CV Building Workshop IDEATE INNOVATE INSPIRE • Stands for Curriculum Vitae. • Marketing Document, where you market yourself! • Most flexible and convenient way to make applications. • Application Form • There is no “one best way” to construct a CV! What is a CV? What is a CV? Execution Planning Learning Making a CV Making a CV : L-P-E Model • Know the startup • Internship Position Details • Recipient Executive Details • Mind specified guidelines • Follow Standard format Making a CV Making a CV : Learning • Jot down all the related information. • Filter, get the information that can be fit in. • Filter again, lack of space/repetition. • Prioritize related points. Making a CV Making a CV : Planning • Try to use a standard format. • Write an effective objective. • Be precise. • Give brief description of important points. • Proof Read. Making a CV Making a CV : Execution Do Don’t Highlight important information Cite non-quantifiable achievements. Use tables Use Photograph Formal Font, size 9-10 Colored/Glossy font Provide contact details Use “I”. Write in Passive. Making a CV Making a CV : Do’s and Don’t’s Step-by-Step Standard Format Include 1.Name 2.Contact Number 3.Address 4.Email ID 5. Date of Birth Do not include a photograph, unless specified. Step-by-Step Standard Format + Personal Details Generally a one-liner. Start with “To”. Write in Passive. Be precise but exhaustive. Step-by-Step Standard Format + Personal Details + Objective Objective 3.CGPA(until now) Step-by-Step Standard Format + Personal Details + Include: Objective + 1.Class X Educational Details 2.Class XII National/State Level Engineering Entrance Ranks Academic Scholarships Other academic records Step-by-Step Standard Format + Personal Details + Objective Include: + Educational Details + Olympiad Ranks Scholastic Achievements Include as many relevant courses. classes. Step-by-Step Standard Format + Personal Details + Objective <Optional Field> + Educational Details + Include Courses undertaken in College. Scholastic Achievements Include courses completed in online learning + Relevant Courses <Certificate MUST> 2.Relate skills to the job at hand. E.g. Finance <-> Analytical Skills. Marketing <-> Exposure to negotiaition/persuading activities. Step-by-Step Standard Format + Personal Details + Objective 1.Use “Action Words” + Educational Details e.g. He gave a speech.<-> He delivered a speech. + E.g. If you work in a restaurant. Scholastic Achievements You + work in a team, provide quality service, deal Relevant Courses tactfully with complaints. + Work Experience Step-by-Step Standard Format + Personal Details + Objective <Optional> + Educational Details + 1.Languages. Scholastic Achievements 2.Programming Languages. + Relevant Courses 3.Computing knowledge. + 4.Technical knowhow. Work Experience + Skill<Certificate Set may not be required> TV, Reading. is a boost. Step-by-Step Standard Format + Personal Details + Objective Short and to the point. + Educational Don’t Details put solitary hobbies , e.g. Watching + Show a range on interests. Scholastic Achievements Out + of the ordinary hobbies. Relevant Coursesrelevant to the job. Interests + An evidence of leadership and team skills Work Experience + Skill Set + Extra-Curricular Activities Tips for a good CV: 1.Craft your CV specific to the job. 2.Carefully and clearly laid out content. 3.Informative but concise. 4.Accurate in spelling and grammar. 5.Try to fit in a page. Contact: Kunal Desai Senior Manager Corporate and Media Relations Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur +91 9830794765 [email protected] Thank You! THANK YOU!