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5 Latest Resume Making Strategies for Doctors

Whenever a job is applied by a candidate then the most important thing, for a good impression, is an attractive resume/CV or cover letter. Many candidates do not even know the difference between these three things which puts them in a confusion. Sometimes the importance is also not known by the candidate.


As a recruitment company, we also have seen that many candidates do not bother about making their resume or CV on their own and give money to people for a resume and as a result, the candidate gets a negative impression at the first stage. In this blog, we will tell the difference between a resume, CV & cover letter along with tips for making an attractive and professional resume.

Why is a resume or CV important?

These paper-based or digital resumes or CVs are the introductions of the candidate whosoever is applying for a job. All these formal documents are asked by all the companies/organizations for a better understanding of the candidate. Your resume or CV is a reflection of all your achievements or qualifications along with your experience(if any).

Difference between a Resume, a CV, and a Cover Letter.

Resume – A resume is a formal document that is shorter in length and most importantly any fresher candidate needs to have a resume rather than a CV or a cover letter. The length of a resume is usually 1 to 2 pages only.


Curriculum Vitae (CV) – The full form of the CV is Curriculum Vitae. It is a Latin word that means the course of your life. It is a very in-depth document and is usually 2-3 pages. If you are having experience in some fields then all the tasks and duties should be mentioned in a CV.


Cover Letter – A cover letter cannot be presented alone. It is always attached with a resume or a CV which is a kind of formal letter which is written to the hiring manager as your introduction. This contains paragraphs that are developed in a proper format and tells the hiring manager the reason why you are qualified for the job. It is usually a single page only.

5 Tips for Resume Building

Following are the most important 5 tips while making a resume or a CV before applying for a job.

Satisfy yourself first

It is the most important thing to remember that first satisfy yourself with the information you are going to provide in the resume or CV. The first thing to be added is your objective. Do not use words or sentences from the internet and do not copy the same stuff. Make some changes that look genuine to the employer. It should reflect your motive for getting a job.

Do not pay and get one for yourself.

You should try to make your resume or CV on your own. You can take help from the internet or from someone whom you think has better knowledge of making a resume. Many applications or websites are there which might help you with the templates.

Latest Job and qualifications on the top

Always give your qualification in a table format, the latest qualification at the top, and so on, and Job specifications in a grouping with Job titles and tasks. For instance, you have worked in three organizations, and then first, you should give your latest organization name with the job title and tasks. The previous job was in second place, and so on. You can also use bullets and numbering for tasks and duties in different organizations while writing a resume.

Personal Information

This is also important to write some of the personal information in your resume or CV. The considerable points are Father’s Name, DOB, Blood group, and Marital Status. This information will help you in many ways. This will differentiate your individuality even if there is a person with the same name. For example, there might be two people with the name Rahul at the same time, and they both are not using their family names. This particular personal information will differentiate their identity at that time.

By following these steps, you can impress your employer at first sight. Again a noticeable point

Use bold/ Italics and Underline.

If you want to highlight some of your tasks or achievements,, use bold, italics, and underlining. This may give your text an attractive look. For example, you worked as an assistant professor in a college/university and taught as a guest lecturer also.

You may write as follows:

  • I have worked as an Assistant Professor at GNDU, Amritsar, and took sessions as a guest lecturer at other universities like LPU, DAV University, and CT University.
  • You can also use different font sizes to give names to elements like Objective, Education, Experience, Hobbies, Technical Skills, Other Skills, Extra-Curricular Activities, and Achievements.


NOTE: Do not use different font styles. Write in one font style only.