Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 13:52:37 -0600
Reply-To: Alan Churchill <savian001@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Alan Churchill <savian001@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: OT:Resume Format
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To reiterate Stephen's point, when I had to go through resumes, I would toss
any one where I found a typo regardless of skills.
Also, I always make my resume available online so people can look at as they
Finally, there are different types of resumes. A consultant resume is
different than an employee resume: it depends on what you are trying to
achieve. A consultant resume needs to include a skill set listing as well as
From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Stephen
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 11:39 AM
Subject: Re: OT:Resume Format
Two pages should be enough for anyone unless you have many publications.
Having hired many people, make sure you convey important value points on the
first page (why would I hire you and what do you seek), ensure there are
noooo tyyypppos or poor grammar (a killer), and highlight why you are right
for the position you are applying for... It is much better to send out your
resume 5 times tailored to the position than 50 times in a generic format.
Best of luck!
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 10:15 AM, Neelam N.Rajesh <
> A Good Resume is one that clearly projects all the Information required
> by the Hiring Manager.
> i.e., Complete contact information,
> A brief Summary of experience,
> List of Skills sets,
> Educational Qualification with year of completion, name of university
> and specialization,
> Detailed professional experience with client name, location, dates on
> project, client profile, project description, role and responsibilities
> Overall, A good resume will not exceed not more than two to three pages
> from my experience.
> BTW, I am a Recruiting Executive from Makro Technologies.
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> Hello all,
> I know there are couple of hiring managers and great thinkers here on
> forum , Just wanted to find out your views how would you like to see a
> resume (Long with detailed information or Short Descriptions ) .
> Do like to see all the responsibilities at one Place instead keeping
> the different Projects along with name ,Location , Starting and end date
> assignment (I some times feel that there is lot of redundancy on
> responsibility sides) .
> Ideally how many pages , what font and size ??
> I know that most of these questions are very general and may vary from
> manager to manager , Just wanted to find out a general opinion how
> managers thinks ??
> Well about me I work in a Pharmaceutical company and Interested to know
> where I can keep my clinical domain information.
> thanks for the feedback .
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