Here’s a guide on how to make the perfect resume.
Firstly start with your full name, location, email, phone number and LinkedIn URL.
Next, indicate 3 job titles you are qualified to fulfil separated by vertical dividers.
Your Resume should be divided into two pages.
What you are professionally + who you are in terms of personal attributes.
Maximum of 4-5 lines.
Core Competencies and Achievements
Indicate with the aid of bullet points, hard or transferable skills and evidence with a major achievement.
Max. 6 bullets.
Max. 2 lines per bullet.
In descending chronological order, Company name, Location, Job Title, Dates.
4/5 lines of responsibility description and other achievements not mentioned in section 2.
Earlier Work Experience for the 40 years + cohort: no detail or dates except company, location, job title.
In descending order of importance. No dates for 40 years + cohort.
Awards/Volunteer Work/Publications, if applicable.
No photos, graphics, tables etc for online ATS.
For recent graduates, your order should be 1,2,4,3.
Your resume is your passport to your next job.
Make sure it hasn’t expired!