Use simple font. Stylish fonts are not readable.
ü Have medium size font and bullets.
ü Use bullets. They give a professional look to your resume.
ü Write an email address which sounds formal.
ü Provide active contact number and email-id.
ü Do mention an alternative number.
ü Provide an alternative number of a person who can take calls for you, understand the message and deliver it you.
ü Do inform the person whose phone number you are providing so that he/she does not wander if he/she gets a call for you.
ü Paste your picture if you wish. Your picture tells about your outer personality. (Girls can avoid it if they wish not to)
ü Use white paper.
ü Make your own resume. Just don’t copy and paste.
ü Don’t make big paragraphs.
ü Highlight your most important achievements as the employer doesn’t have time to read your entire resume.
ü Proper formatting has to be done to make the resume look good. Take care about the choice of font, font size, colour and page margins.
ü Specifically, include the details that you want to get noticed, at the beginning of the resume.
ü List your personal details, hobbies towards the end as the employer is majorly interested in your work and education history.
ü Don’t write what you can’t explain. Be very sure about the content.
ü Mention active phone numbers and email-ids in the resume.
ü Avoid giving “hotmail” or “yahoo” id. Prefer “gmail” id, it is accounted as more professional.
ü Give alternative numbers of the person who can understand the intensity of the call / conversation.
ü Include only relevant content.