Wednesday, December 14, 2011

What is Resume?

What is Resume?

Hello dear Friends here you will get, What do you mean by a Resume? Or, Curriculum Vitae (C.V) or, Bio-Data?, What are the basic contents of a C.V?

A bio-data or CV is the brief statement of an individual’s personal information which required by the employer for selection purpose.

In the words of Thill and Bovee, “a resume is a structured, written summary of a person’s education, employment background, and job qualifications.”

Thus resume includes all the necessary information about a candidate which helps the employer to evaluate the candidate’s competence for getting the job.

What is Resume?

Basic features of a good resume: (Thill and Bovee 1996: 373)
i. Neatness
ii. Simplicity
iii. Accuracy
iv. Honesty

Contents of a CV:
1. Personal data: Name
                           Gender
                           Religion
                           Nationality
                           Marital Status
                           Address etc.
2. Carrier objective
3. Educational qualification
4. Work experience
5. Relevant skill
6. Language proficiency
7. Achievements
8. Extracurricular activities: Sports
                                              Debating
                                              Blood donation
                                              Hobby
                                              Social activates etc.

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