5 things to avoid getting your CV lost


5 things to avoid getting your CV lost

As you send your CV across, your focus is on getting an interview call. Would you like that in spite of you having all the required qualifications and experience you don’t get an interview call? We have seen many CVs where good candidates do not get an interview as their CVs get lost in the huge bunch of documents received by the HR department. 

Your CV is your first interaction with the prospective buyers of your skills. Try to keep it as easier and interesting for your customers as possible. Here are the top 5 things which contribute to someone not receiving an interview call.

Avoid long e-mail addresses in your CV
Avoid funky e-mail ids in your CV
Avoid saving your CV with an irrelevant file name
Don't embedding contact information in the text in your CV
Don't providing contact details of your parents in your CV

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Sample CV Objective, Experience Summary, Career Profile


To work in a globally competitive environment on challenging assignments that shall yield the twin benefits of the job satisfaction and a steady-paced professional growth.

Experience Summary:

Working in _____________, Bangalore as Trainee Software engineering from _____________ Till Date
Worked in ___________ in a period of ______________

Career Profile:

Working on sql queries, PLSQL.
Recognized for long hours, commitment to customers, attention to detail, professionalism, and follow-up
Web based Applications Development for feature.
User Interface Designing for the existing Product,
Implementing all our skills to full fill our clients need
Requirement Gathering and SRS Preparation for the Product,
Online Client Support for our Product SohamLife (Life Insurance Product).
Implementation training to the Client for the product SohamGeni (General Insurance Product).
Website designing for the company with new updated design and Ideas.

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-A qualified individual with Bachelors degree in Engineering with specialization in Computer Science from __________
-Rich domain knowledge with comprehensive understanding and practical knowledge of various languages, operating systems and software.
-Excellent comprehension of Software Development Life Cycle including thorough knowledge of Software Development, Unit testing and Reusability of Existing Module.
-Enriched with the ability to learn new concepts & technology within a short span of time.
-Self motivated, hard working and goal-oriented with a high degree of flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness, commitment and optimism.

Nene 11-14-2011 04:22 AM

Sample CV


Career Objective :

To secure a challenging position where I can effectively contribute my skills as Software
Engineer, possessing competent Technical Skills.

Educational Qualifications:

Academic Projects

Other Projects


Professional Skills :
Languages : C, C++, Java SE, J2EE, .Net(C#)
Database : MySql, MSSQLServer, Oracle
Operating Systems : Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7.

Core Competency:
Team Management
Project Team Leader
Adaptability and Goal-Oriented
Good Communication Skills



Personal Profile


I hereby declare that the above-mentioned information is correct up to my knowledge and I
bear the responsibility for the correctness of the above-mentioned particulars.


Nene 11-14-2011 04:21 AM


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