Someone please tell me what is wrong with my resume?
Someone please tell me what is wrong with my resume? I have been applying for more than a month and not even gotten a call back. I think there is something wrong with my resume. Can you tell me what you think. Any ideas why I am not even getting a call back. Everything is on line now. I interview well, but I have not gotten an interview. How can I make this resume better? Thanks in advance. (note:Advice from HR and consultant are more appreciated,u know all about it) I pasted my resume below, • London SE6 • +44 (0)7545094603 • firstname.lastname@example.org To obtain a position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people. SKILLS: IT: • Systems: Microsoft windows (Advanced knowledge), UNIX and Linux • Hardware: Servers, Hubs, Routers, Switches and PC’s • Software: MS Office Suite and MS SQL Server • Networking: TCP/IP and Ethernet • Languages: Visual Basic, C, C++ and HTML Laboratory (Electronics): • Stimulating various Microprocessor programs. • Integrating hardware and software with VHDL programs. • Designed various circuits to provide a defined output. General: • Excellent communication, analytical and management skills • Determined, innovative and creative • Positive and enthusiastic • Ability to work effectively under pressure Fluent lingual skills: • English and Tamil. ACADEMICS: 2008 – 2009 British Institute of Technology and E-Commerce LONDON,U.K. (COVENTRY UNIVERSITY) M.B.A. in Innovative management • Core subjects: Strategy, Marketing, Management of information system, Innovative management, Supply chain management, Quality management and Finance. • Dissertation research in Supply chain management. 2003 – 2007 SRM UNIVERSITY CHENNAI, INDIA B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering • Core subjects: Electronics Circuits, Digital Communication, microprocessor, Information Theory, Computer Architecture and Micro controller, Satellite Communication, Radar and Navigational Aids, Engineering Economics and Management. • Dissertation research in Wireless Communication Engineering. EXPERIENCE: Dhillon Investment limited, London March 08 - Ongoing Job Title: Assistant Manager • Responsible for the supervision of a staff of twenty people within the organization • Responsible for the recruitment and training of employees. • Responsibilities included customer service, Marketing of the shop and maintaining the labour and food cost under the margin giving the store highest amount of net profit. • Maintenance of the day books which includes purchase, sales, receipts, and payments DELL INTERNATIONAL, INDIA Jun 07 - Jan 08 Job Title: Sales Executive (B2B) • To sell Dell computers and peripherals over the phone. • To work in a team in a target driven environment. • Cross selling and up selling of the product to generate more revenue. • Maintaining and chasing sales leads, and gathering market and customer information. • Provide excellent customer services and communication with different departments to resolve customer’s queries. ACHIEVEMENT: • Awarded as the “Best revenue generator”. • Introduced new pilot team to improve customer satisfaction by 20%. • Various changes and improvements suggested by me was recognized and implemented in the organization. • Proactively worked as a project coordinator in different in house projects. Forever Living Products (FLP), INDIA July 05 - Feb 06 Job Title: Business development executive (B2B) • To sell and distribute the FLP products through chain marketing and direct selling. • Involved outbound cold and warm calling. • To lead team of 25 trainees and to identify customer group by segmentation. • To create leads and organize meeting with prospective business customers. • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations, and providing customers with quotations. International YES Summit, CHENNAI, INDIA May 05 – June 05 Job Title: Event coordinator. • Coordinated and volunteered for organizing venue for delegates from 88 countries. • To manage conferences, distribution of agenda, space allocation, entertainment etc. • To work in team and to provide all the help in the event from reception of delegates, entertainment, and till send off. REFERENCE: Available on request. PRABALAN PANNEER SELVAM
Asked By: prabalan - 4/26/2010
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Is there any chance that you can find out who the companies are that you are applying to and submit a physical resume? Jobs post on-line unfortunately decrease your odds of getting an interview. On average for every 200 resumes received, only 1 is granted an interview... More
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There is no such problem with your resume. If you are not getting interview calls then there may be some reasons as follows... More
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