Resume, according to Wikipedia can also be spelt as “rèsumè”
A résumé, called a CV(Curriculum Vitae) in English outside North America, is a document created and used by a person to present their background, skills, and accomplishments. Résumés can be used for a variety of reasons, but most often they are used to secure new employment.
There are five main sections that every resume should include:
However, your industry will determine what your résumé will look like, you may need to include additional sections on your resume. For example, lecturers should include a section about their professional licenses and certifications.
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Coming up with a good rèsumè often requires choosing the right format. A resume should be written in the following format:
- Add Your Contact Information and Personal Details.
- Start with a Heading Statement (Resume Summary or Resume Objective).
- List Your Relevant Work Experience & Key Achievements.
- List Your Education Correctly.
- Put Relevant Skills that Fit the Job Ad
- Include Additional Important Resume Sections.
- Complement Your Resume With a Cover Letter
- Save and Email Your Resume the Right Way.
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A perfect example is this:
B. Adekunle Wemimo
A passionate and motivated student pursuing a BA in Marketing at the University of Ibadan, with a 3.77CGPA. Eager to join BTC Inc. As Marketing Consultant to help implement a good relationship with customers and assist in marketing materials. I have a strong background in consumer behaviour and am skilled at copywriting (You can add reviews, and others to show your competency)
University of Ibadan
Sociology of Culture
Member of Basketball Team, for the University team
Assisted a local group in developing market materials and also promote by designing a flier
10+ professional product reviews for a popular website(you can name it)
Turned a classmate into a Xiaomi customer by effectively communicating the advantage of MIUI over a normal Android system
Managed a team of social media influencers
Organized and led games and activities for groups of 10+ school children.
Oral and written communication
(You can add some of your certificates)
Hobbies and Interests
Surfing the net
Sampled from: https://zety.com/blog/resume-with-no-work-experience
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When the following right format is used, your résumé will be ready in no time.
You can also seek for professionals to work on your resume, they help in making sure your résumé is looking good. Not just good, they also make sure you are hired by the best. They do all these at a fee.
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