on point will only prove to be in your favor.
* Include your online footprint
We overshare ourselves into the social media so why not here. Include your online footprints like Quora, Linkedin profiles etc into your resume. Including your online profiles will not only add more personality to it but also show how you interact towards your industry.
Yes, keywords are important. One RESUME won’t suffice for every job you apply to. Each job has its keywords by which recruiter’s shortlist resume. Companies usually use softwares which sort resume based on the keywords. Make sure your resume has them when you apply or your dream job could slip away.
Resume Cheat Sheet
* Personal Detail
Do not, I repeat do not share your personal details however interesting your life is. Details like relationship status should not be added unless you are asked to. That also means no Facebook profiles for your online footprint.
If you too have overlooked these go and correct your resume quickly !!