Updated: Aug 16, 2018
Q. As an experienced HR professional, what CV tips do you have for students?
Recruiting at a senior level means that I work a lot with foreigners and look at dozens of resumes on a daily basis. Your CV should include a clear, concise summary that includes keywords that the recruiting organisation is looking out for. It is important to not contain overly-flowerly language or be too difficult to understand, as recruiters do not have the luxury of time to scrutinise every detail in your resume. As an NUS student, you need to know how to sell your skills and attitude.
"I was excited to be headhunted into my second company, but eventually left due to a conflict of working styles. From that, I learnt to be more discerning about opportunities and the importance of doing due diligence on new offers especially through firsthand sharing from current employees"
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