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    Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    I am searching for the job for a year and still not able to land in a job, one of my friend advised me to update my resume. Is that needed? Do I have to update the resume every month or so? What is the use of doing it? If I want to update the resume then what all I can add in it? Please give your valuable suggestions.

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    RE:Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?
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    Hi friend,
    Hope you are in good health and good state of mind!

    There is no need to update your Resume every month.

    But make sure that you update it before you apply for a new job!

    See,for a candidate,the Resume holds a very important position in getting selected for the job.

    --> Resume is a document that is used to describe a person in the best possible way.
    --> The most important thing to remember is that you should only describe your achievements,even though
    they are on a lower level.
    --> Put a cover letter over the Resume to make it look different from others.
    --> Use power words in the Resume such as efficient,focused,motivated,enthusiastic and more such words
    that show positive energy.
    --> Keep the font size 12 and the font should be Times Roman.
    --> Give sufficient space between different headings.
    --> Check that there are no spelling mistakes in the Resume.


    Bye!



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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I am searching for the job for a year and still not able to land in a job, one of my friend advised me to update my resume. Is that needed? Do I have to update the resume every month or so? What is the use of doing it? If I want to update the resume then what all I can add in it? Please give your valuable suggestions.
    Dear Aspirant,

    It is not necessary to update your resume every month.It is necessary only when you have done something new.

    As you know that the resume is nothing but a summary in relation to your name,address,qualification,achievement,hobby,exper ience etc.

    You should not send same resume to all the companies.

    Depending upon the requirement of the company,you should high light those particular qualities.You can find it in search by google as to what quality is required by the concerned company.Suppose you are going to apply for the post of sales executive,you should have good communication skill in english & if you are applying for programmer,you should high light your technical skills.

    Thanks & good luck.

    Ashok

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Hi..I think your friend is certainly right and you should certainly try to update your resume every month or so..You can only update your resume if you have achieved something extra during that period..

    So if you havent done anything yet, you can do some extra course related to your job like a computer or a software course..Or you can also get employeed as a trainee for a month or two related to your nature of work to get some prior exposure and also this will add value to your resume..

    Also you can do some charity work and about the same to your resume..Many companies prefer this now-a-days..

    This will certainly add value to your resume and give you an edge over the others..You will certainly get benefit by doing this..And you will see the results..

    Also for getting a job improve your communication and english speaking skills and the fluency of your language..Improve your GK as well which is very important..Read newspapers daily and also good english books..Speak in english as much as you can and also practice the same in front of a mirrror which will certainly give you confidence..

    Dont be nervous..Be calm and composed and Confident..

    Good luck .. Thanks

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    hello sir,
    it is good to get updated your resume.the companies recruit candidates looking acording to the present situation so what you are must be updated rather than backward in order to face the competition in the cureent running world.you can updae resume by adding or doing soming relevant courses that are done by you in recent times andas a part of activities and intrests you can add some things you think you have done rececntly done which you think you are proud.

    thank u...

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Hello Friend !!

    Resume :

    A resume is a two pages document which contains your personal info and achievement and education qualification.

    A resume can be created on your own in a sequence manner as per the Resume Format.

    Resume should be changed many times depending on the purpose.

    There is nothing like that you have to change or update your resume once in a month.

    A Resume should be Updated :

    When you have done any course and which is not added in the Resume.

    When you have achieved any thing like awards or medal, then you can change your Resume by adding this.

    If you have developed any website, then you can add this in your resume.

    If you started blogging recently, then change your Resume by adding this quality.

    If you are going for an Interview related to Software or IT then change your resume according to it.

    If suppose you are going for an Interview which is related to BPO or KPO or Technical Support, then change your Resume according to that role.

    Good Luck !!

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Dear Friend Yes it is necessary to add and update the resume regularly as when you update your resume then your resume gets in the top list .. So the recruiters can reach your resume first and you can get the opportunity easily and in a very fast way.. Also adding various qualities in the resume attracts more employers to your profile ... SO you need to update in the resume regularly..add your projects with updates regularly ALL THE BEST

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Yes it is very necessary that we should regular update the resume in every month or while applying for the different job. If we are going to apply for the job then we should not use the previous resume we should make the new resume according to the requirement of the new job profile. Yes there will be something common but the main things you have to change or update.
    You can also post your resume on the some websites from there you can change after one month-
    www.naukri.com
    www.shine.com
    www.monster.com
    www.fresherworld.com

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Hi,

    You should update your resume if you have done some work related to your professional course or have done some course.

    But updating the resume every month is not necessary. Updation is required if you have done something new.

    Moreover, you can get your resume professionaly written which will definitely increase the chances of your resume gets shortlisted.

    By the time you should improve your interpersonal skills, communication skills, which is very much required for selection.

    You can also join some course for value addition of your qualification, that may increase your chances of selection.

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I am searching for the job for a year and still not able to land in a job, one of my friend advised me to update my resume. Is that needed? Do I have to update the resume every month or so? What is the use of doing it? If I want to update the resume then what all I can add in it? Please give your valuable suggestions.
    The most common practise of writting a resume is after completing a certain degree or a training or any other educational qualification level. So it is clear when to update it. A resume is a document which best describes you so it should include all the levels of training and education you have undergone.
    You don't have to update your resume every month, you should update it only when you achieve a certain qualification.
    No fake information should be included in a resume because it will led to a devasting impact.

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Yes, my friend updating your resume regularly is very important The companies see and take those employees whose resume are up to date regularly that tells the person is learning and connected to its field so company will be more interested in person more updated

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    there is noo need to update your resume every months.. but you need to update your resume if you have work experience and searching for a better job with good salary...

