How to Make a Resume for First Job?

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A job resume has capacity to make or break the chances of bagging a job, especially a new and a debut job. If you are a fresher and wanting to prepare a resume, you may wonder how to devise and craft it. Here we present some effective tips and solutions that would help you in making a resume for your very first jobs.
 
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• First of all, zero over a simple yet a standard format of a resume that is not at all flowery or frivolous. Do not pick up anything fancy and take help of a free resume template over Internet. The paper you are going to select should be of good quality so that it renders a good and a credible impression. Font should be also a simpler one with high clarity and better readability. Do not pick a twisty or an extremely ornamental font as their readability is very poor.  
 
• Next, state your contact details with utmost precision and clarity. Mention not just your mobile number, but also a landline number, if any, along with email address and Skype id (if available). Take care to give your formal email id that has a credible user name. Never mention such an id that has some super-fancy name, consequently making you a laughing stock.
 
• Mention your personality’s plus points in a short but an impressive paragraph so that interviewer gets an idea about you. Since you are a fresher, and would not be having any experience to share, there is no need to feel apologetic about it. Every experienced person starts as a fresher. Mention any kind of volunteer work or social project that has been accomplished by you in senior school or college. 
 
• Mention the courses, diplomas and the degrees that you have accomplished, especially relevant to the jobs. Include a list of your extracurricular activities which would describe your area of interest.
 
• Do not elongate your resume unnecessarily, only because you want to make it look heftier. Having an extra-long job resume from a fresher will make interviewer wonder over its credibility.
 
• Do not dish out false accomplishments and remain true in doling out facts and figures. Any kind of irrelevant information can mar your chances to bag a good entry-level job. Even interviewer is aware that this is going to be your first job. 
 
Hence, keep your resume for first job to be education-oriented. 
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Nisha Thakur has 26 articles online

Nisha Thakur is a professional career consultant and help fresh graduates in their career developement. 

For more information on resume tips, you can refer Anand Bhaskar's blog on resume tips.

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This article was published on 2013/11/16