18 Feb '12, 4am

Craft your CV with these pointers in mind and you could be well on your way to your next job interview.

Craft your CV with these pointers in mind and you could be well on your way to your next job interview.

DO YOU know that a typical executive job advertisement in The Straits Times Recruit section can easily attract an average of more than 100 job applications? You have to stand out among the crowd to be selected for a job interview. As a HR professional and certified resumé writer, I have vetted thousands of resumés and sat in on several recruitment interviews. What is obvious is that outstanding resumés usually get the attention of the HR manager faster, and the candidates they profile are given priority for interviews, the next crucial step to landing the job. But what makes a resumé outstanding? Basically, it answers the following questions, which most resumés, in my experience, do not: Why should we hire you?" What value can you add to our organisation"? How can you best contribute to our company?" Here are some tips that you may wish to consider before you submit anothe...

Full article: http://jobs.st701.com/career-resources/resume-builder/doe...

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