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Six things in your CV that helps recruiters notice you: from brevity to SEO friendly language

These days, algorithms embedded in platforms such as job sites and career pages of organisations decide the match of a candidate's Resume vis-a-vis the job description.

April 29, 2022 / 05:30 PM IST

As hiring and appraisal season kicks in, a well-structured and nicely designed resume could be a vital catalyst for you to secure your next career opportunity.

Your resume is required to be devised with a great deal of thought, reflection and planning. It must keep in mind the language, the visual appeal, brevity and the search engine optimisation friendly features to get notices, says John Poulose, an alumnus of Harvard Business School and managing director of Eclatmax Training and Consulting, a career and human resources consultancy.

In a chat with Moneycontrol, Poulose lists six points to help job-seekers in building a quality resume that can act as their goodwill ambassador and create the desired impression.

 1) Brevity :  Understanding that a Resume requires to be a brief document, not more than 2 pages is vital. The objective of a Resume is to provide a snapshot of your profile. A Curriculum Vitae (CV), could be created for a detailed insight into your accomplishments.