The market is getting more competitive with each passing day. This results creating pressure among job seekers. Hence, the tension to prepare a CV that could show its impact on recruiters is high. So, we will discuss some tips to get your CV shortlisted which is the very first step to get you a job.
Let’s get started!
Recruiters spend just a few seconds to screen your CV. Make sure to match your experience and knowledge with the needs of the position. Highlight your expertise that will be helpful for the company’s growth. You need to engage their interest by the first half of the page itself.
Many job seekers create a poorly organized CV that means they forget to mention the critical information. E.g., while putting your experience you mention the company name and your designation but forget to mention the time span you worked for that specific role.
Other things that need to be considered by the job seekers are:-
(A) Don’t miss contact information while CV writing.
(B) Don’t forget to mention achievements.
(C ) Keep updating your CV regularly.
(D) Don’t write “CV/Resume” on top of your resume.
(F) Use correct theme font and text size.
Try to use the keywords that are tailored to the job description. It helps to rank your CV higher.
Recruiters can quickly scan through these keywords and take further action.
But do not overuse such keywords.
After spending a few seconds on your CV recruiter’s conclude following points:-
(A) This person has the skills that I require.
(B) This person understands what are my requirements.
(C ) How this person would be beneficial for an organization.
Understand, to get your CV shortlisted is not a rocket science. Make sure you follow all the instructions mentioned by the recruiters.
Your CV faces the first round of interview so make it worth. Write down the things that recruiters love to see in your CV.