Length of your resume: First thing to be considered by the recruiters

Posted on 19th Aug 2016 | 1148 views

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Resumeis the first step for a fresh job seeker or an experience candidate who seeks change in their career. The most important aspects of the job search include how much and what information needed to include in your resume. It is regarded that a short resume make you to skip important details of your skills and experience and a long resume makes recruiters to search for your relevant skills and experience. So, length of your resume is an important aspect in highlighting your skills and experience. Below points may help you to get work on your resume.


Grab the attention of recruiters in the beginning itself:Recruiter will screen and build the interview list among many resumes they have received. So make it very interesting that, your resume should get shortlisted for the interview. Make ensure that your resume have very crisp sand concise summary along with your professional objectives in the beginning itself.

Decide the length of your resume by your work experience:A fresher resume can be presented in one page as it doesn't have much experience and skills to be added. If you have few years work experience also, you can highlight it by including your previous job experiences and accomplishments.

Focus more on your job responsibilities and achievements of your previous job:As we know that a mid or senior level persons resume will have more information than a fresh graduate. Key responsibilities and achievements in various projects can also be highlighted.

Be crisp and concise but cover all information:Very less information will provide you no head start on your profile and detailed resume will give you lack of focus on your resume. Ultimately your resume should provide a snapshot on your skills and experiences to fit for the position you have applied.

Synchronize the details about your past experiences:Your job responsibilities and length of pages will grow along with your profile. The skills you have gained in your fifth job will be different from your first job. Here take a closer look and highlight your very recent job responsibilities which may very closer to the job responsibilities of current job. If you go through the above points you may get noticed that, resume is a part of job profile and it will be targeted to send recruiter is to get noticed by the recruiter to showcase your profile. The recruiter should come to the point in first few seconds that your resume is having all important skills required for the job opportunities.

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