Resume is a medium for Recruiter / HR personnel to identity a right person or candidate who will fit for the job. It plays a major role in the initial screening process.
 Resume are now seen through two medium, one is displayed in paper where candidate come in and submit it to us and another one is the virtual one where we see it in our computer monitor. In both the cases resume are same. In certain extend the resume submitted directly has a significant difference than the virtual ones like
          The resume submitted directly on paper should be neat and clear. I have seen candidates who take a photocopy of their resume and submit it where the letters are not clear. Also they tamper it,crinkle it and etc. 

When we these kind of resumes our intuition will say “candidate is careless”. While you submit a resume directly please ensure that your resume is
          Not spoiled and oiled,
          Not tampered
          Edges are neat without  crinkles and
          Not dirty.

In both the mediums there are certain things which will help you in catching the eyes of the recruiter/HR personnel.
To prepare an eye catchy resume you need to ensure many certain things.  I would like to give you a crispy brief idea to attract a recruiter through your resume.
How to start a resume preparation?
To start with analyze what you are and what you want to be? When you have answers to these questions you can start writing your resume. Resume writing is not story writing. In case of fresher resume restrict your resume to 3 pages.
A good resume should depict your interest. Okay let’s get deep into the subject.
Start your resume with the heading at the center or on the left hand side corner, like “Resume” or “Simply your name, for ex: Balachandar Kaliappan”. Beneath this at the left hand side corner type your address with email id and mobile phone number. On the right hand side corner leave a gap in that space you can paste your photo (Optional). To give a virtual look, see the example given below.
Christopher Read,
15th Street, Dock road,
New York,
North America.
Mobile Number: +1415680099
Next are your objective/aim / goals. You have to be very clear in this area mostly your interest is identified here by the HR personnel. So make your aim clear and also add how you will you will benefit the organization.
Your aim has to be changed to the job that you apply for. Example
To obtain a career in Human Resource Management where I can utilize my human resource knowledge and skills…..
Looking for an opportunity to utilize my Marketing ideas …
After this you can summarize your academic details, put your recent education obtained first, example
MBA ( Marketing and HR)
XYZ institution,
DEF University, Chennai
B.Sc (Horticulture)
ABC Institution, Chennai.
PQRS University, Coimbatore
12th State Board
IJKL School, Salem
State board
This can be presented in the tabular form or else you can give it without tables, example
2008 – 2010: MBA, Anna University, Chennai.
 Institution: ABC Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai.
Aggregate: 76.80%
2004 – 2008: Bachelor of Science (Horticulture), TNAU, Coimbatore.
Institution: DEF College, Periyakulam.
Aggregate: 89.10%
2002 – 2004: Class 12(State Board)
Institution: XYZ School, Salem.
Aggregate: 79%
You have summarized your marks then give out your UG project details of PG project details. Give the details about your project like,

Client name/Company Name  : XXX
Duration of the project             : — days
Title of the project                    : “To analyze air pollution in Tamil Nadu State”
Results/Summary                    : Explain it briefly, the need of the project, how you contributed, the results obtained etc. Changes that made in the organization after your project work, etc. Make it to three to four lines not more than that.
If you are a technical guy add the technical tool that you have used for the project. Also add the skill sets that you have which will help in identifying you among the crowd. While adding the skills sets add only the skills that you are really proficient in. If you are a beginner in some tools please mention it.
After this you can add supporting point to your resume like,

Your achievements.
Your co curricular and extracurricular activities.
Add some valid points which will support you in getting the job. At last give your personal details which should include your father’s and mother’s name, date of birth/age , gender (optional), languages know, hobbies (optional).
Check list before you submit/upload your resume:
1)       Ensure whether the details give by you are right.
2)      Check whether you have updated your resume (Up to date).
3)      Check for spelling and grammatical errors.
4)      Check whether you have aligned the words and sentences rightly to make a good appeal.
5)      Check whether your aim really suits the job. In case you are posting your resume for multiple careers, ensure that you have modified your aim to the particular job profile else give out a aim which will suit all the job.
6)      Check whether you have added references to your resume. Else if you going to give reference on request please mention it. While giving references add the person’s name, designation, email id and mobile number.
7)      Add hobbies of your interest, when the interviewer question you, you should be in a position to answer it.
Hope this information is helpful to you in preparing a good resume.

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