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Do we need to mention our weakness
while preparing the resumes?
Your resume is NOT the place for you to discuss your weaknesses. It's meant to
show your skills, your experiences, and the value you bring to the table - all positive

A good way is to simply play up your strengths on your resume and cover letter. For
instance, if you’re applying for a job that seeks a highly organized person—and
you’re really bad at organizing—focus on strengths you have that correlate with
qualifications on the employer’s wish list.
The topic of weaknesses may come up during the interview, that's where you can
shine by turning the question around and answering positively.

Q2. While switching the field how it can be




Job seekers should address the career-change issue directly in the cover letter. It’s
not necessary to self-disclose your long struggle with a job you hate, but rather
briefly describe:

what compels you toward the new field and


what skills you can offer that are transferable.

We have to highlight skills which are relevant to future job post.

Yes. be prepared to demonstrate understanding of common technologies in your target industry and to project comfort with learning new technologies. extra-curricular activities can demonstrate important transferable skills that are highly valuable in the work place. when interviewing for a career change. community involvement or team playing capabilities. in increasing format starting from school to current company job role. They also illustrate an individual’s ability to manage their time and often show a well-developed soft skill set in regard to leadership. Q3. that you're selfless and that you aren’t just motivated by money. If you’re fluent or have basic conversational skills in another language. Community Service and Volunteering No volunteer assignment is too small to mention. training. Community service and volunteering demonstrates that you care about the community. Foreign Languages Are you studying another language? Being proficient in a second language is important and can be a valuable asset in many workplaces – particularly within global businesses. you need to show you’ll be able to fill unavoidable gaps in knowledge required for your target field. Q4. Should we mention activities in the resumes? co-curricular For recent graduates with little or no work experience. Just be sure not to exaggerate your proficiency level. What should be the length of the resume in terms of each job role? Keep these facts in mind when deciding on resume length: . state that on your resume. Instead.No matter how much you know about your legacy occupation.

It's common for employers or recruiters to sort through hundreds. Use a two-page resume if:  You have 10 or more years of experience related to your goal. On the second page. You should also leave something to talk about in the interview. and your experience isn't relevant to your new goal. Let go of past experiences that don't market you for your current goal.Your resume is a career marketing tool. While your resume will probably get a more thorough read if you are called for a job interview. not an autobiography. Consider a three-page resume or longer if:  You're a senior-level manager or executive with a long track record of leadership accomplishments. Lead your resume with a career summary so your key credentials appear at the forefront of the resume. of resumes to fill one position. Strive to keep your resume concise and focused on your key selling points. Every word in the resume should sell your credentials and value to a potential employer.  Your field requires technical or engineering skills. Hiring managers often give resumes just a cursory glance before deciding if the applicant deserves to be added to the "maybe" pile. ensure that your strongest selling points are immediately visible to make the first cut.  You've held one or two positions with one employer. and you need space to list and prove your technical knowledge. Use a one-page resume if:  You have less than 10 years of experience. include a page number and your name and contact information. or even thousands. Put the most important information at the top of the first page.  You're pursuing a radical career change. .

licenses or patents. . Should we disclose if we are pursuing Higher education? Yes. speaking engagements. professional courses. You are in an academic or scientific field with an extensive list of publications. Q5. we need to disclose for the ethical code of conduct if we are applying to new firm.