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The ACE of Soft Skills: Attitude, Communication and Etiquette for Success by Mahadevan Ramesh, Gopalaswamy Ramesh

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Resumé Writing

“If you call failures as experiments, you can out them in your resumé and claim them as achievements.”

 

– Mason Cooley

Your resumé is the first gate to the heaven of getting your dream job. And there is as much stampede at this gate as on the first day of a newly released Bollywood movie with well known star cast. Studies have shown that typically, an organization gets several hundred resumés for every job opening. To handle this kind of crowd, the sentries at this gate have to display tremendous alacrity and sagacity.

Just consider the enormity of the task in hand for the recruiting organization. For every post they have to fill, they get, say, a hundred resumés. (By the way, it is pronounced ri-zoo-may with emphasis on the ...

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