Resume Tips

Preparing a resume can be a daunting task but is a very important one in any job search. Here are some tips to help you make that first and lasting impression an excellent one:

Layout

Employers look favourably on resumes that are concise and easy to read, spending an average of just 30 seconds scanning each one. They often have many to look through and have a checklist of skills and experience to consider. Your resume should therefore be clearly laid out with spaces to make finding relevant information quick and easy. You can achieve this by:

Content

Try and keep it to two or three A4 pages in length. Make sure you target the information to the position and company in question.

Personal Information:

Photos:

Career Objective:

Employment History:

Qualifications:

Personal Interests / Hobbies:

Referees:

Proof Read

Get Help If You Need It

Our experienced Recruitment Consultants here at inPlace Recruitment can also give you feedback on your resume when you come in to register with us.