o Contact information such as Name/Address/Email ID/Mobile number which has to be mentioned at the top of the resume
o Job objective
o Summary statement that would highlight in brief about your qualifications, achievements and skills
o Employment history
o Awards and honors
o Summary of Qualifications
o Professional certifications
o Technical, computer, and language skills
o Personal Details such as Date of Birth/Gender
o Prepare a resume that would draw employer’s attention within few seconds of glance by using job titles and skill headings that relate to and match the jobs you want.
o Resume must highlight the most important information about your work experience, skills and education. At first glance this information forms the image that employers have of your skills and abilities.
o As you compile statements for your resume, prioritize them by importance, impressiveness and relevance to the job you want.
o Use bullet entries for a clean, easy-to-read look.
o Do not include information that might sound negative in the eyes of the employer.
o Highlight your professional achievements instead of listing your responsibilities.
o Resume has to be short with all the necessary information.
o Update the resume on a regular basis.
o If you have worked a long time for the same company (over 10 years) it could be a good idea to list all the different positions and roles that you had during this time separately
o Don't include salary requirements.
o Don't devote space to items not directly related to the job you are seeking, such as hobbies, personal data (height, weight, and marital status)