Creating a resume for the first time should be painful, especially for you who just graduated from school. “What kind of information that I have to write?” That is a kind of question which usually being questioned by fresh graduate people since they don’t have any working experiences. Nowadays, it is not that difficult. Internet has helped many fresh graduate people to write a good resume and get a good job for starting their career. All you have to do just think about your school/college or any academic achievements as well as your past informal achievements and write it in your resume. Before you start writing your graduate resume, you should find a resume reference or template to give you ideas on writing your own. You can start by download and personalize this entry level resume template below.
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A good Sales resume should impress people who read it. It has to be result-oriented and full with your contribution and achievements. And usually there is a highlighting words in that resume that should highlight your sales capabilities and value to potential employers. For example, you should highlight territory, budget, supervisory responsibilities etc. with a list of your top achievements. Since most of the companies consider their sales strategies and actual performance as confidential information, be careful not to include those confidential information.
Resume may be organized in different way. If you are lack of experiences or just graduated from your school, you should think to make a simple resume that doesn’t put you into difficulties on describing yourself to the employeer. A simple resume is a summary typically limited to one page of size A4 or Letter-size that highlighting only your related experiences and skills that you considers most relevant to the desired position. What is the chance of getting interviewed if you are sending this kind of resume? It depends on your target company. If you are targeted a small company, or your relative or friends company, you should not have to worry of not getting interviewed. But, if you plan to work for well known company, you should make a professional resume rather than just using this simple resume template. Because you need more eye-catching layout and more detail focus on your experiences and skills to be competed with other applicants.
A functional resume is a resume that emphasize on applicant’s specific work experience and skills rather than on applicant’s chronological work history experience. This type of resume can be effective for people who have gaps in their employment history or for those who do not have a good career progression. By using this format, your best skills will be highlighted and give you a better chance at getting an interview.
For example, you were running your own business but it didn’t give results as expected, so you decided to become an employee again, or you are a mother who has to focus on raising your children for some time before becoming an employee again… If you are using a chronological format, the employeer will notice that you have gaps in your employment history which could make them ignore your application, eventhough you have a skills and experience that probably suitable with that job. The other reason of using this type of resume format is to emphasize your experience and skills to a specific job where you can showcase a particular set of skills that is important to the position.