The resume is the summary of your academic and professional world which a company would check for selecting its candidates. It is an important part which on reading any HR or any consultancy understands the candidate virtually. After that the company decides whether to call the candidate for the interview or not. So it is important from the part of the candidate to include all information in the resume. The candidate has to remember the undergraduate and postgraduate days and even the formative years in order to remember every activity where the candidate participated and honored either by the institution or by the community. With the highest academic degree attained by the candidate along with the co-curricular activities participated and honored, he or she should then focus on the previous jobs held whether paid or unpaid and the responsibilities already handled.
After this recollection process is over then the focus would be on the application of the present job. It is important to know that the job you are applying for would allow you to answer all questions related to the job during interview. So the basic understanding of the nature of the job is highly important while answering the professional questions. It should focus on the present job and the achievement. This could only help the candidate in landing on to a job. To whom the candidate reports and why he is search of a job should be clearly mentioned.
But after the inclusion of the job-related details, the candidate should include the list of skills which he or she possesses. They are like the number of languages the candidate could speak and write the computer programs that the candidate could handle and learn quickly and efficiently as per the need of the company should be properly mentioned in the whole resume. Since resume is basically a way of selling oneself to an employer so the tailor made resume should have the candidate’s strength and weakness where a company would look a candidate’s positive resources in details. Last but not the least comes the salary part where the candidate should mention its current salary and the expected salary. References at the end should be there for allowing companies to check verifications.