It’s an era of the survival of the fittest. This demands maximum commitment in any kind of work you do. In addition, this commitment should be very much while searching for a job for you. The first step in a job search would be framing a resume. Here we are dealing with finance resumes since finance jobs are aplenty today and there is a lot of untapped market for financial segments. In addition, it has to be remembered that resume is the first phase in your approach to your employer. In addition, nowadays resumes are posted online and hence the resume made should be made attractive on an online context also.
Any resume should have four basic components. A) Experience information B) achievements C) Educational Qualification D) personal details. Apart from these, a financial resume should have certifications undergone like NSE certification on financial markets (NCFM), Chartered Financial analyst (CFA) since in the field of finance certifications are a great value addition. In addition, the financial projects undertaken by them in their previous organizations and how their contribution towards increase of revenue was should be provided in the resume. Another important inclusion should be of their memberships in various financial forums and societies. This would give an employer an idea of the exposure level of the employee. Another important addition is the details about the researches, if any, done in the field of finance. This would greatly improve your chances of being recruited because as far as finance is concerned research and analytic approaches are given the highest priority.
Other than this, a Finance resume would be similar to any other resume. It would include headings and subheadings with the summary of the employee’s profile briefed in the first half followed by educational qualification, achievements and personal details. Another important part of a resume is references that would be of great advantage power if the references cited are people in very high positions in highly renowned institutions. One factor, which has gained prominence in its inclusion in resumes in the recent past, is keywords. Keywords are essential today as resumes are majorly posted online and hence when the employer searches for a potential employee he will search with a keyword. Keywords maybe anything like your major interest or your best soft skills or your areas of expertise. Therefore, this article can be summarized with the fact that first impression is the best impression and hence made the best.