Once again the objective is to impress employers! Experience Next create an Experience section listing (most recent first) the companies you’ve worked at and positions held. Include for each company first a sentence or two spelling out the products or services they provided. Whatever country you are thinking about emigrating to, please remember some basic advice. Always include your telephone number with the international dialling code and up to date Email address. Another very important thing to remember is time zones. It ought cover around one A4 side! Education Next create an Education section listing (most recent first) the institutions you’ve studied at and qualifications gained. List the grades achieved only if they encourage employers to contact you.
Here’s a brief outline of their advantages and disadvantages. With both chronological formats (straight or reverse) has the inherent disadvantage of highlighting gaps between jobs, frequent changes of employer (although this can be a good thing) and changes in career direction. You certainly have to be the best so that you write it. Leave out Age, gender, marital status, ethnicity or health. They also like plain looking document so only use a basic font such as Times New Roman, Garamond or Arial. This is to reduce wordiness in sentences. It was a waste of time.
This is important in effectively tailoring your personal information to enhance your suitability for the job. c) Equally, you should conduct a research about the company/institution you are seeking employment at. History shows us that though successful people come in all shapes and sizes, they share key behavioural competencies / characteristics (self belief, ideas and vision, determination and persistence to never give up being just a few). Companies looking to recruit the best candidates know that their high achievers share these characteristics. This is the stuff that conveys your unique and likable personality. They are not interested in your personal hobbies, but applicants should include their parents’ details and occupations.
Generally, Time New Roman or Arial and size 10/12 are the standard. Using bold, italics or different sized fonts to highlight important information. This is necessary in gathering knowledge on the respective expectations for the specific position. d) Evaluate all your skills achieved from various work experiences. e) Proofread it and find someone else to do the same. Most people nowadays will conduct a quick search on someone they are about to hire, interview or network with. Online, your reputation is translated from what appears on the first three pages of the results that Google returns when your name is searched for.
Outline then the achievements that have left your former employers smiling broadly: include both your contributions and the benefits to your last company. Finally, spelling and grammar is crucial. Perform a spell check on the document and kindly ask a friend or colleague to read it to make sure it makes sense and flows. Although the presentation, spelling and grammar are vital, the content and structure is also just as important. Close by stating the position you’re seeking. The Personal Profile is an opportunity to achieve two things. The first is to help employers create for themselves an image of you. The second thing though you can achieve with the Profile is to leave employers’ jaws hanging around their ankles.