When I go through résumés, the first thing I really look for is the professional experience of the applicant. I immediately check if they have relevant experience and if not, if we have an opening that will suit the applicant. BUT! If an applicant applies for a position that he/she does not have the experience for, I will note it down. What I’m saying is this, don’t just apply for any position just because you already have ‘professional’ experience. It has to be related to the position that you are applying for–unless you are a fresh graduate and the vacancy is open to everyone.
What else should you put in your résumé? Well, definitely not your height and weight. Continue reading “Résumé Basics”