Resume Guidelines & Important Sections

The best Resume design is all about to make sure your experience, skills , qualifications are understood very clearly by Recruiters or HR Managers who are going to shortlist the profiles for any job.

If you have any of the below queries then this is the best and right place to find answers for you queries.

How to create a resume for freshers ?
How to create a Resume for experience ?
What are the main sections in Resume ?
What the best resume design should contain ?
Top 5 Resume templates for Experience ?
Top 5 Resume templates for freshers ?

We have provided the list of important sections for freshers and experience candidates to take care in resume preparation. Also provided in detail about each section.

Fresher

  • Heading/identification
  • Objective/Summary
  • Education/Qualifications
  • Skill set
  • Certifications
  • Strengths
  • Awards/Recognition
  • Projects
  • Hobbies and Interests
  • Additional Details

Experience

  • Heading/identification
  • Objective/Summary
  • Areas of Expertise & Key strengths
  • Work Experience/Career Profile
  • Education/Qualifications
  • Skill set
  • Certifications
  • Projects

Heading/Identification

This section is very important and all recruiters will depend on these details to contact you from the stage of short listing your profile to till the job position finalization.
This sections should contains your identification such as name ,email address and contact number in order to contact you for any communication.

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Note : Do not mention this heading section name as this is the top most banner in the resume

Objective/Summary

This section talks about the position that you are looking for in an organization.
Make sure your Objective section is relevant or matching with job description that you are looking for.

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Areas of Expertise & Key strengths

This is one of the most important section which tells about your Key strengths, areas of externalizations and roles and responsibilities that you worked and working currently.

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Work Experience

This section talks about your job positions held in various companies and current job position.

Make sure to include your latest job first and rest in reverse chronological order.
Make sure to add the positions held start date, end date and company names and job location.

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Education/Qualifications

This section describes your qualifications such as B.Tech/M.Tech, from which university and year of completion, percentage and location.

Make sure to start with your higher qulifaction first and then lower qualification. No need to mention your 10th standard.
If you have good percentage of marks you can mention else it is not good to mention it.

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Skill Set

This section is very important and tells about your technical/non technical skills that you have at present.
Make sure to mention your skill set with separation of each skill set.

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Strengths

Provide additional strengths apart from technical and should be relevant to the job. Couple examples shown below.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Adaptable to differing cultural and business environments
  • Enjoy working as a team member as well as independently

Projects

Add your latest project first and then rest in reverse chronological order.Make sure to add your Responsibilities taken/taking in project.
If you have more number of projects then it is not necessary to mention all the projects. You can skip your oldest projects.

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Certifications

This section will give you weight in case if you have done any certifications which are relevant to the job description.
So add your certifications to this section.

Awards/Recognition’s

Awards or Recognition’s tells about your dedication to wards the work in achieving expected goals for the growth of an organization as well as for individual growth.

Hobbies and Interests

This section talks about your Hobbies and Interest. If possible mentioned your interest which should resemble your positiveness and team work.
I would prefer not to mention unless if you are a fresher.

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  1. very help full and thank you.

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