Resume Critique

Essentials of a Résumé!

An average résumé contains the following sections: (1) contact information, (2) summary, (3) skills, (4) education, (5) professional experience. You can also add a section with awards, voluntary activities, and even interests, but the essentials are the 5 sections. Depending on the arrangement of the sections, résumés are divided into three types: the chronological, the …

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Applying principles of Ethos, Pathos & Logos to your Résumé!

Aristotle, the ancient Greek philosopher, recommended that any spoken or written communication intended to persuade contains three key rhetorical elements: logos, the logic and reasoning in the message; ethos, the character, credibility and trustworthiness of the communicator; and pathos, the emotional dimension. How can you apply these principles to your Résumé to make it attractive …

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Creating a Résumé that busts the ATS Bot!

As much as job seekers may loathe the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), it was inevitable. For the initial part of my career, I remember printing & signing my résumé and visiting office to office to submit the application. When the job market turned digital, we had online applications pour in across boundaries. And to wade …

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Why is HR trashing your Resume?

The rejection parameters usually are: ?️ Location: If you are applying for outstation jobs, be clear in mentioning that you are willing to relocate on the resume & cover letter. ?️ Lengthy Resume – Trust me HR get loads of resumes and if you’re going to make it look like a novel, you will surely …

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Measurable Metrics + Accomplishments = High Impact Resume.

Pursuant to my last post, here are some ways you may add numbers to your accomplishments: #️⃣Cost and percentages related to revenue generated. #️⃣Number of contracts or bids you’ve won #️⃣Increase in market share #️⃣Number of customers or employee’s headcount served #️⃣Numbers or percentages of performance benchmarks met. #️⃣Amount or percentage of monetary saving #️⃣Range …

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Résumé Objective Versus Résumé Summary

Most professionals I have spoken to, hardly know the difference. Here are some quick facts to clarify: ? Résumé Objective highlights the goal of the job seeker, whereas, Résumé Summary highlights the skills that match the potential employer’s needs. ? Entry Level or junior professionals should ideally Résumé Objective,  whereas,  lateral entrants can focus on …

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Résumé Critique Service!

Sharing a recent interaction I had with a potential client: PC: “You see; I have got my Résumé format from the best template available on the internet. I have followed all the ATS advice and it’s only two pages long, why am I still notgetting interview calls?” Me: “Okay, so I have reviewed your Résumé …

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