Tuesday 24 February 2009

Making your CV work for you

... A good resume is one that accurately summarises one's abilities and achievements in a concise, comprehensive and chronological manner, said Mr Paul Lee, a talent resourcing manager at Cargill, an international agricultural, food and risk management firm.

As recruiters like him typically sift through 20 to 40 resumes a day, with less than five minutes spent on each one, an ideal resume should be kept to about two to three pages long.

Five pages is the maximum, and only for those with longer or more varied work histories. Another common mistake most job applicants make is not customising one's resume for the position applied for....

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