Resume Format 2017 — Singapore Style

They say the coming of the new year is the best time to change and improve your life.

This includes your career.

So, in 2017, let us help you revamp your resume to make it stronger and more professional in order to stand out from the competition and grow your career.

We will show you the most effective resume format for 2017 and why you should use it for your job application plans.

 

Why Use Our Resume Format 2017?

Professionally-written resumes can help get ahead in your career. Not only will it catch the attention of hiring managers, it will also increase your interview call back rate.

While there are a lot or available resume formats you can choose from, proven resume formats and templates for 2017 will give you higher chances of getting noticed.

Our resume format for 2017 contain all the main sections advocated by the Workforce Development Authority of Singapore, so you can never go wrong!

 

ResumeWriter’s Resume Format 2017

[COMPLETE NAME]

[Professional Title]

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Tel No.: +65 XXXX XXXX | Email: abc@company.com | Nationality: Singaporean


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Senior Sales Director with 10+ years of experience in B2C sales to clients in industries such as FMCG, F&B, hospitality, and automotive.
  • <More executive summary lines here>

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

– Executive Leadership
                                    – Skill 5
– Sales and Marketing
                                    – Skill 6
– Skill 3
                                    – Skill 7
– Skill 4
                                    – Skill 8

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

[JOB TITLE]                                                                                    2005 – present
[Company Name, Location]
  • Lead team of 10 executives to drive all aspects of sales and marketing for leading FMCG brand.
  • Prepare strategic business plan, monthly reports, setting of revenue targets, and business forecasts.
  • <More work descriptions here>

Significant Highlights

  • Consistently exceeded sales target by 120% month on month.
  • <More achievements here>
[JOB TITLE]                                                                                    2000 – 2005
[Company Name, Location]
  • <Insert work descriptions here>

Significant Highlights

  • <Insert achievements here>
[JOB TITLE]                                                                                    1992 – 2000
[Company Name, Location]
  • <Insert work descriptions here>

Significant Highlights

  • <Insert achievements here>

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • [Degree], [Course], [Institution] | YYYY-YYYY
  • [Degree], [Course], [Institution] | YYYY-YYYY

MISC. INFORMATION

  • Technical Skills: MS Office Suite
  • Languages: English, Chinese
  • Availability: 1 months’ notice

References available upon request

 

Main Sections of Our Resume Format 2017

  • Name and Professional Title
  • Personal and Contact Information
  • Executive Summary
  • Technical Skills and/or Areas of Expertise
  • Work Experiences – divided into 2 parts: daily workscopes and key achievements
  • Education and Professional Qualifications
  • Miscellaneous Information
  • References

 

How To Use Our Resume Format 2017

  1. Our resume format 2017 is presented in text format. You can simply copy and paste the entire format on MS Word (or similar application).
  2. Once the format is pasted on Word, you can go ahead and change the details according to your personal information and work experiences. (NOTE: Lines and spaces may vary. Make sure to adjust accordingly)
  3. Alternatively, you can just download our free resume templates 2017 to make sure that the resume format remains intact and will not vary.

 

Additional Resume Writing Tips for 2017

  1. Keep your resume as short and as concise as possible. Leave out work descriptions that are already implied or obvious. As much as possible, your resume would not exceed 2 pages.
  2. Focus on your current and latest 2-3 work experiences. Earlier career history such as interships and part-time jobs should not take a lot of space on your resume.
  3. Include important and relevant keywords throughout your resume.  Most companies use resume scanning softwares to filter candidates’ resumes based from keywords and terminologies associated to the position.
  4. Make sure to showcase significant achievements such as successful projects managed, key accounts handled, as well as quantifiable metrics that can support your strenghts.
  5. Attach a cover letter to your resume when applying for jobs topersonalise your application and provide a “teaser” to hiring managers as to why you are best candidate for the position.

 

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