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TEN (10) TIPS FOR COMPETITIVE RESUME CURRICULUM VITAE (CV)


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Given the current state of the job market, having a curriculum that distinguishes itself, is certainly a competitive advantage.

So, here are 10 tips that will help you in this task:

It is important to set aside time to do your resume, think of it as an investment, after all this will be your "business card". Therefore, look for tailor your resume to each company and the announcement that responds.

Divide the curriculum in large groups, which allow pickers to quickly find the information they seek (eg personal details, qualifications, additional training, experience, knowledge and other information). The order in which these groups will have is also important if the resume is well structured, reading becomes easier.

Personal information - this section include search data that are really important to the selectors. It is essential to highlight your name, current address, telephone numbers, fixed and mobile, and email. There are many data that are unimportant or redundant. If you have a name clearly male or female, that serves to indicate your gender? Moreover, there is no need to repeat age and birth date, choose one of the two. It is important to provide identity card numbers, taxpayer, driving license (may have mentioned that). Data such as height, for example, is important only for very specific functions. Attach a photo if the company has requested, or if good presentation is a requirement.

Educational attainment - Arrange this information to the greatest degree, to the lowest. Moreover, it is not necessary to provide information "to the primary school." Enter the start year and end year, the institution attended, the area of the course, and the average (if positive).

Additional Training - This section should mention vocational courses, specialization and workshops you have attended. It is important to mention the area, institution, workload, and marks obtained. If any of these experiences occurred outside the country, also indicate the location and language.

Experience - Present only the relevant experience for the job you are applying for demonstrating their capacity for discernment; companies you worked, when and for how long. Write a brief description of the functions performed, if no experience can always mention academic work that has had a good score (mention the name of the teacher), an internship or a temporary job.

Other Skills - Must mention expertise in other areas without having to be the one who competes, for example IT, languages, mention the level of knowledge in each area.

Supplementary Information - Can you mention extracurricular activities, such as public presentations, published articles, special projects.

Signature and Date - Date the curriculum at the end and sign each page, the date implies that he did for that specific case, being the day that will send; signature is a way to prove what was done by the candidate himself and makes the curriculum more personal.

More tips:
Must mention all information relevant to the task you are applying for, such as your main qualifications and skills in this area, demonstrating the specific goals you want to achieve. It should give concrete examples of what already done in other functions and enabling more easily understand their capabilities Use verbs in the active voice, indicating determination: achieve, earn, learn, serve, arrange, encourage, etc. Use words like: first, only better ... What will make your resume more appealing and rich.

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