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  • 1. WritinganEectiveResume ASIFJAMAL LecturerofManagementScience. NationalUniversityOfModernLanguages HyderabadCampus

2. WritinganEectiveResume *Whyyouarewriting *Organization *Presentation 3. Aresumegetsyouaninterview Findoutwhichapplicantsaresuitable Chooseasmallnumberof candidatestointerview Sameissueforproposals andgrantapplications 4. Includeinterestingand uniqueinformation Attemptbesteorttomake arstimpression Nochancetoexplainifyou donotgetaninterview Standoutfromthecrowd 5. WritinganEectiveResume *Whyyouarewriting *Organization *Presentation 6. Summaryofsections Name ASIFJAMAL Address,telephonenumber,e-mailaddress Objective EducationMBA Experience 3+ Achievementsandawards TWOAwards Skills Professionalaliations Publicationsorprojects Optional 7. Name(bold,notunderlined) Address NUML,HyderabadCampus. Telephonenumber Emailaddress xyz@yahoo.com Startwithcontactinformation 8. Objective Oneortwosentences Typeofposition(parttime,fulltime,summer internship) Whatpositionwouldyouliketond? Emphasizehowyouwilluseyourskills,notwhatyou wanttogain 9. Usetheobjectivetostandout Donotbeneedy: Objective:Toobtainapositionthatwillallowmeto advancemypotentialwhileseekingnewchallenges. Showwhatyouwillcontribute: Objective:Anentry-levelpositioninmarketingwhere strongleadershipabilityandgoodcommunicationskills areneeded. Objective:Vice-presidentofaerospaceengineeringinan agencywhereextensiveknowledgeofthermodynamics andheattransferareneeded. 10. Educationinreversechronologicalorder Includeschoolsattendedbeyondhighschool Listmajorandminor(s),supplyinterestingdetails ForPoly,puttheexpecteddateinparentheses: GraduationfromUniversityOfSindh,Jamshoro M.B.AfromBahriaUniversity,Karachi. Includespecialorinterestingaspectsofyourprogram 11. Experiencealsoinreverseorder Datesofemployment(2013present) Nameandlocationofthecompany(Toyota,RoyalBank) Addspecicdetailthatshowsyourorganization, cooperation,responsibilitywithaction CallingthissectionExperienceallowsyoutoincludejobsfor whichyouwerenotpaid.Include: militaryservice internships volunteerpositions 12. Achievementsandawards Scholarships Grants Prizes Nominations Professionalsocieties Signicantaccomplishments Committeesandleadershiproles 13. Usetheskillssection Softwareprogramsandprociency(Word, PowerPoint,Excel,FrontPage,AutoCad) Programminglanguages(includeVisualBasic, HTML,PHP,) Abilities(basedonexperience) Languagesandlanguageability 14. Referencesmayormaynotbeincludedinyour resume.Keepinmind,somecompanieswillnot readmorethanonepage.Itsacceptabletojustwrite: ReferencesareAvailableUponRequest Ifyouareaskedtoprovidereferencesbythe employer,itsagoodideatoincludeprofessional referenceslikeaprofessororpreviousemployer References 15. WritinganEectiveResume *Whyyouarewriting *Organization *Presentation 16. Createaneectivelayout Trytointerestyourreadervisually Aclean,professionalformatwithalittlestyle Extrawhitespacemakesiteasytoreadsetmargins 17. Limitfonttotwochoices Fortext:aseriffontlikeTimes Forheadings:Arialaregoodchoicestoaddvisualinterest Dontchoosenon-standardfontslike or Note:Fontsizeshouldbe11or12point 18. Writeconciselyandvigorously Afocused,targetedresumeisbest: Avoidthetemptationtogomorethanonepage Deleteobviousinformationinordertohighlightyour uniquequalities Findspecic,dynamicverbs: Usepresent(orpast)imperatives Includeeachverbonlyonce Consultonlinelistsofresumeactionwords 19. Makelistsparallel Wasresponsibleforstaoften Presentreportstoconsultants Newreportingsystemwasdeveloped Leaderofmonthlystameeting Coordinatemonthlyreview 20. Makelistsparallel Managedstaoften Presentedreportstoconsultants Developednewreportingsystem Ledmonthlystameeting Coordinatedmonthlyreview 21. Usebriefstylelikepresentations Omitarticles(a/an,the) Usemoreliststhansentences Arrangeinformationincolumns 22. Finalthoughts Choosethecorrecttenseanduseitconsistently Donotaskforaparticularsalary Beaccurateandhonest Printitout!Donotattempttoproofreadonscreen 23. WritinganEectiveResume Thanks