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Don't include your patronym. Write the resume in English and make sure.
Most US and European hiring managers say it's unnecessary but If you do include one, make sure it is a professional headshot with nothing in the background.
Make sure your contact info is clearly legible and easy to spot.
Use a professional email, ideally one that's just your first and last name.
Hard skills outline your technical proficiencies. These can include programming languages, data analytics, mathematical aptitude
Soft skills are the interpersonal qualities you need to succeed in the workplace. They determine how you work with and relate to others, think of them as people skills.
Critical thinker, effective communicator, team player are good ways to describe yourself when you want to highlight your soft skills.
Make sure to highlight your leadership and communication abilities
Include your location, desired salary
List your work experiences from most to least recent.
Include the city and country this job took place in.
Include 3-5 sentences or bullet points that illustrate the value of your core function in the role.
If you have gaps of more than 3 months between jobs make sure to provide information on what you did in that time period.
Make sure you frame your functions in a way that highlights the impact your work had on the overall team or organization.
Make It Measurable
Frame your experiences in numbers, percentages, and milestones to illustrate that you have a track record of meeting concrete goals.
Rather than writing “successfully hit sprint milestones” as a bullet point write “successfully hit sprint milestones 100% of the time and shortened the software development timeline by 25% in the last 5 months.”
Include college education and/or college level courses you've taken that are relevant to the role.
Make sure to highlight additional extracurricular activities that are relevant to the role you are applying for.
These can be like hackathons, speaking engagements or volunteer work.
List any awards and accomplishments as well as accredited professional certifications
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