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    It is not necessary to update your resume monthly.It is necessary only if you've got done one thing new.

    As you recognize that the resume is nothing however a outline in relevance your name,address,qualification,achievement,hobby,exper ience etc.
    You must not send same resume to any or all the businesses.
    Relying upon the need of the corporate,you should high lightweight those explicit qualities.You can realize it in search by Google on what quality is needed by the involved company.Suppose you're reaching to apply for the post of sales govt,you should have smart communication talent in English & if you're applying for applied scientist,you should high lightweight your technical skills.
    .I think your friend is definitely right and you must definitely try and update your resume monthly around..You can solely update your resume if you've got achieved one thing further throughout that amount..

    Thus if you haven't done something nevertheless, you'll do some further course associated with your job sort of a laptop or a software package course..Or you conjointly|also can|can even|may also|may} get staff as a tiro for a month or 2 associated with your nature of labor to induce some previous exposure and also this can add worth to your resume..
    Additionally you'll do some charity work and concerning constant to your resume..Many corporations like this now-a-days..

    This can definitely add worth to your resume and provides you a foothold over the others..You will definitely get profit by doing this..And you may see the results..

    Additionally for obtaining employment improve your communication and English speaking skills and also the fluency of your language..Improve your GK in addition that is incredibly necessary..Read newspapers daily and additionally smart English books..Speak in English the maximum amount as you'll and additionally follow constant ahead of a mirror which is able to definitely offer you confidence..
    The most common follow of writing a resume is when finishing an explicit degree or a coaching or the other academic qualification level. thus it's clear once to update it. A resume could be a document that best describes you thus it ought to embody all the degree of coaching and education you've got undergone.
    you do not got to update your resume monthly, you must update it only if you reach an explicit qualification.
    No pretend data ought to be enclosed during a resume as a result of it'll LED to a devastating impact.

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    hello...

    it is not necessary but if you learn any new things in the that time you can update the resume otherwise no need ..

    if you post the resume in job portals like Monster,Naukri at that time you can update the resume daily

    all the best

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Hi,
    It is not necessary to update resume every months.
    but if unluckily, you don't have job then update every week.
    its best for you.
    all the best.

    Thanks

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?
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    Hi,

    Its great to see that you are so much concerned about your future!
    Hats off to your spirits!

    A resume is a summary of your experiences and skills relevant to the field of work you are entering.
    It highlights your accomplishments to show a potential employer that you are qualified for the work you want.
    It is not a biography of everything you have done.
    Its purpose is to get you an interview.
    A resume can (and often should) reflect more than just your paid work experience.

    There is no harm in updating your Resume on a regular basis.
    By doing so you'll ensure that you don't miss out writing any of your recent achievements.
    So its a nice idea to keep updating your Resume on monthly basis.

    But make sure that you include every single achievement in the recent times,be it small or big.
    You should include this in your Resume for sure.
    No work is small to do in this world.
    Be it any kind of industry,you must include every single work that you have done in the past.

    So along with the Resume,keep working hard and concentrate on your work!


    Best of Luck for the future!



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    Smile Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I am searching for the job for a year and still not able to land in a job, one of my friend advised me to update my resume. Is that needed? Do I have to update the resume every month or so? What is the use of doing it? If I want to update the resume then what all I can add in it? Please give your valuable suggestions.
    Hello Aspirant...
    ....It no so much necessary to update your resume.But according to your saying you are searching a job for a year thats why your friends advises are very much true..If you update your bio data according to your work experience however it is famous or not you get offer from many companies according to your work experience as well as your suitable.It sometimes helps you to find good oppertunity in your dull life.But for this you should increase your language skill,gk power,read more english book to inprove your group discussion skill or grooming skilll .and also the analytical power.One can you can do that is there are some website where you can submit your resume like
    naukri.com
    freshersworld.com like..
    .

    Thanking you....
    Best of luck....

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Hello Friend,
    CV/Resume plays important role for your selection so it should be an impressive one.
    don't make it large by adding more pages to it it should be max 2 pages such that interviewer will be able to quickly go through it.
    you dont need to update it regularly in a interval of a month or two because what you will add extra ,rather you should update it when you get any achievements in any work,have completed or learned any skill which you think by adding can be helpful in your selection.
    dont add irrelevant details in the CV to make it bulky and bad
    I am listing few points which will help you to build a effective professional CV.
    In the top of the page left side give your Name and Mail Id and right side corner paste your recent colour size photo.then

    1-Start with your career objective
    2-list your academics in descending order from the latest to to the matriculation
    3-mention what extra skills you know which will be helpful in your professional life(like languages you have learned like C,C++ if you have done any certification then highlight that.),if you have done any internship in any corporate then that experience certificate you can attach along with your CV .
    4-then provide your achievements during your career and how you have worked with teams to achieve this and mention all awards which you have got in your career
    5-mention your hobbies and be prepared to face questions from this section,and think of hobbies you can answer all questions from that section and relate how that help you or motivate you to work .they may ask you the same question.
    6-then mention your details like address ,contact info ...etc.
    7-family details are optional,like father name,address etc and should be provided at the end.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Is it necessary to update the resume every months or so?

    Resume becomes an inherent part in order to grab an job. So it should be updated and must have professional look which must be easier to know about you to the intervieweer. No, it's not necessary to update a resume every month. There is no specific time limit on which you can update it. In other words, Resume must be updated only if you have forgetten to add something which is essential and you have gained some qualification, achievement or done any other short courses after the last updation of your resume. Some companies requires that your's resume to be in the format as stated by them for that also you need to create a new resume.

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