A resume is a summary of education details, skillset and work experience. A resume is very important as it introduces you to the interviewer. In first screening the resume only decides whom to call for interview. The employer may just have a glance at your resume but it is very important for the jobseeker as the resume does advertising for you.
Though Resume is often referred to as CV (curriculum vitae) there is a difference between Resume and CV. Resume is short while CV is longer than a resume and contains detailed synopsis.
Here are few tips for writing an effective resume:
Last but not the least, prepare your own resume. You can take professional help to optimize it.
A good resume is incomplete without a cover letter. So it is very important to have a cover letter as it creates a very strong impression on the mind of recruiters. Many times the recruiters receive a large number of resume so a good cover letter can distinguish your resume from other applicants. A cover letter contains the summary of the candidate and why the candidate is interested for the particular post. A cover letter is generally sent along with the resume.
Some guidelines for a good cover letter are listed below: