Adding additional information in your resume can help you get more job interviews.It is a great opportunity to make a strong statement about your credentials. The information to include depend on your career goal andbackground. Here are some important points to be considered while including additional information on your resume.
You may add your qualifications or career profile. A qualifications summary can include various examples of your career accomplishments matching with your objective.
Add rewards in your resume with a list of awards, honors or recognitions.
If you have received any letters of recommendation or performance evaluations that contain compelling quotes about your work performance then add the best excerpts from these documents to your Additional Information section.
Add a publication list if you have published any works.
If you have any list of patents (including patents pending) add them here.
Public speaking is a most important skill for many job roles. If you have great public speaking skills then include a list of your speaking engagements, such as keynote speeches, workshop presentations and seminars.
If you are a technical professional then add few technical skills by category (e.g., networking, operating systems, hardware, etc.), You can create an additional Information section to provide your list.
If you are willing to travel domestically or internationally would help sell you to potential employers, you can mention this in the Additional Information section.
You can avoid personal information such as marital status, age, number of children, etc. Also, avoid listing hobbies unless they are related to your goal or reveal character traits employers would find desirable.
You can mention about location preference in your resume but addyour target location and willingness to relocate in Additional Information section.
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