Building your Résumé (CV)
The set of Résumé pages allow you to build an online résumé or CV (curriculum vitae) and is where you add details about your education, professional experience, qualifications, skill sets etc.
In most of the sections you need to click Add to put an entry into your profile. Use Cancel to close the form without saving your entry. If you have more than one entry, use the arrows to order them as you choose. Note: It is important to save each new entry using the button at the foot of the form. Entries are displayed in a tabular format. Change an entry by clicking Edit or click Delete to remove entries. When you are finished, save your changes to return to the page. In many instances, you can click the item to view or hide the information depending on who you want to view your résumé.
The résumé includes :
This includes :
- Cover Letter : allows you to create a message for those users reviewing your résumé. Using the HTML editor you can format the cover letter as required
Personal Information : DOB, place of birth, gender, marital status
2. Education & Employment
This includes :
- Education History : allows you to create a record of your academic qualifications
- Employment History : allows you to create a record of your work experience
This includes certifications, books, publications and professional memberships
This includes personal, academic and career goals. Personal or career goals are often provided in résumés so that employers can understand how a particular role might suit your ambitions. You can also use the academic goals section to describe achievements you are seeking in your programme of study
This includes personal, academic and work skills. Employers are always interested in what skills you can bring to a role. You can also use this section to display the attributes that you would bring to a collaborative community or working group
This allows to list your personal and/or professional interests. This might include your hobbies, sporting activities, volunteer work, areas of research and expertise etc. Listing your interests will help employers form a better picture of who you are and what you would bring to their organisation